College Basketball Picks 2/16/20

College Basketball Picks 2/16/20

Temple vs Villanova

Time: 2/16/20 @ 1:00 PM ET
Location: Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, PA
TV: FS1
Spread: Villanova -6.5
Money Line: Temple +220 | Villanova -260
Total: 139.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
Temple
13-11
5-7
11-13
Villanova
18-6
8-4
10-12-2
Prediction

Villanova has been playing well at home covering in 50.0% of there games. Temple hasn’t been playing quite as good on the road covering in only 45.5% of there games. Villanova has been shooting free throws really well. Coming into this game they have the 16th highest free throw percentage in the country. They are shooting at 77.4%, while Temple is only shooting at 68.4%. Villanova has also done a great job of not turning the ball over. Currently, they are only turning the ball over 15.4% of the time, while Temple is turning the ball over 18.2% of the time. My pick for this game is Villanova -6.5.

Best Bet: Villanova -6.5

Loyola Maryland vs Colgate

Time: 2/16/20 @ 2:00 PM ET
Location: Reitz Arena, Baltimore, MD
TV: Stadium
Spread: Colgate -5
Money Line: Loyola Maryland +200 | Colgate -240
Total: 149.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
Loyola Maryland
12-14
4-9
13-12
Colgate
20-6
11-2
12-13
Prediction

Colgate has started conference play well going 11-2. Loyola Maryland hasn’t done quite as well only going 4-9. Colgate has been shooting the ball very well from the free-throw line. Currently, Colgate is shooting 76.5% from the free-throw line, while Loyola Maryland is shooting at 65.0%. Colgate is also doing a great job of not turning the ball over. Coming into this game they are only turning the ball over 16.2% of the time, while Loyola Maryland is turning the ball over 19.2%. My play for this game is Colgate -5.

Best Bet: Colgate -5

Boston College vs NC State

Time: 2/16/20 @ 6:00 PM ET
Location: Silvio O. Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, MA
TV: ACC Network
Spread: NC State -4.5
Money Line: Boston College +180 | NC State -200
Total: 142

Team Overall Conference ATS
Boston College
12-13
6-8
12-13
NC State
16-8
7-6
12-11-1
Prediction

NC State has played very well on the road covering in 66.7% of there games. Boston College has struggled to cover the spread at home, only covering in 42.9% of there games. NC State has been shooting the ball very well from three. Currently, they are shooting at 32.4% from behind the arch, while Boston College is only shooting at 29.7%. NC State has also shot the ball well from the free-throw line. They are shooting 70.3%, while Boston College is only shooting at 65.5%. My pick for this game is NC State -4.5.

Best Bet: NC State -4.5

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Chris Hogan

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