Pittsburgh vs. Morehead State - 12/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (5-2) at Pittsburgh Panthers (7-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Petersen Events Center)
The Line: Pittsburgh Panthers -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagles and Pittsburgh Panthers meet Sunday at the Petersen Events Center.
The Morehead State Eagles look for their third road win to improve on a solid 5-2 start. The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 65.8 points on 40.5 percent shooting and allowing 61.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Corban Collins is averaging 11.9 points and 3.1 assists while Xavier Moon is averaging 9.6 points and 2.1 rebounds. Miguel Dicent is dishing 2.7 assists and DeJuan Marrero is grabbing seven rebounds. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68 percent from the free throw line. Morehead State is allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 15.5 turnovers per game. The Morehead State Eagles have won six of their last of their last 10 road games.
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The Pittsburgh Panthers look for their fourth straight win to build on a 7-1 start. The Pittsburgh Panthers are averaging 87.4 points on 50.4 percent shooting and allowing 64.1 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Michael Young is averaging 17.1 points and 4.1 assists while Jamel Artis is averaging 14.3 points and 3.5 rebounds. James Robinson is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Jones is dishing two assists. The Pittsburgh Panthers are shooting 41.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. Pittsburgh is allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.1 turnovers per game. The Pittsburgh Panthers have won seven of their last 10 home games.
The Eagles are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Panthers are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 10-25-1 ATS in their last 36 games overall.
Besides a blowout loss to a good Indiana team, Morehead State has looked pretty sharp this year. The Eagles also are road tested and have had some decent success. While Pittsburgh should win, the points here hold some value. Look for Morehead State to keep this game somewhat close.