Quinnipiac vs. Drexel odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Dec. 3 predictions from proven model

The Quinnipiac Bobcats will take on the Drexel Dragons at 2 p.m. ET Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena. Both teams are 1-1 on the season. It is the second of back-to-back games between the teams in the 2020 Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic being held in Uncasville, Conn. The Dragons won the first matchup 66-48.

The Dragons are favored by seven points this time around in the the latest Drexel vs. Quinnipiac odds from William Hill Sportsbook. The over-under for total points is set at 136. Before making any Quinnipiac vs. Drexel picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Drexel vs. Quinnipiac. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Quinnipiac vs. Drexel:

  • Drexel vs. Quinnipiac spread: Drexel -7
  • Drexel vs. Quinnipiac over-under: 136 points
  • Drexel vs. Quinnipiac money line: Drexel -320, Quinnipiac 250

What you need to know about Drexel

The Dragons jumped out to a commanding 36-18 lead in the first game against Quinnipiac and never let it get too interesting after that on their way to a comfortable 66-48 win that covered the 5.5-point spread with a ton of room to spare. Camren Wynter paced the Dragons with 17 points, while Zach Walton added 13 and T.J. Bickerstaff had 11.

Forward James Butler had eight points and 12 rebounds and he’s averaging a double-double on the young season. Drexel lost its opener to Pittsburgh 83-74, but did manage to stay within the 10-point spread in that matchup. 

What you need to know about Quinnipiac 

Quinnipiac, meanwhile, is coming off a 15-15 campaign last season and won its opener 84-66 against Fairleigh Dickinson before having a game against Maine cancelled and then falling to Drexel. Guard Savion Lewis is the only player averaging double-digit scoring at this point as he’s scored 21 points per game. 

But the Bobcats play a large rotation with 10 players who are averaging at least 14.0 minutes per game thus far. That depth could certainly pay off in this type of setting. 

How to make Quinnipiac vs. Drexel picks

The model has simulated Drexel vs. Quinnipiac 10,000 times and the results are in. The model is leaning over on the total, and it has also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

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Florida vs. Boston College odds, line: 2020 Roman Legends Classic picks, predictions from proven model

Teams looking to improve on their fortunes from a year ago meet when the Florida Gators take on the Boston College Eagles in a 2020 Roman Legends Classic matchup on Thursday. The Gators (1-0) tied for fourth with Mississippi State in the Southeastern Conference at 11-7 and were 19-12 overall in 2019-20. The Eagles (1-2), meanwhile, tied for 10th with Virginia Tech and Miami (FL) in the Atlantic Coast Conference at 7-13 and were 13-19 overall a year ago. Florida has won both of the previous two games in the series, including a 91-65 triumph on Nov. 29, 1994.

The game is slated to begin at 9:30 p.m. ET from “Bubbleville” at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Florida had the 146th-best offense last season, averaging 71.9 points per game, while Boston College was 321st at 64.6. The Gators are 5.5-point favorites in the latest Florida vs. Boston College odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 139.5. Before making any Boston College vs. Florida picks, check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Florida vs. Boston College in the Roman Legends Classic 2020. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college basketball lines and trends for Boston College vs. Florida:

  • Florida vs. Boston College spread: Florida -5.5
  • Florida vs. Boston College over-under: 139.5 points
  • Florida vs. Boston College money line: Florida -260, Boston College +210
  • FLA: Was on the verge of its fourth straight NCAA Tournament bid before COVID-19 ground last season to a halt
  • BC: All three of its games this year have been decided by nine points or fewer

Why Florida can cover

The Gators had to wait a bit to start their season, but came out on top against Army on Wednesday thanks in part to a pair of transfers. They will look to build on their 76-69 victory with the help of junior forward Colin Castleton, a versatile big man who played two seasons at Michigan. He is known as a top-notch defender and shot blocker. In the win over Army on Wednesday, Castleton scored nine points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked one shot. He averaged 2.3 points and 1.8 rebounds in 44 appearances at Michigan.

Also expected to power the Gators is junior guard Tyree Appleby, who scored 15 points in the win over Army. He was one of the best players on the Cleveland State roster and averaged 14.3 points and 4.7 assists in 63 appearances with the Vikings.

