High Point vs. USC Upstate odds: 2020 college basketball picks, Jan. 20 predictions from advanced model

The South Carolina Upstate Spartans will take on the High Point Panthers at 6 p.m. ET on Monday at G.B. Hodge Center. South Carolina Upstate is 7-11 overall and 5-2 at home, while High Point is 4-14 overall and 1-9 on the road. The Panthers are 4-15 against the spread in their last 19 games. The Spartans, meanwhile, are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games at home. The Spartans are favored by 6.5-points in the latest South Carolina Upstate vs. High Point odds, while the Over-Under is set at 138.5. Before entering any High Point vs. South Carolina Upstate picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, has crushed its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread the past three years, returning $2,770 to $100 players. Anybody who followed it during that span has seen huge returns.

Now, it has simulated South Carolina Upstate vs. High Point 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

The Spartans suffered a setback on Saturday against Gardner-Webb, falling 83-67. Despite losing three of its last five games, South Carolina Upstate has covered the spread in seven of its last nine outings. Plus, High Point is just 1-9 in its last 10 games on the road.

Meanwhile, High Point lost to Charleston Southern by a decisive 79-60 margin in its last outing. The Panthers have now lost five of their last six games. However, South Carolina Upstate is just 1-11 in its last 12 games against opponents in the Big South conference. 

A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head before locking in your picks: South Carolina Upstate is allowing its opponents to knock down 46.1 percent of their field goals, which ranks 312th in the nation. But High Point is even worse: the Panthers have been allowing their opponents to a field goal percentage of 47.70, which places them 337th in college basketball. 

So who wins South Carolina Upstate vs. High Point? And which side of the spread can you bank on in 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the South Carolina Upstate vs. High Point spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks, and find out.

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