Davidson vs. Morehead State - 12/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (6-3) at Davidson Wildcats (7-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Belk Arena)
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagles and Davidson Wildcats meet Wednesday afternoon at the John M. Belk Arena.
The Morehead State Eagles look for a statement victory after a decent 6-3 start. The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 64.6 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 61.5 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Corban Collins is averaging 11.8 points and 3.1 assists while Xavier Moon is averaging 8.1 points and 2.1 assists. DeJuan Marrero is grabbing 7.8 rebounds and Brent Arrington is dishing 2.6 assists. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. Morehead State is allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 15.5 turnovers per game. The Morehead State Eagles have split their last 10 road games.
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The Davidson Wildcats could use a nice win after splitting their last four games. The Davidson Wildcats are averaging 84.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 80.4 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Jack Gibbs is averaging 24.8 points and 4.4 assists while Brian Sullivan is averaging 16.6 points and 4.3 rebounds. Peyton Aldridge is dishing 2.3 assists and Jordan Barham is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Davidson Wildcats are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. Davidson is allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.1 turnovers per game. The Davidson Wildcats have won 10 straight home games.
The Eagles are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 road games and 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Wildcats are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 Wednesday games and 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
Davidson is a very good team on its home court and has shooters on top of shooters who are capable of opening a game up quickly. I'm not sure Morehead State has the firepower to hang around in this game.