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Iowa vs. Western Illinois odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Dec 3. predictions from proven model

The third-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes will take on the Western Illinois Leathernecks at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa is 2-0, while Western Illinois is playing its first game of the season. The Hawkeyes are 10-2-2 against the spread in their last 14 games as home favorites. The Leathernecks are 0-4 against the spread in their last four games.

The Hawkeyes are favored by 31.5 points in the latest Iowa vs. Western Illinois odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 153. Before making any Western Illinois vs. Iowa picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Western Illinois vs. Iowa. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Iowa vs. Western Illinois:

  • Western Illinois vs. Iowa spread: Hawkeyes -31.5
  • Western Illinois vs. Iowa over-under: 153 points
  • Western Illinois vs. Iowa money line: Hawkeyes -25000, Leathernecks +3000

Latest Odds:

Leathernecks
+31.5

What you need to know about Western Illinois

The Leathernecks begin the 2020-21 season with a new coach, as Rob Jeter takes over from Bill Wright, who went 53-115 in six seasons running the Leathernecks that included a 5-21 mark in 2019-20.

Jeter has coached for 25 years, with seven NCAA Tournament appearances. Two of those came during his 11-season tenure as head coach from 2005 to 2016 at Milwaukee, winning two regular-season Horizon League titles and two conference tournament championships.

What you need to know about Iowa

The Hawkeyes are 2-0 to start the season, with a pair of easy victories over North Carolina Central and Southern. Iowa center Luka Garza went off on Southern for 36 first-half points and finished with 41 in the 103-76 victory. Garza is averaging 33.5 points and 9.5 rebounds so far in 2020.

Garza is one of 50 preseason candidates for the 2021 Wooden Award. A finalist for the 2020 award and the reigning Big Ten Player of the Year, Garza is shooting a blistering 22-of-25 shooting (88 percentage) so far.

How to make Western Illinois vs. Iowa picks

The model has simulated Western Illinois vs. Iowa 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning over on the total and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

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Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State odds: 2020 college basketball picks, Dec. 3 predictions from proven model

The Eastern Illinois Panthers will take on the Chicago State Cougars at 3 p.m. ET Thursday at Lantz Arena. EIU is 0-3 and is playing its first home game, while Chicago State is 0-3 and 0-1 on the road. Chicago State was 4-25 last season and winless in the WAC. Eastern Illinois went 17-15 overall with a 9-9 mark in the OVC. 

The Panthers are favored by 24 points in the latest Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State odds from William Hill Sportsbook. The over-under for total points expected is set at 134. Before entering any Chicago State vs. Eastern Illinois picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Chicago State vs. Eastern Illinois:

  • Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State spread: Eastern Illinois -24
  • Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State over-under: 134 points
  • Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State money line: Eastern Illinois -10000, Chicago State 2000

Latest Odds:

Panthers
-25.5

What you need to know about Eastern Illinois

The Panthers fell 66-63 to the Dayton Flyers on Tuesday. One thing holding EIU back was the play of guard Josiah Wallace, who struggled from the floor. He played for 29 minutes but put up just six points on 3-for-14 shooting.

Though EIU is winless, it has played a tough schedule and has been able to cover in two out of three matchups. The Panthers easily stayed within the 14.5-point spread against Dayton and the 20.5-point spread against Wisconsin in a 77-67 loss. 

What you need to know about Chicago State

Chicago State, meanwhile, has struggled to be competitive thus far. The Cougars are 0-3 against the spread and are coming off a 74-44 loss to North Carolina A&T. 

They’ll need to improve on both ends of the court, and it will start with more accurate shooting. The Cougars are hitting just 31.2 percent of their shots from the field and only 19.7 percent from 3-point range. Jordan Polynice (10.7 ppg) is the only player scoring more than 7.0 ppg.

How to make Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State picks

The model has simulated Eastern Illinois vs. Chicago State 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning under on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

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Gorham’s Holmes starts college season in perfect fashion

Indiana’s Mackenzie Holmes made all 13 of her shot attempts in a season-opening win over Eastern Kentucky last week for a career-high 26 points. Holmes also had eight rebounds, seven blocked shots and two steals in just 21 minutes. Missy Minear photo/Indiana University athletics

As a freshman last year at Indiana University, Mackenzie Holmes set a school record by hitting 63.4 percent of her shots for the women’s basketball team.

