Bowling Green vs. Canisius - 3/21/15 CIT Tournament College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Canisius Golden Griffins (17-14) at Bowling Green Falcons (21-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Stroh Center)
The Line: Bowling Green Falcons -8 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Bowling Green Falcons and the Canisius Golden Griffins face off on Saturday at the Stroh Center in a CIT second round game.
The Bowling Green Falcons are 21-11 this season and they advanced to this game with a win over St. Francis (PA) on Tuesday. Bowling Green is averaging 66.8 points and they are shooting 43.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Richaun Holmes leads the Falcons averaging 14.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Jehvon Clarke is averaging 10.5 points, Zack Denny is averaging 9.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, and Anthony Henderson is averaging 9.0 points. Bowling Green is 11-5 at home and 10-4 outside of the MAC.
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The Canisius Golden Griffins are 17-14 this season and they advanced to this game with a win over Dartmouth. Canisius is averaging 64.9 points and they are shooting 40.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.6 points and their opponents are shooting 41.2 percent. Zach Lewis leads the Golden Griffins averaging 12.8 points per game. Phil Valenti is averaging 10 points, Josiah Heath is averaging 9.5 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Jeremiah Williams is averaging 7.9 points. Canisius is 7-7 on the road and 6-5 in out of conference games.
Bowling Green is 19-8-3 against the spread in their last 30 games, 1-4 agains the spread in their last five home games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Canisius is 19-7 against the spread in their last 26 road games, 10-4 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record, and 1-4 against the spread on the road following three or more home games.
I see Bowling Green winning the game but the number is just too high so I will take Canisius with the points.