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UNC Greensboro vs Samford 1/7/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Samford Bulldogs (9-7) vs. UNC Greensboro Spartans (9-7)
January 7, 2023 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: UNC Greensboro Spartans -3.5 / Samford Bulldogs +3.5; Over/Under: +137
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The Samford Bulldogs and meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Samford Bulldogs look for their 10th win. The UNC Greensboro Spartans look for their 10th win.

The Samford Bulldogs are averaging 79 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Ques Glover is averaging 13.8 points and 2.4 rebounds, while Logan Dye is averaging 11.7 points and 5.2 rebounds. Jermaine Marshall is the third double-digit scorer and Jaden Campbell is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The Samford Bulldogs are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Samford Bulldogs are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game.

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 Bulldogs are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss. The Spartans are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Bulldogs last 4 road games. The under is 7-1 in Spartans last 8 overall. The road team is 9-4-2 ATS in the last 15 meetings.

The UNC Greensboro Spartans are playing their best ball of the season right now, which includes winning their last 5 games by an average of 22.8 points while allowing 34.5 percent shooting. I’d expect this run to continue, considering UNC Greensboro wins at home by an average of 21 points while allowing 36.8 percent shooting. I’ll lay the small chalk.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: UNC Greensboro Spartans -3.5

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