The Panthers and Lancers are set to face off at 4:30 ET on ESPN+. The Lancers will host the game at Joan Perry Brock Center in Farmville, VA. High Point is favored by -3 in this Big South conference matchup the against Longwood. The over/under for the game is set at 155 points.

HIGH POINT PANTHERS VS LONGWOOD LANCERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Longwood Lancers +3

This game will be played at Joan Perry Brock Center at 4:30 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE LONGWOOD LANCERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Lancers.
  • Not only will Longwood pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Panthers Pull Off a Win at Farmville?

High Point will look to extend their two-game win streak as they head on the road to take on Longwood. The Panthers have gone 7-5 on the road this season, and they have gone 4-1 in their last five road games.

Overall, High Point has gone 24-6 this season, and they have gone 12-2 in Big South action. They are currently on a two-game win streak, and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 road games.

High Point has been solid against the spread this season, going 17-8-2. On the road, they are 8-2-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Panthers are 5-5.

This season, the over/under record for High Point games is 16-11 and today’s over/under line of 155 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (151.9). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 167 points compared to their season average of 156.9 points per game.

The High Point offense is coming off a game in which they scored 74 points vs. Charleston Southern. Overall their field goal percentage was 45.9% while connecting on 4 threes. Leading High Point in scoring vs. Charleston Southern was Kezza Giffa with his 20 points. Duke Miles also added 17 points for the Panthers.

At this time, the Panthers’ defense is positioned 236th in the country, permitting 74.4 points per game. The High Point defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 59 points and allowed Charleston Southern to connect on 6 threes.

Can Longwood Deliver Being Underdogs at Home?

Longwood is coming off a 72-69 loss to Gardner-Webb, and they now have a two-game losing streak. The Lancers have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games at home, and they are 9-3 at home this season.

For the year, Longwood is 17-13, and they have gone 5-10 in Big South games. They have gone 12-3 in non-conference games, and they are 0-7 when listed as the underdog.

As the underdog, Longwood has gone 3-4 vs. the spread this year and they are 13-14 overall. At home, the Lancers are 6-6 ATS this season and they have gone 4-4 ATS in their last 10 home games.

This season, the over/under record for Longwood games is 15-12 and today’s line of 155 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (141.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 155 points.

Compared to their season average of 75.4 points per game, Longwood struggled in their previous game. Against Gardner-Webb, the Lancers scored 69 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.2%. Walyn Napper is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.5. Meanwhile, Michael Christmas also brings a PPG average of 11.8 into the game.

At this time, the Lancers’ defense is positioned 79th in the country, permitting 68.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.5 threes per game vs. High Point. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.3%.