VCU vs. Old Dominion - 11/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Old Dominion Monarchs (3-2) at Virginia Commonwealth Rams (3-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Siegel Center)
The Line: Virginia Commonwealth Rams -8 -- Over/Under: 129.5 See the Latest Odds
The VCU Rams and the Old Dominion Monarchs face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The VCU Rams are off to a 3-2 start with their losses coming to the teams that made the NCAA Tournament Finals last season: Duke and Wisconsin. Virginia Commonwealth is averaging 76.6 points per game and they are shooting 43.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.9 percent. Melvin Johnson leads the Rams averaging 18.2 points per game. Korey Billbury is averaging 11.8 points and 5.4 rebounds, Mo Alie-Cox is averaging 9.0 points, and Ah Hamdy Mohamed is averaging 7.8 points. VCU appears like they may be a team that gets better as the season goes on.
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The Old Dominion Monarchs are 3-2 this season and they have lost their last two games. ODU is averaging 65.2 points and they are shooting 40.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 56.6 points and their opponents are shooting 36.4 percent. Trey Freeman leads the Monarchs averaging 17 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. Aaron Bacote is averaging 12 points, Brandon Stithe is averaging 87 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Nik Biberaj is averaging 7.6 points. Old Dominion is unbeaten at home and winless on the road.
VCU is 6-0 against the spread in their last six games, 5-0 against the spread following a win, and 4-1 against the spread against Conference USA. Old Dominion is 5-1 against the spread against the A-10, 2-5 against the spread following a loss, and 2-7 against the spread in their last nine road games.
Look for VCU to flex their muscle here and cruise to the win and cover.