Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Crusaders vs Minutemen CBB Odds
Looking for Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Massachusetts Minutemen NCAA basketball free picks & CBB odds? CBB betting sees the Crusaders taking on the Minutemen on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at the Mullins Center. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions like this Crusaders Minutemen matchup.
5-3 Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Massachusetts Minutemen 5-3
In a game that will most likely go down to the wire, the Holy Cross Crusaders are ready for this In-State battle as they hit the road to take on the UMass Minutemen.
Holy Cross Crusaders
Holy Cross basketball team is off to an impressive 5-3 start this season as they are looking to keep their winning streak going as well as their recent trend, The team has won four of its last five games and now will be ready for this tough road test.
Before we dive into this details of this game, let’s step back a bit and look at the Crusaders recent game. The Crusaders are coming off a 67-49 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson as they hit the nail on every category in the win box. They are now leading the Patriot conference with 17 assists per game as well as 5 blocks per game.
The difference maker in this team that will make this game close, is the guard from Holy Cross who is leading the team with averaging 16.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. That man being Jacob Grandison who is having a fantastic year. Speaking of guards, Austin Butler is also having a strong start to the season with 12.3 points and 5.1 boards per game as well.
The UMass Minutemen will not be afraid of the Crusaders at all in this game as they too have an impressive winning streak and trend in this game. On the season they hold a 5-3 record so far this year as they have won three of its last four games. Before diving into the specialist of this team, let’s take a look at their recent game.
UMass are coming off a tough 69-62 victory over Quinnipiac as they needed a late push in the second half to steal the win away. At the moment, head coach McCall is changing this university as he once took the team who could only survive with 3-5 wins a season as he is already past that mark.
The specialist on the year will be guard Luwane Pipkins who is leading the team with averaging 19.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game. He is also a sharp shooter on the court as he leads the team with hitting 41.3 percent of his three-point field goal attempts. Mix in this three point shooting and the UMass team could be singing yet another win on Tuesday.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Crusaders are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games.
- Crusaders are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- Crusaders are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 non-conference games.
- Crusaders are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Free Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Massachusetts Minutemen NCAAB Prediction:
This is going to be a close game for sure, but at the moment I’m leaning towards the Holy Cross team as they simple cover games especially against winning teams.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Odds Currently OFF
The Crusaders have been causing turnovers left and right this season as I see that being the difference in this game.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Holy Cross 70 – Massachusetts 73
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