Davidson Wildcats vs. Western Carolina Catamounts - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (3-5) at Davidson Wildcats (6-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Belk Arena)
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Carolina Catamounts will travel to play the Davidson Wildcats in a non-conference game on Saturday.
The Davidson Wildcats are 6-1 and are coming off of a win against Eastern Washington by a score of 96-86. Davidson scored at least 47 points in both halves and was able to hang on for the high scoring victory. Jack Gibbs had 37 points and 6 rebounds for Davidson. Jordan Barham added 22 points and 8 rebounds for the Wildcats. Davidson was out rebounded by a total of 32-30 and had 18 assists in their victory. Davidson is averaging 86 points per game while giving up 80.7 points per game. Davidson is also averaging 35.9 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game. Jack Gibbs is averaging 26.7 points per game and 4.2 assists per game for Davidson. Peyton Aldridge is averaging 14.3 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for Davidson. Davidson is shooting 75% on free throws, 35.9% on three-pointers, and 45.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Western Carolina Catamounts are 3-5 and are coming off of a loss against Illinois by a score of 80-68. Western Carolina was tied with Illinois in the second half but couldn’t score down the stretch as the Fighting Illini pulled away. Mike Brown had 23 points and 5 assists for Western Carolina. Elijah Pughsley added 15 points for the Catamounts. Western Carolina was out rebounded by a total of 34-21 and had 12 assists in their defeat. Western Carolina is averaging 74 points per game while giving up 71.8 points per game. Western Carolina is also averaging 39.3 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game. Mike Brown is averaging 17 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game for Western Carolina. Torrion Brummitt is averaging 13.3 points per game and 6 rebounds per game for the Catamounts. Western Carolina is shooting 73% on free throws, 31.4% on three-pointers, and 40.2% on all field goal attempts.
Western Carolina is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Western Carolina is 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 non-conference games. The under is 6-2 in Western Carolina’s last 8 games overall. Davidson is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 home games. Davidson is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. The over is 4-1 in Davidson’s last 5 home games. The road team is 4-1 ATS in theses two teams last 5 meetings.
Davidson has started the season very strong, while Western Carolina has not played as well as they had hoped. Davidson is a high scoring team, so Western Carolina will have to play very good defense if they want to stay in this game. I think Davidson’s offense will have no problems here and they should get the win.