Welcome to the best PrizePicks CBB player predictions for Saturday, December 9th. We have 12 hours of college basketball to watch today, featuring six of the top-10 ranked teams, including No. 4 Purdue facing off against Alabama on FOX. What could add to the excitement? Winning some money on PrizePicks!
Selecting the right projections may be challenging, but with the assistance of OddsShopper’s PrizePicks Optimizer and some thorough research, we’ve got you covered. Let’s dive into the best PrizePicks CBB picks and player projections, starting with Zach Edey.
PrizePicks CBB Player Predictions | Dec. 9
Zach Edey, Purdue, M/L 21.5 Points
No. 4 Purdue is a 5.5-point home favorite over Alabama, who allows the second most points in the SEC. Preseason All-American Zach Edey ranks third in scoring with 23.7 points per game and leads the NCAA with 8.6 FTM and 11.7 FTA per game. Alabama is allowing 8.4 offensive rebounds per game, while Edey ranks second in the country with 4.7 offensive rebounds per game.
This is a pace-up spot for Purdue, as Alabama ranks 64th with 75.1 possessions per game. All the books heavily favor the over for this prop. In a favorable matchup with a healthy 160.5 game total, Edey is expected to reach 22+ points!
Best PrizePicks CBB Player Prediction: Zach Edey More Than 21.5 Points
Isaiah Bigelow, Richmond, M/L 5.5 Rebounds
OddsShopper’s Positive EV Bets tool gives the under on this prop a 2% EV rating and a 55% Win%, the second-best for college basketball. The Richmond Spiders are 10.5-point road underdogs against Florida, the seventh-best rebounding team in the country at 43.6 per game.
Isaiah Bigelow is averaging just 4.1 rebounds per game and has a challenging matchup against the Gators. All the books heavily favor the under, and this prop will likely get bumped down to 5 before game time.
Best PrizePicks CBB Player Prediction: Isaiah Bigelow Less Than 5.5 Rebounds
Jaedon LeDee, San Diego State, M/L 8.5 Rebounds
No. 25 San Diego State will host UC Irvine as 9.5-point favorites with a 137.5 game total. Senior Jaedon LeDee is averaging 10.3 rebounds per game, the 14th best in college basketball. He has recorded 10 or more rebounds in 7 of 10 games this season and leads the Aztecs in minutes at 34.5 per game.
OddsShopper’s Positive EV Bets tool tells us that all the books have the juice on the over for this prop. UC Irvine ranks just 137th in rebounding, making this a favorable matchup for LeDee.
Best PrizePicks CBB Player Prediction: Jaedon Ledee More Than 8.5 Rebounds
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