College Basketball Picks 2/22/20

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College Basketball Picks 2/22/20

Providence vs Marquette

Time: 2/22/20 @ 12:00 PM ET
Location: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, RI
TV: FS1
Spread: Providence -2
Money Line: Providence -120 | Marquette +100
Total: 142

Team Overall Conference ATS
Providence
15-12
8-6
12-14-1
Marquette
17-8
7-6
16-9
Prediction

Marquette comes into this game as the 18th ranked team in this week’s power rankings. Providence ranks slightly lower as the 57th ranked team. Marquette has been playing well on the road covering in 62.5% of there games. Providence, on the other hand, has only covered in 53.8% of there games at home. One of the strongest parts of Marquette’s game has been there three-point shooting. Currently, they are shooting at 38.1% from beyond the arch, while Providence is shooting at 32.2%. My pick for this game is Marquette +2.

Best Bet: Marquette +2

Xavier vs Villanova

Time: 2/22/20 @ 2:30 PM ET
Location: Cintas Center, Cincinnati, OH
TV: FOX
Spread: Villanova -1
Money Line: Xavier -105 | Villanova -115
Total: 138

Team Overall Conference ATS
Xavier
17-9
6-7
10-14-2
Villanova
20-6
9-4
12-12-2
Prediction

Villanova has been playing very well on the road covering in 62.5% of there game. Xavier hasn’t played near as good at home only covering in 30.8% of there games. Villanova has done a great job of holding on to the basketball. Coming into this game they are only turning the ball over 15.9% of the time, while Xavier is turning the ball over 19.4% of the time. Villanova has also done a great job of shooting the ball from beyond the three-point arc. Currently, they are shooting at 36.9%, while Xavier is only shooting at 30.7%.

Best Bet: Villanova -1

Oklahoma State vs Oklahoma

Time: 2/22/20 @ 4:00 PM ET
Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, OK
TV: ESPN2
Spread: Oklahoma State -1
Money Line: Oklahoma State -120 | Oklahoma +100
Total: 138

Team Overall Conference ATS
Oklahoma State
13-13
6-7
11-15
Oklahoma
16-10
3-10
11-14-1
Prediction

Oklahoma has played very well on the road covering in 33.3% of there games. Oklahoma State has struggled to cover the spread at home, only covering in 30.8% of there games. Oklahoma has been shooting the ball very well from three. Currently, they are shooting at 32.7% from behind the arch, while Oklahoma State is only shooting at 30.2%. Oklahoma has also shot the ball well from the free-throw line. They are shooting 77.4%, while Oklahoma State is only shooting at 72.5%. My pick for this game is Oklahoma +1.

Best Bet: Oklahoma +1

Utah Valley vs Grand Canyon

Time: 2/22/20 @ 4:00 PM ET
Location: UCCU Events Center, Orem, UT
TV: WAC Digital Network
Spread: Utah Valley -3.5
Money Line: Utah Valley -170 | Grand Canyon +150
Total: 144.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
Utah Valley
10-17
4-8
9-15
Grand Canyon
12-14
7-5
9-16
Prediction

Grand Canyon has been playing very well lately winning 7 of there last 10 games. They have done a great job of covering the spread on the road, covering in 33.3% of there games. Utah Valley hasn’t done quite as good at home, only covering in 12.5% of there games. One of the best parts of Grand Canyon’s game has been there ability to shoot the three. Coming into this game they are shooting at 33.3%, while Utah Valley is shooting at 30.5%. My pick for this game is Grand Canyon +3.5.

Best Bet: Grand Canyon +3.5

North Florida vs Lipscomb

Time: 2/22/20 @ 5:00 PM ET
Location: UNF Arena, Jacksonville, FL
TV: ESPN+
Spread: North Florida -9
Money Line: North Florida -480 | Lipscomb +350
Total: 151.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
North Florida
18-11
11-3
22-6
Lipscomb
13-14
8-6
11-14
Prediction

North Florida has been playing very well in conference play, winning 11 of there 14 games. They have also played very well at home covering in 80.0% of there games. Lipscomb has struggled to cover the spread on the road, only covering in 40.0% of there games. North Florida has been shooting the ball very well from three. Currently, they are shooting at 37.8% from behind the arch, while Lipscomb is only shooting at 33.0%. North Flordia has also shot the ball well from the free-throw line. They are shooting 75.8% while Lipscomb is only shooting at 68.7%. My pick for this game is North Florida -9.

Best Bet: North Florida -9

South Carolina vs LSU

Time: 2/22/20 @ 6:00 PM ET
Location: Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, SC
TV: ESPN2
Spread: LSU -1
Money Line: South Carolina -110 | LSU -110
Total: 155

Team Overall Conference ATS
South Carolina
16-10
8-5
15-11
LSU
18-8
9-4
11-15
Prediction

LSU comes into this game as the 28th ranked team in this week’s power rankings. South Carolina ranks slightly lower as the 87th ranked team. LSU has been playing well on the road covering in 57.1% of there games. South Carolina, on the other hand, has only covered in 50.0% of there games at home. One of the strongest parts of LSU’s game has been there free throw shooting. Currently, they are shooting at 77.2% from beyond the charity strike, while South Carolina is shooting at 61.9%. My pick for this game is LSU -1.

Best Bet: LSU -1

DePaul vs Georgetown

Time: 2/22/20 @ 9:00 PM ET
Location: Wintrust Arena, Chicago, IL
TV: FS1
Spread: DePaul -2
Money Line: DePaul -130 | Georgetown +110
Total: 147.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
DePaul
13-13
1-12
11-14-1
Georgetown
15-11
5-8
12-13-1
Prediction

Georgetown has played very well on the road covering in 50.0% of there games. DePaul has struggled to cover the spread at home, only covering in 40.0% of there games. Georgetown has been shooting the ball very well from three. Currently, they are shooting at 35.0% from behind the arch, while DePaul is only shooting at 32.2%. Georgetown has also shot the ball well from the free-throw line. They are shooting 77.1%, while DePaul is only shooting at 64.3%. My pick for this game is Georgetown +2.

Best Bet: Georgetown +2

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