DePaul vs. Providence - 2/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Providence Friars (18-8) at DePaul Blue Demons (12-13)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line: DePaul Blue Demons +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The DePaul Blue Demons and the Providence Friars face off on Wednesday at Allstate Arena in Big East college basketball.
The DePaul Blue Demons are 12-14 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. DePaul is averaging 72.1 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 74 points and their opponents are shooting 46 percent. Billy Garrett Jr. is averaging 13.3 points per game to lead the Blue Demons. Myke Henry is averaging 12.8 points and 5.6 rebounds, Jamee Crockett is averaging 11.3 points, and Tommy Hamilton IV is averaging 10.8 points and 5.4 rebounds. DePaul is 9-4 at hoem and 6-7 in the Big East.
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The Providence Friars are 18-8 this season and they have lost three of their last five games. Providence is averaging 69.9 points and they are shooting 44.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. LaDontae Henton leads the Friars averaging 20.5 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Kris Dunn is averaging 15.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 7.6 assists, Tyler Harris is averaging 10.2 points, and Carson Derosiers is averaging 7.4 points. Providence is 3-5 on the road and 8-5 in the Big East.
DePaul is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 games, and 5-2 against the spread following a loss. Providence is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games and 12-5-1 against the spread following a win.
I have DePaul winning this one outright and they are my play here.