Washington State Cougars vs. Texas Southern Tigers - 11/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Southern Tigers (1-4) at Washington State Cougars (3-0)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Friel Court)
The Line: Washington State Cougars -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Texas Southern Tigers will travel to play the Washington State Cougars in a non-conference game.
The Washington State Cougars are 3-0 and are coming off of a win against Cal State-Los Angeles by a score of 74-57. Washington State scored 37 points in each half and was able to hold their opponent to only 57 points for the win. Conor Clifford led Washington State with 18 points, while adding 5 rebounds. Que Johnson added 15 points for Washington State in this game. Washington State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 34-23 and had 9 assists in their victory. Washington State is averaging 80.3 points per game while giving up 68.5 points per game. Washington State is also averaging 41.7 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game. Ike Iroegbu is averaging 12 points per game, 5 rebounds per game, and 3.7 assists per game for Washington State. Washington State is shooting 67.7% on free throws, 37.1% on three-pointers, and 48.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Texas Southern Tigers are 1-4 and are coming off of a win against Texas San Antonio by a score of 91-80. Texas Southern was losing by 7-points at halftime but was able to score 56 points in the second half to win the game. David Blanks and Chris Thomas led the way for Texas Southern with 23 points each. Texas Southern out rebounded their opponent by a total of 43-39 and had 12 assists in their victory. Texas Southern is averaging 71 points per game while giving up 84.4 points per game. Texas Southern is also averaging 34 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game. Malcolm Riley is the leading scorer and rebounder for Texas Southern with 19.6 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game. Texas Southern is shooting 60.4% on free throws, 35.6% on three-pointers, and 42.2% on all field goal attempts.
Texas Southern is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. Texas Southern is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The under is 5-1-1 in Texas Southern’s last 7 road games. Washington State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. The over is 6-1 in Washington State’s last 7 non-conference games.
Washington State is 3-0 this season, but might be missing one of their best players in this game. Josh Hawkinson leads Washington State points and rebounds per game, but is questionable with a groin injury. Even if he doesn’t play, I expect Washington State to win this game easily.