Davidson vs. Charlotte - 12/3/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte 49ers (4-2) at Davidson Wildcats (4-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Belk Arena)
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Davidson Wildcats and the Charlotte 49ers face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Davidson Wildcats are 4-1 this season with their lone loss being a blowout at North Carolina. Davidson is averaging 81.2 points per game and they are shooting 44.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent. Jack Gibbs is averaging 15.8 points per game to lead the Wildcats. Tyler Kalinoski is averaging 14.6 points and 5.0 rebounds, Peyton Aldridge is averaging 12 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Jordan Barham is averaging 9.0 points. Davidson’s schedule is ranked 53rd in the nation thus far.
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The Charlotte 49ers are 4-2 this season with both of their losses coming to Miami in back-to-back games. Charlotte is averaging 73.7 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.8 points and their opponents shoot 43 percent. Mie Thorne leads the 49ers averaging 14.8points and 10.3 rebounds per game. Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 13.3 points, Pierria Henry is averaging 9.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 4.8 assists, and Torin Dorn is averaging 9.5 points. Charlotte starts Conference USA play on January 4th against Old Dominion.
Davidson is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the spread, 5-2 against the spread following a win, and 2-6 against the spread at home against a team with a winning road record. Charlotte is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 2-6 against the spread against the A-10. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Despite losing back-to-back to the Canes I still see Charlotte as the better team here.