UNC Greensboro at Western Carolina: 2/22/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Western Carolina Catamounts (9-14) vs UNC Greensboro Spartans (16-6)
Game Info: Monday, February 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm (Ramsey Center)
Betting Odds: Western Carolina Catamounts +7.5 -- Over/Under: 140.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The UNC Greensboro Spartans and Western Carolina Catamounts face off on Monday in a college basketball showdown at the Ramsey Center.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans come into this game with a 16-7 record overall and they have won three of their last four games. In the last game against Chattanooga it was the defense that was the difference giving up only 55 points and that led to the victory. Overall this season, UNC Greensboro is averaging 72.5 points while their defense is giving up 67.3 points per game. UNC Greensboro is shooting 42 percent from the field and 28.3 percent from behind the three point line. Isaiah Miller has been the best player for UNC Greensboro averaging 18.1 points while shooting 45.5 percent from the field and 17.9 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Western Carolina Catamounts who sit with a 9-14 record overall and they have lost three games in a row. In the last game Wofford the offense really struggled scoring only 56 points and that led to the defeat. Western Carolina is averaging 75.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 78.7 points per game. Western Carolins is shooting 45 percent from the field and 32.8 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Mason Faulkner has been the best player for Western Carolina averaging 15.9 points while shooting 43.3 percent from the field and 31.6 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 7-0 in UNC Greensboro’s last seven games played on Monday. The under is 5-2 in UNC Greensboro’s last seven games overall. The under is 6-0 in Western Carolina’s last six home games.
UNC Greensboro is the better team and even on the road they are going to have no issue finding success in this one. Look for the Spartans' defense to find success and that will lead to them coming away with a cover of the spread.