High Point Panthers vs. Liberty Flames Betting Odds

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The Liberty Flames (17-13, 8-9 BigSou) and High Point Panthers (14-14, 9-8 BigSou) will go head-to-head at Vines Center to finish out the regular season. Action gets underway at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

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In the Panthers last contest, they dismantled the Longwood Lancers, 75-56. With 17 points, High Point’s Jahaad Proctor played well. The Panthers had a great effective field goal percentage of 0.585 (above their season average of 0.512) and had a better turnover percentage (16.5 vs. 17.8).

The Flames are hoping for a better outcome after their 63-50 loss to the Radford Highlanders in their last outing. Scottie James led Liberty in scoring with 15 points on 4-for-5 shooting. Radford’s offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest advantage over Liberty. The Highlanders had a rate of 25.0 (below their season average of 35.2), while the Flames posted a mark of 14.3 (below their season average of 25.0).

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the nations slowest-paced teams clash. Liberty currently ranks 327th in possessions per game (65.9) and High Point is 295th (67.2).

These teams have already met once this season. The Panthers won 71-60. High Point had a much better turnover percentage (13.4 vs. 21.3). Liberty, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (19.2 vs. 13.3). Proctor was the games top overall scorer with 23 points.

High Point Panthers vs. Liberty Flames ATS Prediction

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – High Point, ATS Winner – High Point, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Flames rank fifth in rebounds allowed per game (29.1) while the Panthers rank 61st (32.6).
  • High Point ranks 20th in assists allowed per game (11.0) while Liberty ranks 75th (12.3).
  • Liberty ranks 148th in three pointers attempted per game (22.1) while High Point ranks 308th (14.9).
  • The Flames rank 29th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Panthers rank 181st (4.4).
  • High Point ranks 32nd in steals per game (7.6) while Liberty ranks 134th (6.2).

Betting Trends:

  • The Flames have been outscored by an average of 2.0 points in their last five games. For the season, Liberty has defeated opponents by an average of 7.4 points.
  • During their last five games, the Panthers have scored an average of 66.8 points per game (5.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 66.4 points per game (0.0 below their season average).