Holy Cross vs. American - 2/2/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
American Eagles (11-10) at Holy Cross Crusaders (7-11)
College Basketball: Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Hart Recreation Center)
The Line: Holy Cross Crusaders -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Holy Cross Crusaders and the American University Eagles face off on Monday at the Hart Center in Patriot college basketball action.
The Holy Cross Crusaders are 8-11 this season and they have lost three of their last five games. Holy Cross is averaging 65.1 points and they are shooting 40.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 48.2 percent. Malcolm Miller leads the Crusaders averaging 12.7 points per game. Justin Burrell is averaging 9.8 points, Malachi Alexander is averaging 8.7 points, and Eric Green is averaging 6.3 points. Holy Cross is 6-3 at home and 3-6 in Patriot play.
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The American University Eagles are 11-10 this season and they have lost their last three games. American is averaging 55.8 points and they are shooting 45.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 56.7 points and their opponents are shooting 43.2 percent. Jesse Reed leads the Eagles averaging 14.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Darius Gardner is averaging 10.4 points, John Schoof is averaging 10.8 points, and Charlie Jones is averaging 7.7 points. American is 4-9 on the road and 4-5 in Patriot play.
Holy Cross 2-5 against the spread against the Patriot League and 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games. The under is 5-0 in American’s last five road fames and 7-1 in their last eight games.
Holy Cross is a mild favorite but they shouldn’t be favored at all and the play is American.