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Furman vs UNC Greensboro 1/14/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

UNC Greensboro Spartans (10-8) vs. Furman Paladins (13-5)
January 14, 2023 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Furman Paladins -6 / UNC Greensboro Spartans +6; Over/Under: +138.5
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The UNC Greensboro Spartans and Furman Paladins meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Timmons Arena. The UNC Greensboro Spartans look for their 11th win. The Furman Paladins look for their 14th win.

The UNC Greensboro Spartans are averaging 70.5 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 64.4 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Keondre Kennedy is averaging 13.7 points and 7.2 rebounds, while Keyshaun Langley is averaging 12.2 points and 2.3 rebounds. Mikeal Brown-Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Bas Leyte is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.

The Furman Paladins are averaging 82.1 points on 49.8 percent shooting and allowing 71.3 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Mike Bothwell is averaging 19.4 points and 4 assists, while Jalen Slawson is averaging 14.4 points and 6.8 rebounds. Marcus Foster is the third double-digit scorer and Garrett Hien is dishing 2 assists. The Furman Paladins are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Furman Paladins are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.

The Spartans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Paladins are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 8-2 in Spartans last 10 overall. The under is 9-4 in Paladins last 13 Saturday games.

The Furman Paladins are probably the better team, and they’re going to get love because they’re at home, but this line is disrespectful toward UNC Greensboro. All the Spartans have done this season is compete, and they’ve shown they can win on the road as well. UNC Greensboro is a live dog here. Give me the points.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: UNC Greensboro Spartans +6

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