East Carolina vs. UNC Greensboro - 12/28/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNC Greensboro Spartans (4-8) at East Carolina Pirates (6-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:00 pm (Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum)
The Line: East Carolina Pirates -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The East Carolina Pirates and the NC-Greensboro Spartans face of on Sunday in college basketball action.
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-6 this season losing three of their last five games. ECU is averaging 65.9 points and they are shooting 41.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.6 points and their opponents are shooting 46.8 percent. B.J. Tyson is averaging 14.5 points per game to lead the Pirates. Caleb White is averaging 13.5 points, Terry Whisant II is averaging 12.8 points, and Michael Ofik-Nzege is averaging 6.8 points and 5.7 rebounds. East Carolina is 5-1 at home this season.
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The UNC-Greensboro Crusaders are 4-8 this season and but they have lost their last two games. UNC-GB is averaging 68.2 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.6 points and their opponents are shooting 46.3 percent. Tevon Saddler leads the Spartans averaging 15.4 points per game. Kayel Locke is averaging 13 points and 5.5 rebounds, R.J. White is averaging 12.1 points and 7.8 rebounds, and Nicholas Paulos is averaging 11.7 points. UNC-Greensboro is 2-2 on the road this season.
East Carolina is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight home games, 6-2-1 against the spread against the SoCon, and 0-4 against the spread following a win. NC-Greensboro is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven non-conference games, and 6-1 against the spread against a team with a home winning percentage better than .600.
The UNC-GB defense is bad and I have ECU covering here at home.