Radford Highlanders at UNCG Spartans Free Prediction

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A five-game home winning streak is on the line for the UNCG Spartans (10-2) when they go head-to-head against the Radford Highlanders (6-4) at Greensboro Coliseum. The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Radford Highlanders vs. UNCG Spartans Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Spartans defeated the North Carolina A&T Aggies 74-66, while the Highlanders won big over the Davis & Elkins Senators 91-57.

Radford dominated every stat category in the game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.678 and a free throw rate of 0.186. Davis & Elkins was 0.410 and 0.115, respectively, for those same stats. The Spartans, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (54.3 vs. 41.0) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.523 vs. 0.509). Francis Alonso fueled UNCG with 23 points and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Radford was led by Ed Polite Jr., who contributed 18 points and 12 rebounds.

Alonso has been playing at a high level recently for UNCG, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

UNCG appears to have the advantage on the offensive side of the ball. The Spartans currently rank 34th in offensive efficiency, while the Highlanders rank 146th in defensive efficiency. Additionally, the Highlanders rank 52nd in turnover percentage (16.7 percent), while the Spartans rank fifth in opponents’ turnover percentage (25.9 percent).

Radford Highlanders vs. UNCG Spartans Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – UNCG, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • UNCG ranks 17th in steals per game (8.8) while Radford ranks 112th (6.3).
  • The Spartans rank 35th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Highlanders rank 44th (2.7).
  • The Spartans average 23.0 three pointers per game, which ranks 119th in the NCAA. The Highlanders rank 170th in three pointers allowed per game (23.7).
  • UNCG allows the 30th-fewest assists per game (10.4) while Radford ranks 52nd (11.4).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Spartans have scored an average of 85.2 points per game (4.6 above their season average) and allowed an average of 69.4 points per game (5.1 above their season average).
  • The Highlanders\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 10.2, up from 6.3 for the season.