Western Kentucky vs. Indiana State - 12/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana State Sycamores (3-5) at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (4-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm (EA Diddle Arena)
The Line: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Indiana State Sycamores and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers meet Sunday at the E. A. Diddle Arena.
The Indiana State Sycamores could use a strong victory after losing four of their last five games. The Indiana State Sycamores are averaging 66.5 points on 38.7 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Devonte Brown is averaging 13.1 points and 3.3 assists while Brenton Scott is averaging 12.4 points and 4.1 rebounds. Khristian Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Van Scyoc is grabbing four rebounds. The Indiana State Sycamores are shooting 29.8 percent from beyond the arc and 65.6 percent from the free throw line. Indiana State is allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.4 turnovers per game. The Indiana State Sycamores have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers need a victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are averaging 77.4 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 79.6 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Justin Johnson is averaging 16.6 points and 8.4 rebounds while Nigel Snipes is averaging 12.8 points and 1.6 assists. Fredrick Edmond is grabbing 5.3 rebounds and Chris McNeal is dishing 4.8 assists. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are shooting 39.9 percent from beyond the arc and 67.2 percent from the free throw line. Western Kentucky is allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 9.1 turnovers per game. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have won five straight home games.
The Sycamores are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Hilltoppers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Indiana State is going through a rebuilding year and doesn't have the depth to hang with a WKU team that can really shoot it from deep. I like the Hiltoppers at home and the reasonable chalk.