The Citadel vs. Furman - 3/6/15 Southern Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Furman Paladins (8-21) at The Citadel Bulldogs (11-18)
College Basketball: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:30 pm (U.S. Cellular Center)
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The Furman Paladins and The Citadel Bulldogs meet Friday in the first round of the .
The Furman Paladins look for a win after losing eight of their last nine games. On the season, Furman is averaging 62.4 points on 42.3 percent shooting and is allowing 71.3 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Devin Sibley is averaging 10.1 points and 1.2 assists while Daniel Fowler is averaging 7.9 points and 4.2 rebounds. Kendrec Ferrara is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and Geoff Beans is shooting 34.7 percent. The Furman Paladins have five players averaging at least 7.2 points, and they’re shooting 65.5 percent from the line and 32 percent from deep. Defensively, Furman is allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in four of its last six games. Stephen Croone is questionable with injury.
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The Citadel Bulldogs look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, The Citadel is averaging 62.6 points on 45 percent shooting and is allowing 70.5 points on 48.9 percent shooting. Ashton Moore is averaging 18.3 points and 3.6 assists while P.J. Horgan is averaging 11.9 points and 6.4 rebounds. Brian White is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Jake Wright is shooting 41.1 percent. The Citadel Bulldogs have four players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 76.2 percent from the line and 40.6 percent from deep. Defensively, The Citadel is allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in seven of its last 10 games.
The Paladins are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games following a S.U. loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Bulldogs are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games and 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The Paladins are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Paladins have owned the Bullogs ATS for years.. Give me Furman and the tiny chalk.