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Bellarmine vs Queens 1/5/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Queens Royals (11-4) vs. Bellarmine Knights (6-9)
January 5, 2023 6:30 pm EDT
The Line: Bellarmine Knights +1.5 / Queens Royals -1.5; Over/Under: +139
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The Queens University Royals and Bellarmine Knights meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Freedom Hall. The Queens University Royals look for their 12th win. The Bellarmine Knights look for their seventh win.

The Queens University Royals are averaging 80.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 72.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Kenny Dye is averaging 17.5 points and 4.1 rebounds, while AJ McKee is averaging 13.8 points and 5 rebounds. Jay’Den Turner is dishing 1.3 assists and Kalib Mathews is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Queens University Royals are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Queens University Royals are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.5 rebounds per game.

The Bellarmine Knights are averaging 67.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 64.3 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Garrett Tipton is averaging 11.9 points and 3.4 rebounds, while Ben Johnson is averaging 10.3 points and 1.2 assists. Curt Hopf is grabbing 3.1 rebounds and Bash Wieland is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Bellarmine Knights are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Bellarmine Knights are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.6 rebounds per game.

The Royals are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Knights are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games. The over is 4-1-1 in Royals last 6 overall. The over is 6-2 in Knights last 8 home games.

The Bellarmine Knights are getting some love at home, but the Queens Royals have comfortably been the better team this season, they’ve held their own on the road, and they win in the favorite role by an average of 9 points. The Bellarmine Knights aren’t playing great heading into this contest, and they lose as underdogs by an average of 11.1 points. Give me Queens and the short line.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Queens Royals -1.5

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