High Point vs. William & Mary - 11/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
William & Mary Tribe (0-0) at High Point Panthers (0-0)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Millis Center)
The Line: High Point Panthers +8 -- Over/Under: 150 See the Latest Odds
Tuesday college basketball features the High Point Panthers visiting the William & Mary Tribe.
The High Point Panthers were just 7th in the Big South and only 14-16 overall. High Point averaged 70.9 points on 45.8% shooting and gave up 66.4 points on 42.6% in a controlled style of play.
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The Panthers hired alum Tubby Smith as head coach in he offseason to help turn the program around. High Point loses second leading scorer Andre Fox and his 15.7 points but Jahaad Proctor brings back 16.4 while fellow guard Brandonn Kamga averaged 10.9 points with the duo combining for seven assists. It might be score by committee after the top two with nobody on the roster averaging much more then five points.
The run and gun William & Mary Tribe finished at 19-12 in 2017-18 and cracked the top four in he CAA. William & Mary was all about offense with an average of 85 points on prolific 51.1% marksmanship while allowing 81.6 points on 48.7% shooting.
The Tribe lose David Cohn and Connor Buchfield and a combined 26.8 points but the cupboard is far from bare. 6-10 forward Nathan Knight is the centerpiece of the William & Mary offense with 18.5 points and 7.3 rebounds while 6-7 C/F Justin Pierce averaged 14.7 points and a team high 8.6 rebounds. Matt Milon heads the Tribe in the backcourt with 13 points as the team has plenty of offense to lean on.
High Point are 6-20 ATS in their last 26 games overall and over is 5-1 in High Point last 6 overall. Over is 14-6 in William & Mary last 20 overall and over is 42-19-1 in William & Mary last 62 home games and under is 45-22 in William & Mary last 67 non-conference games.
The worrry in backing William & Mary is their defense and in backing Hgh Point the prroblem is they are an unknown. Just take the over...