Elon vs UNC Greensboro College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/19/20

Elon vs UNC Greensboro College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/19/20 Photo by Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports

UNC Greensboro Spartans (3-3) at Elon Phoenix (3-0)

College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm (Schar Center)

The Line: Elon Phoenix +4 -- Over/Under: 137.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The UNC Greensboro Spartans and Elon Phoenix meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Schar Center.

The UNC Greensboro Spartans look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are averaging 70.2 points on 39.8 percent shooting and allowing 69.2 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Isaiah Miller is averaging 21.2 points and 5.4 rebounds while Khyre Thompson is averaging 10 points and 0.3 assists. Kaleb Hunter is dishing 1.5 assists and Angelo Allegri is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are shooting 23.9 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.7 rebounds per game.

The Elon Phoenix look for a win to build on their 3-0 record. The Elon Phoenix are averaging 74.7 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 61 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Hunter McIntosh is averaging 20.7 points and three assists while Jerald Gillens-Butler is averaging 15.7 points and 5.3 rebounds. Federico Poser is grabbing three rebounds and Kris Wooten is dishing two assists. The Elon Phoenix are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Elon Phoenix are allowing 24.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29 rebounds per game.

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The Spartans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Phoenix are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The over is 8-3 in Spartans last 11 overall. The under is 4-1 in Phoenix last 5 overall. The favorite is 11-3 ATS in the last 14 meetings.

The UNC Greensboro Spartans are starting to show some signs of life lately, but they're still one of the worst offensive teams in the country, which includes being ranked 318th in three point percentage. The Elon Phoenix haven't played anybody yet, but they're undefeated on the season, have shown above-average defensive ability and have certainly shot the ball better than UNC Greensboro. I'll take a shot with Elon and the points here. 

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Randy’s Pick Elon Phoenix +4

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