East Tennessee State Buccaneers (13-11) at UNC Greensboro Spartans (19-7)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 5:00 pm (Harrah's Cherokee Center)
The Line: UNC Greensboro Spartans -2.5 -- Over/Under: 131.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers and UNC Greensboro Spartans meet Sunday in the college basketball SoCon Semifinal at the Harrah's Cherokee Center.
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers look for another win after beating Chattanooga on Saturday. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are averaging 69.9 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 66.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Ledarrius Brewer is averaging 16.6 points and 4.5 rebounds while Damari Monsanto is averaging 11.7 points and 0.9 assists. David Sloan is the third double-digit scorer and Ty Brewer is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans look for another win after beating The Citadel on Saturday. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are averaging 73.4 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 67.6 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Isaiah Miller is averaging 18.9 points and 6.7 rebounds while Keyshaun Langley is averaging 9.8 points and 3.3 assists. Kaleb Hunter is dishing 0.9 assists and Angelo Allegri is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are shooting 29.2 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.8 rebounds per game.
The Buccaneers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Spartans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The under is 20-7 in Buccaneers last 27 overall. The under is 4-1 in Spartans last 5 games following a ATS loss. The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans have been the better team this season and are playing the better basketball overall lately. UNC Greensboro are winning its last five games by an average of 8.8 points while allowing 40.2 percent shooting from the field. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers aren't shooting the ball particularly well at the moment and they lose by an average of 3.2 points in the underdog role. We're not being asked to lay much. I'll take UNC Greensboro and the small chalk.