Winthrop at Longwood 3/6/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Longwood Lancers vs Winthrop Eagles
Date & Time: 3/6/2022, 5:00 PM UTC
Location: Bojangles Coliseum
Address: Charlotte, NC
Latest Odds: WIN -2.5 ; O/I 143.5

The Big South Tournament Championship will take place Sunday afternoon in Charlotte, NC as the Winthrop Eagles take on the Longwood Lancers. Winthrop comes into championship Sunday riding a 10 game win streak after a nine point win in the semifinal to get to the championship. Offensively Winthrop was lights out making 43.5% of their shots and 43.8% from beyond the arc to score 76 total points in the game.

Cory Hightower led all scorers for Winthrop with twenty points on 5 of 11 shooting in 32 minutes. DJ Burns Jr. chipped in a second best 14 points and Patrick Good led the way off the bench scoring a team high 10 points.

The Longwood Lancers have been the top team in the conference all season and come into the championship game riding a seven game win streak. Longwood beat South Carolina Upstate79-70 to get to the championship after shooting 45.3% from the floor.

Offensively Longwood has three players averaging double figures led by Justin Hill scoring a team high 14.3 points per game to go along with a team leading four assists. Isaiah Wilkins chips in a second best 12.6 points per game and leads the team with 6.2 rebounds.

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Betting Trends

  • Winthrop is 10-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Winthrop is 12-16 ATS. 
  • Longwood is 9-1 in their last 10.
  • The Lancers are 18-9-0 ATS. 
Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Longwood Lancers +2.5

Longwood is the better team in this matchup, and it will show on Sunday. The Lancers have a slightly better offense but their defense allowing five points less per game will be the difference. Take Longwood to complete their run and win the conference championship on Sunday. Final Score Prediction, Longwood wins 74-66.

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