Longwood Lancers vs. Presbyterian Blue Hose Free Prediction 02/27/20

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The Longwood Lancers (13-17, 8-9 BigSou) will bring the regular season to a conclusion on the road when they go head-to-head with the Presbyterian Blue Hose (9-20, 6-10 BigSou) at Ross E. Templeton P.E. Center. The game gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Longwood Lancers vs. Presbyterian Blue Hose ATS Odds

In their last game, the Blue Hose were beaten by the UNC Asheville Bulldogs, 75-64, while the Lancers barely escaped the High Point Panthers, 57-54.

The Lancers held the Panthers to an effective field goal percentage of 0.342 (below their season average of 0.462). The Panthers had a free throw rate of 0.217 (below their season average of 0.289). Presbyterian, on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.553 vs. 0.490). Cory Hightower played a pivotal role for Presbyterian with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Longwood received a boost from DeShaun Wade, who recorded 19 points and seven rebounds.

In their first matchup this year, Hightower led the Blue Hose to a 74-67 victory. He was the game’s leading scorer with 16 points. Presbyterian’s effective field goal percentage was its biggest advantage over Longwood. The Blue Hose had a rate of 0.674 while the Lancers posted a mark of 0.393.

It could be an error-filled game for the Presbyterian offense. Presbyterian ranks 325th in the nation in ball protection (turnover percentage of 21.8 percent), while the gambling defense of Longwood forces the 95th-most turnovers in the nation (20.6 percent).

Longwood Lancers vs. Presbyterian Blue Hose Betting Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Longwood, ATS Winner – Longwood, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Longwood ranks 33rd in three pointers attempted per game (26.5) while Presbyterian ranks 254th in three pointers allowed per game (24.5).
  • The Lancers rank 185th in rebounds per game (34.7) while the Blue Hose rank 238th (33.3).
  • The Lancers rank 98th in steals per game (6.8) while the Blue Hose rank 196th in steals allowed per game (7.3).
  • Presbyterian ranks 189th in assists per game (12.2) while Longwood ranks 243rd (11.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Blue Hose have scored an average of 71.0 points per game (3.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 81.2 points per game (7.3 above their season average).
  • The Lancers have outscored opponents by an average of 4.0 points in their last five games. For the season, Longwood has been defeated by an average of 0.8 points.