Winthrop vs High Point Prediction - College Basketball Picks 2/28/24

High Point (23-6) vs Winthrop (17-12)

Game Info: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Qubein Center)

Betting Odds: High Point -8.5 -- Over/Under: 152.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Winthrop Eagles and High Point Panthers face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at the Quebin Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Winthrop vs High Point prediction.

Winthrop Looks to Build on Last Win

Winthrop in the last game faced off against USC Upstate and the offense scored 83 points on the way to the nine point victory. Michael Anumba had a strong game putting up 15 points, five rebounds, and two assists. Winthrop is averaging 77.9 points while their defense is giving up 70.8 points per game. The offense is ranked 73rd in the league while the defense is ranked 145th in the league. Kelton Tailford is averaging 14.2 points while shooting 62.4 percent from the field. 

Winthrop Betting Trends

  • Winthrop has won each of its last three road night games against Conference opponents.
  • Thirteen of Winthrop's last 16 night games against non-AP-ranked opponents have produced a total of 152 or fewer points.
  • Winthrop has won the first half in five of its last six night games against non-AP-ranked opponents.

High Point Looks to Make Another Statement

High Point comes into this game with a 23-6 record overall and they have gone 18-8-1 against the spread. In the last game against Charleston Southern, the defense gave up only 59 points and that led to the defeat. High Point is averaging 84.5 points while their defense is giving up 73.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 10th in the league and they are going to need to find success scoring here. Duke Miles is averaging 17.8 points while shooting 53.6 percent from and 33.7 percent from behind the three point line. 

High Point Betting Trends

  • High Point has won 16 of its last 17 games at Qubein Center against non-AP-ranked opponents.
  • Each of High Point's last six home games against Winthrop have produced a total of 152 or fewer points.
  • High Point has won the first half in each of its last 15 games at Qubein Center.

Winthrop vs High Point Betting Prediction

High Point is averaging 84.5 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. Winthrop is also averaging 77.9 points and they are going ot have no issue running up the score here. Neither of these defenses have been exactly impressive and that is going to be the difference here as this game is going to end up being higher scoring. Back the over to cash here with ease. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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