Queens Royals vs. Liberty Flames: Preview, Prediction and Best Bet
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- Feb 24, 2023, 1:38:45 AM
The Queens Royals will travel to Lynchburg, Virginia to take on the Liberty Flames in an exciting ASUN matchup on Friday, February 24. In this preview, we will analyze both teams and provide a prediction and best bet for the game. And for the latest odds and betting trends, make sure to download the KingPin.pro app for iOS and Android.
The Queens Royals have had an inconsistent season, with a 17-13 overall record and a 7-10 record in conference play. They are coming off a loss to the Liberty Flames in their last game, in which Darius McGhee scored 35 points. AJ McKee has been the standout player for the Royals this season. He is averaging 15.9 points and 4.9 rebounds per game and has been playing well of late, averaging 17.9 points per game over his last 10 games. Chris Ashby is another player to watch for the Royals. He is averaging 7.4 points per game and is shooting 40.4% from beyond the arc, making 2.2 3-pointers per game.
The Liberty Flames have had a great season, with a 23-7 overall record and a 14-3 record in conference play. They are currently on an eight-game winning streak and have been playing some excellent basketball of late. Darius McGhee has been the standout player for the Flames this season. He is averaging 16.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game and is coming off a 35-point performance in the team's last game against the Queens Royals. Colin Porter is another player to watch for the Flames. He is averaging 7.2 points and four assists per game and has been playing some solid basketball of late.
Head-to-Head Matchup and Betting Trends
The Queens Royals and the Liberty Flames have faced each other twice this season, with the Flames winning both games. The most recent matchup was a close game, with the Flames winning 85-77. The Flames are heavily favored to win this game by 14.5 points, with the total points set at 147.5. The public betting data shows that 62% of bets are backing the Flames to cover the spread.
Best Bet: Liberty Flames -14.5
In this game, we expect the Liberty Flames to win the game and cover the spread. The Flames have been playing great basketball of late, and Darius McGhee has been a key player for them all season. They also have a balanced team with multiple players who can contribute on both ends of the court. The Royals, on the other hand, have been struggling recently and will need to improve their play if they hope to keep this game close. Therefore, our best bet for the game is to take the Liberty Flames -14.5.
Final Score Prediction: Liberty Flames 85, Queens Royals 65
In terms of the total points, we like the under at 147.5 as the Flames have a strong defense and have been playing great defense of late. However, the best bet