UC Irvine vs. Sam Houston State - 12/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sam Houston State Bearkats (5-5) at UC Irvine Anteaters (8-4)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Don Haskins Center)
The Line: UC Irvine Anteaters -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UC Irvine Anteaters and the Sam Houston State Bearkats face off on Monday in college basketball action.
The UC Irvine Anteaters are 8-4 this season and the have won two of their last three games. UC Irvine is averaging 68.3 points and they are shooting 43.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.5 points and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. Mamadou Ndiaye leads the Anteaters averaging 12.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Luke Nelson is averaging 11.5 points, Alex Young is averaging 9.6 points, and Mike Best is averaging 8.3 points. This is UC Irvine’s second home game in a row after seven consecutive road games.
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The Sam Houston State Bearkats are 5-5 this season and they have won their last three games. SHSU is averaging 66 points per game and they are shooting 35.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.3 points and their opponents are shooting 46.3 percent. Aurimas Majauskas leads the Bearkats averaging 14.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Dakaral Henderson is averaging 14.2 points, Ameer Jackson is averaging 11 points, and Jamal Williams is averaging 9.0 points. This is only he second lined game of the season for Sam Houston State.
UC Irvine is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, 7-2 against the spread in their last nine neutral site games, and 0-4 against the spread following a win. Sam Houston State is 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five non-conference games, and 0-3-1 against the spread following a win.
This one looks like a mismatch as these two teams are just in a different class.