North Carolina A&T Aggies vs Longwood Lancers Prediction, 12/8/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: North Carolina A&T Aggies vs Longwood Lancers
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Location: Willett Hall in Farmville, VA
Odds/Point Spread: North Carolina A&T (+1)
Willett Hall is the venue where and the Longwood Lancers (0-3) will play the North Carolina A&T Aggies (2-4) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Longwood as 1-point favorites. The total is set at 139.
North Carolina A&T steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 2-4 this season. They average 65.3 pts per game (242nd in the nation) while going 38.6% from the floor. The Aggies are connecting on 30.9% on 3-point shots (38 of 123) and 69.3% from the charity stripe. As a unit, North Carolina A&T is pulling down 31.8 rebounds per game and has racked up 76 assists for the season, which is 24th in Division 1 in terms of passing. They turn it over 13.7 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 19.3 fouls per contest. Defensively, the Aggies are able to force 17.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 16.8 fouls. The Aggies defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 43.8% (166 of 379) and they relinquish 45.8 rebounds per contest as a group. They are currently ranked 297th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 104 surrendered for the year. They concede 35.6% on three-point shots and they are ranked 249th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (78.2).
The North Carolina A&T Aggies faced off with the Stanford Cardinal and went home with a loss by a final score of 78-46 in their last contest. North Carolina A&T finished with a 28.4% field goal percentage (19 of 67) and made 4 of their 25 shots from 3-point land. From the free throw line, the Aggies made 4 of their 9 attempts for a percentage of 44.4%. Concerning pulling down rebounds, they compiled 32 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 8 dimes in this game in addition to earning 9 steals and 4 rejections. When discussing defending, North Carolina A&T allowed their opponent to shoot 28.4% from the field on 19 out of 67. Stanford totaled 19 assists and 8 steals for the matchup. Additionally, the Cardinal grabbed 56 rebounds (18 offensive, 38 defensive) and earned 4 blocked shots. Stanford ended up shooting 85.7% at the charity stripe by making 6 of 7 tries. They converted 8 out of their 28 attempts from distance.
Kameron Langley is a guy who was a contributor in this game. He ended up finishing with 8 points on 4 out of 8 shooting. He was on the court for 34 mins and collected 8 rebounds. Langley ended up going 50.0% from the field and distributed 5 dimes. One more player that played a role in this matchup for the Aggies was Tyler Maye. He snagged 2 boards and earned 2 assists. He finished the game shooting 50.0% from the floor for this contest by connecting on 4-of-8 (8 points). When the final whistle was blown, Maye was on the court for 22 minutes.
Longwood has a win-loss mark of 0-3 for the campaign. The Lancers are committing 19.0 fouls per contest and they hit 62.3% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 11.3 times per contest (238th in the nation) and they are turning it over 16.7 times per game. Longwood has totaled 195 points so far this year (65.0 per contest) and they grab 33.0 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Lancers are connecting on 43.8% from the field, which is 214th in the country. The Lancers on the defensive end are ranked 200th in D-1 in points given up per game with 74.0. They have given up 10.7 assists and 32.7 boards per game, which is 75th and 79th in the country. The Longwood defense surrenders 33.3% on 3-pointers (19 of 57) and opponents are converting on 78.9% of their free throw shots. They are forcing 15.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 48.2% from the floor (269th in D-1).
When they last played, the Longwood Lancers took a loss by a score of 67-64 when they faced the Greensboro College Pride. The Lancers recorded 22 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards for a total of 30 for the contest. They stuffed 6 attempts while getting 3 steals for the matchup. The Pride had 16 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Lancers to the free throw line for a total of 16 attempts. They were able to bury 9 of those for a percentage of 56.3%. In terms of 3-pointers, Longwood made 9 out of their 27 attempts (33.3%). Overall, the Lancers ended up shooting 23 for 53 from the floor which had them sitting at 43.4%. The Lancers allowed the Pride to make 26 out of their 55 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.3% in the matchup. They finished shooting 38.9% from distance by shooting 7 of 18 and ended up going 8 of 12 at the free throw line (66.7%). When it comes to how they rebounded, Longwood allowed Greensboro College to collect 23 overall (1 on the offensive glass).
Juan Munoz ended up being a factor for the Lancers in this contest. He made 4 out of 10 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 40.0%, which earned him 10 points. Munoz snagged 3 boards in his 35 mins played and accumulated 5 assists in the matchup. Someone else who came through for Longwood was Christian Wilson. He racked up 15 points in 30 minutes on the court via 5 out of 7 shooting for the matchup. Wilson walked away from this one going 71.4% from the floor as well as totaling 2 assists and 4 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take North Carolina A&T (+1)
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