She apparently wants to break that record again.

Mackenzie Holmes

Holmes, the former Gorham High star, made all 13 of her shot attempts in Indiana’s season-opening 100-51 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 25. The 6-foot-3 forward finished with a career-high 26 points in her third career start. She also had eight rebounds, seven blocked shots and two steals.

It was a command performance that may just be a preview of what’s to come.

Holmes spent the offseason working on her skills and remaking her body – she’s lost about 20 pounds since the start of her freshman year – to the point where she can now take a larger role for the 13th-ranked Hoosiers.

Indiana Coach Teri Moren is certainly high on Holmes, especially her work ethic.

“Mac has always been about the extra and that’s one of the things that we appreciate about her,” she said. “She’s going to continue to get better and you’re going to see her game grow into being one of the best, if not the best, low block post players in the Big Ten.”

Holmes takes such accolades in stride. She’s just happy to be playing, especially during a coronavirus pandemic that has made everything more challenging.

“We know every day together as team, especially in these times, is a great day,” she said in a Zoom conference with reporters on Wednesday. “When we played last Wednesday, we all had a lot of fun being on the court together.”

Holmes has always had talent – she was the Maine Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior at Gorham and last year was named to the Big Ten all-freshman team after averaging 10.8 points and 5.2 rebounds – and a strong work ethic. And while at home in Maine during the spring, she decided to change her body.

“I feel like I had so much time in quarantine to think about everything and reflect over the past year and I decided it was something I needed to do for myself,” she said. “It wasn’t something that was super difficult … I watched what I was eating, put the right things in my body, and was working out. I gradually just lost weight.”

When she returned to Bloomington, Indiana, to resume classes and practices, Holmes contacted the team’s strength coach (Kevin Konopasek) and nutritionist (Isaac Hicks) and set up a plan to continue becoming more fit. Konapasek gave her exercises designed to help her basketball skills; Hicks set up a meal plan.

Holmes no longer eats processed foods and limits her intake of pasta

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Oregon vs. Missouri odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Dec. 2 predictions from proven computer model

Two of college basketball’s top teams square off on Wednesday when the No. 21 Oregon Ducks face the Missouri Tigers at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Neb. The Ducks are 11-1 against the spread in their last 12 neutral-site games. The Tigers, meanwhile, are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games.

Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. ET. The Ducks are four-point favorites in the latest Oregon vs. Missouri odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 138.5. Before making any Missouri vs. Oregon picks, check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Oregon vs. Missouri on Wednesday. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college basketball lines and trends for Missouri vs. Oregon:

  • Oregon vs. Missouri spread: Oregon -4
  • Oregon vs. Missouri over-under: 138.5 points
  • Oregon vs. Missouri money line: Oregon -190, Missouri +160
  • ORE: The Ducks are 0-5 all time against Missouri.
  • MIZZ: The last time the Tigers played in Omaha, No. 15 seed Norfolk State upset them in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

What you need to know about Oregon

The Ducks pulled out of the Mohegan Sun multi-team event last week because they didn’t know who they would be playing there due to COVID-19 protocols, though Missouri was scheduled to be an opponent before also withdrawing from the event. Oregon hasn’t played a game after its season opener against Eastern Washington was postponed because of COVID-19 considerations within the EWU program.

Despite not playing a game in 2020, Oregon will enter Wednesday’s contest confident it can pull off the victory. That’s because the Ducks have been sensational against teams from the SEC. In fact, Oregon is 6-1 in its last seven games against a SEC opponent.

What you need to know about Missouri

The Tigers walloped Oral Roberts 91-64 on Nov. 25. Mark Smith scored 18 points, Xavier Pinson added 17 and Dru Smith chipped in 16 as Missouri shot 53 percent from the field and made 10 3-pointers. The win improved coach Counzo Martin to 4-0 in season openers since taking the helm.

The deeper Missouri bench dropped 27 points to 12 for Oral Roberts. The Tigers also enjoyed a 46-24 advantage on points in the paint.  

How to make Oregon vs. Missouri picks

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Baylor vs. Illinois line, picks: Advanced computer college basketball model releases selections for Jimmy V Classic matchup

The Baylor Bears and the Illinois Fighting Illini square off in a battle between top-10 teams at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Baylor is favored by 5.5 points at William Hill Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 144.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page). Before making any Baylor vs. Illinois picks, you NEED to check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

Now, it has set its sights on Baylor vs. Illinois. We can tell you the model is leaning Over the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college basketball picks.

