Vanderbilt vs. Penn - 12/22/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pennsylvania Quakers (3-5) at Vanderbilt Commodores (7-3)
College Basketball: Monday, December 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm (Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Penn Quakers face off on Monday at Memorial Gym in college basketball action.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-3 this season but they are coming off of a loss at Georgia Tech. Vandy is averaging 72.1 points and they are shooting 50.6 percent from the floor including 40.9 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 62.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Damian Jones leads the Commodores averaging 16.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Riley LaChance is averaging 13.2 points, Luke Kornet is averaging 9.6 points, and Wade Baldwin IV is averaging 7.6 points and 5.0 assists. Vanderbilt is 6-1 at home this season.
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The Pennsylvania Quakers are 3-5 this season but they have won their last three games. Penn is averaging 66.5 points and they are shooting 46.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.4 points and their opponents shoot 41 percent. Tony Hicks is averaging 14.6 points per game to lead the Quakers. Darian Nelson-Henry is averaging 10.4 points and 7.2 rebounds, Antonio Woods is averaging 7.2 points, and San Jones is averaging 7.2 points. Penn is 2-2 on the road so far this season.
Vanderbilt is 9-4 against the spread against a team with a losing record and 34-16-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Penn is 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games, 7-19-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-6 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This isn’t a good Penn team and look for Vandy to have their way here.