BigSou foes will battle when the Presbyterian Blue Hose (7-11, 4-1 BigSou) meet the Campbell Fighting Camels (11-7, 2-4 BigSou) at the Ross E. Templeton P.E. Center. Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, January 20, 2020.
Campbell Fighting Camels at Presbyterian Blue Hose Free Preview
The Fighting Camels were victorious over the Longwood Lancers in their last game, 68-58. With 11 points and nine rebounds, Campbell’s Cedric Henderson Jr. played well. Campbell dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a solid effective field goal percentage of 0.577 (above their season average of 0.519) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 31.0 (above their season average of 23.6). For those same stats, Longwood put up marks of 0.451 and 27.8, respectively.
In the Blue Hose’s previous game, they were topped by the Radford Highlanders, 75-64. Cory Hightower led Presbyterian in scoring with 13 points on 4-for-12 shooting. Radford had a healthier turnover percentage (12.5 vs. 16.5). Presbyterian, meanwhile, did a terrific job of getting and making free throws (19-27; 70.4 percent).
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the nation’s slowest-paced teams square off. Presbyterian currently ranks 289th in possessions per game (67.3) and Campbell is 253rd (68.3).
This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Blue Hose won the most recent game 76-71. Presbyterian had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.556 vs. 0.448). Campbell, on the other hand, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (31.4 vs. 26.7).
Campbell Fighting Camels vs. Presbyterian Blue Hose Prediction
Pick: SU Winner – Campbell, ATS Winner – Campbell, O/U – Under
The Fighting Camels rank fourth in blocks allowed per game (2.0) while the Blue Hose rank 106th (3.4).
Presbyterian ranks 206th in rebounds per game (34.3) while Campbell ranks 274th (30.9).
Campbell ranks 39th in three pointers allowed per game (18.7) while Presbyterian ranks 255th (26.1).
The Fighting Camels rank eighth in assists allowed per game (9.3) while the Blue Hose rank 143rd (13.0).
Campbell ranks 31st in steals per game (8.5) while Presbyterian ranks 161st (5.9).
The Blue Hose have outscored opponents by an average of 3.8 points in their last five games. For the season, Presbyterian has been defeated by an average of 6.1 points.
During their last five games, the Fighting Camels have scored an average of 65.8 points per game (0.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 70.4 points per game (8.5 above their season average).