Old Dominion vs. Middle Tennessee State CUSA Tournament - 3/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (17-15) at Old Dominion Monarchs (24-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Legacy Arena)
The Line: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders +6.5 -- Over/Under: 113 See the Latest Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs and the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders face off on Thursday in Conference USA college basketball action.
The Old Dominion Monarchs went 24-6 this season and they finished in second place in the CUSA standings. ODU is averaging 65.8 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent while defensively they area allowing 56.6 points and their opponents are shooting 40.2 percent. Try Freeman leads the Monarchs averaging 17.2 points per game. Aaron Bacote is averaging 10.7 points, Jonathan Arledge is averaging 8.4 points, and Richard Ross is averaging 8.3 points and 5.6 rebounds. Old Dominion is 2-1 in neutral site games and 13-5 in Conference USA.
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The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders are 17-15 this season and they are coming off of a three-point win over Charlotte on Wednesday that landed them in this game. MTSU is averaging 64.3 points and they are shooting 41.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Reggie Upshaw Jr. leads the Blue Raiders averaging 10.5 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Jaqawn Raymond is averaging 7.6 points, Perrin Buford is averaging 7.3 points, and Jacquez Rozier is averaging 7.3 points and 5.0 rebounds. Middle Tennessee State is 1-2 in neutral site games and 10-9 in C-USA.
Old Dominion is 6-0 against the spread in their last six games, 4-1 against the spread in Thursday games, and 5-0 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Middle Tennessee State is 3-9-1 against the spread in their last 13 games, 3-8-1 against the spread in their last 12 Neutral site games, and 1-4-1 against the spread following a win.
The total is set at 113 and my free pick is the over. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.