Bucknell vs. Holy Cross - 2/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Holy Cross Crusaders (9-12) at Bucknell Bison (12-12)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Sojka Pavilion)
The Line: Bucknell Bison -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Bucknell Bison and the Holy Cross Crusaders face off on Sunday at Sojka Pavilion in Patriot League college basketball.
The Bucknell Bison are 12-12 this season and hey have lost their last tow games. Bucknell is averaging 68 points and they are shooting 44.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 69 point sand their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Chris Hass leads the Bison averaging 16.6 points per game. Nana Foulland is averaging 9.0 points and 5.5 rebounds, J.C. Show is averaging 7.5 points, and John Azzinaro is averaging 6.1 points. Bucknell is 8-3 at home and 7-4 in the Patriot League.
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The Holy Cross Crusaders are 9-12 this season and they have won three of their last five games. Holy Cross is averaging 64.6 points and they are shooting 41.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.5 points and their opponents are shooting 48.1 percent. Malcolm Miller leads the Crusaders averaging 13 points per game. Justin Burrell is averaging 9.8 points, Malachi Alexander is averaging 8.8 points, and Eric Green s averaging 6.5 points. Holy Cross is 1-8 on the road and 4-7 I the Patriot League.
Bucknell is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, 0-7 against the spread in their last seven home games, and 0-4 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Holy Cross is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 road gams, 0-4 against the spread following a win, and 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 road games against a team with a winning home record.
Bucknell has the better record on the surface but Holy Cross looks to be better against the number and I look for them to get it done here.