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Kentucky vs. Kansas line, picks: Advanced computer college basketball model releases selections for Champions Classic matchup

The Kansas Jayhawks and the Kentucky Wildcats square off in the 2020 Champions Classic at 9:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Kansas is favored by 4.5 points at William Hill Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 143.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page). Before making any Kentucky vs. Kansas picks, you NEED to check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

Now, it has set its sights on Kentucky vs. Kansas. We can tell you the model is leaning Over the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits more than 50 percent of the time! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college basketball picks.

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Alabama vs. UNLV odds, line: 2020 Maui Invitational picks, college basketball predictions from proven model

The Alabama Crimson Tide will take on the UNLV Rebels at 9:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Harrah’s Cherokee Center as part of the 2020 Maui Invitational. This year’s event has been moved from Hawaii to Asheville, N.C., due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both teams lost on Monday and are now competing to finish as high as fifth place in this tournament setting. 

The Crimson Tide are favored by 11 points in the latest Alabama vs. UNLV odds from William Hill Sportsbook. The over-under for total points is set at 156. Before making any UNLV vs. Alabama picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s also off to a fast start in the 2020-21 season, going 4-1 on its top-rated picks and returning over $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Alabama vs. UNLV. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for UNLV vs. Alabama:

  • Alabama vs. UNLV spread: Alabama -11
  • Alabama vs. UNLV over-under: 156 points
  • Alabama vs. UNLV money line: Alabama -650, UNLV +450

Latest Odds:

Crimson Tide
-11

What you need to know about Alabama

The Crimson Tide got off to a promising start this season by blasting Jacksonville State 81-57 in the opener, covering a 20.5-point spread in the process. But they weren’t able to carry that momentum into their matchup with Stanford in Asheville as the Cardinal won 82-64. Stanford had one of the best defenses in the nation last year and Alabama wasn’t able to get much going offensively against it. 

Alabama hopes to bounce back against this struggling UNLV squad. The Tide feature four players who are averaging double-digit scoring thus far: Jahvon Quinerly (16.0 ppg), Jaden Shackelford (14.0 ppg), John Petty Jr. (10.5 ppg) and Herbert Jones (10.0 ppg). Jones also leads the team in rebounding (8.0) and blocks (1.5) per game. 

What you need to know about UNLV

It has been a slow start for the Rebels out of the Mountain West. They were upset by Montana State 91-78 in their opeer and then got blown out by North Carolina 78-51 on Monday in Asheville. The Rebels failed to cover in both games. 

There weren’t a ton of bright spots against UNC, but guard Bryce Hamilton did score 15 points and grab four rebounds. The junior out of Pasadena, Calif., is averaging 21 points and 6.0 rebounds on the season and he’s coming off a 2019-20 campaign where he averaged 16.0 points and 5.5 rebounds. 

How to make Alabama vs. UNLV picks

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At Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo, Students Show Off Their Personal Style

Describe your look.

My dress is from Perverze, tights are Chanel, fluffy jacket from Tsumori Chisato, and cowboy boots.

What do you love about Bunka Fashion College?

The people here are cool and interesting. It’s been great meeting and getting to know them.

How does it feel to physically be back at university?

It’s not 100%  normal, but it’s quite calm. I’m happy to be back, but I still miss the exciting vibes from crowds of students.

What song sums up your 2020?

Sakamoto Shinnosuke’s Stay Home.

Haruka Miura, 22, BA fashion global business, year four

 Haruka MiuraHoumi Sakata

Describe your look.

I’m wearing straight-leg, light-blue Levi’s with black Dr Martens six-eye boots, but the black Prada puffer jacket is the main attraction, of course.

What do you love about Bunka Fashion College?

The inspiring people you meet from all kinds of backgrounds. It’s also interesting to learn what their tastes are like through fashion and music.

How does it feel to physically be back at university?

I rarely met people during the self-isolation period, so I was happy to see my teacher and classmates for the first time in a while. It’s much easier to engage in class in person.

What song sums up your 2020?

Chloe X Halle’s Do it.

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