College Basketball Picks 2/29/20

College Basketball Picks 2/29/20

College Basketball Picks 2/29/20

TCU vs Baylor

Time: 2/29/20 @ 2:00 PM ET
Location: Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena, Fort Worth, TX
TV: ESPN
Spread: Baylor -7.5
Money Line: TCU +400 | Baylor -500
Total: 125

Team Overall Conference ATS
TCU
15-13
6-9
9-18
Baylor
25-2
14-1
18-9
Prediction

After a disappointing loss to Kansas last Saturday Baylor took care of business against Kansas State on Tuesday. Baylor heads North to Fort Worth to take on TCU in this one. Baylor has done a great job of covering on the road, covering in 87.5% of there games. TCU hasn’t played very well at home this season only covering in 43.8% of there games at home. One of the strongest parts of Baylor’s game is there ability to not turn the ball over. They only turn the ball over on 17.8% of there possessions, while TCU turns the ball over 21.6% of the time. My pick for this game is Baylor -7.5.

Best Bet: Baylor -7.5

Buffalo vs Akron

Time: 2/29/20 @ 2:00 PM ET
Location: Alumni Arena, Amherst, NY
TV: ESPN3
Spread: Akron PK
Money Line: Buffalo -110 | Akron -110
Total: 154.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
Buffalo
18-10
9-6
12-14-1
Akron
21-7
11-4
14-12
Prediction

Akron has been playing very well on the road covering in 72.2% of there games. Buffalo hasn’t played near as good at home only covering in 45.5% of there games. Akron has done a great job of holding on to the basketball. Coming into this game they are only turning the ball over 18.2% of the time, while Buffalo is turning the ball over 19.4% of the time. Akron has also done a great job of shooting the ball from the free-throw line. Currently, they are shooting at 76.5%, while Xavier is only shooting at 68.7%. My pick for this game is the Akron PK.

Best Bet: Akron PK

Denver vs Western Illinois

Time: 2/29/20 @ 3:00 PM ET
Location: Magness Arena, Denver, CO
TV: Altitude
Spread: Denver -5
Money Line: Denver -250 | Western Illinois +220
Total: 155.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
Denver
6-23
2-13
16-12
Western Illinois
5-20
2-13
10-13
Prediction

Western Illinois has played very well on the road covering in 63.6% of there games. Denver has struggled to cover the spread at home, only covering in 58.3% of there games. Western Illinois has been shooting the ball very well from three. Currently, they are shooting at 36.5% from behind the arch, while Denver is only shooting at 32.8%. Western Illinois has also shot the ball well from the free-throw line. They are shooting 79.3%, while Denver is only shooting at 69.2%. My pick for this game is Western Illinois +5

Best Bet: Western Illinois +5

Drake vs Northern Iowa

Time: 2/29/20 @ 6:00 PM ET
Location: Knapp Center, Des Moines, IA
TV: ESPN2
Spread: Northern Iowa -4.5
Money Line: Drake +200 | Northern Iowa -230
Total: 137.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
Drake
18-12
8-9
13-15
Northern Iowa
24-5
13-4
17-9-1
Prediction

Northern Iowa has been playing very well lately winning 8 of there last 10 games. They have done a great job of covering the spread on the road, covering in 63.6% of there games. Drake hasn’t done quite as good at home, only covering in 53.8% of there games. One of the best parts of Northern Iowa’s game has been there ability to shoot the three. Coming into this game they are shooting at 39.4%, while Drake is shooting at 35.1%. My pick for this game is Northern Iowa -4.5.

Best Bet: Northern Iowa -4.5

UCLA vs Arizona

Time: 2/29/20 @ 10:00 PM ET
Location: Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA
TV: ESPN
Spread: Arizona -3
Money Line: UCLA +140 | Arizona -160
Total: 136.5

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

Arizona comes into this game as the 28th ranked team in this week’s power rankings. UCLA ranks slightly lower as the 98th ranked team. Arizona has been playing well on the road covering in 55.6% of there games. South Carolina, on the other hand, has only covered in 53.3% of there games at home. One of the strongest parts of Arizona’s game has been there free throw the charity strike, while UCLA is shooting at 71.1%. My pick for this game is Arizona -3.

Best Bet: Arizona -3

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Chris Hogan

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