The Citadel vs. Western Carolina - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (13-16) at The Citadel Bulldogs (11-17)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm (McAlister Field House)
The Line: The Citadel Bulldogs +4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Carolina Catamounts and The Citadel Bulldogs meet Saturday at the McAlister Field House.
The Western Carolina Catamounts hope to snap a three-game skid. On the season, WCU is averaging 70.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting and is allowing 73.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting. James Sinclair is averaging 19.2 points and 3.1 assists while Mike Brown is averaging 13.9 points and six rebounds. Rhett Harrelson is dishing 2.5 assists and Torrion Brummitt is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Western Carolina Catamounts have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 69.7 percent from the line and 34.3 percent from downtown. Defensively, WCU is allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in seven of its last nine games.
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The Citadel Bulldogs could use a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, The Citadel is averaging 62.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting and is allowing 70.6 points on 48.5 percent shooting. Ashton Moore is averaging 18.5 points and 3.5 assists while P.J. Horgan is averaging 12.1 points and 6.4 rebounds. Brian White is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Jake Wright is shooting 41.1 percent from the field. The Citadel Bulldogs have four players averaging at least 6.8 points, and they’re shooting 76.1 percent from the line and 40.9 percent from deep. Defensively, The Citadel is allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in nine of its last 11 games.
The Bulldogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win. The Catamounts are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the home team is 14-6 ATS in the last 20 meetings.
Western Carolina has lost eight of its last 12 road games SU, and this is the last home game of the season for the Citadel. The best bet would be leaving this game alone but if forced to pick, I'm taking the points.