Cornell vs. Saint Peter's - 12/28/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (5-7) at Cornell Big Red (6-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 4:00 pm (Newman Arena)
The Line: Cornell Big Red 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cornell Big Red and the St. Peters Peacocks face off on Sunday at Newman Arena in college basketball action.
The Cornell Big Red are 6-5 this season winning four of their last five games. Cornell is averaging 64.9 points and they are shooting 41.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 37.9 percent. Shonn Miller leads the Big Red averaging 16.2 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Robert Hatter is averaging 13.7 points, Galal Cancer is averaging 10.5 points, and Devin Cherry is averaging 9.5 points and 5.1 rebounds. Cornell is 3-0 at home this season.
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The St. Peters Peacocks are 5-7 this season but they have won three of their last four games. St. Peters is averaging 59.8 points and they are shooting 42.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 58.4 points and their opponents are shooting 39 percent. Marvin Dominique leads the Peacocks averaging 15.5 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. Tyler Gaskins is averaging 8.9 points, Trevis Wyche is averaging 6.7 points, and Quadir Welton is averaging 6.3 points and 5.1 rebounds. St. Peters is 2-4 on the road this season.
Cornell is 4-0 against the spread in their last four non-conference games, 3-0-1 against the spread in their last four home games, and 5-11-1 against the spread following a win. St. Peters is 16-34-1 against the spread in their last 51 games, 1-5-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five Sunday games.
Cornell is a modest favorite here and I look for them to cover this small number.