Samford vs. The Citadel - 1/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
The Citadel Bulldogs (7-7) at Samford Bulldogs (9-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Pete Hanna Center)
The Line: Samford Bulldogs -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Samford Bulldogs and The Citadel Bulldogs face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Samford Bulldogs are 9-5 this season and they are coming off of a 19-point beat down loss to Mercer I their last game. Samford is averaging 69 points and they are shooting 41 percent while defensively they allowing 69.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. Darius Jones-Gibson leads the Bulldogs averaging 15.1 points per game. Christen Cunningham is averaging 14.3 points, Matt Rose is averaging 10.1 points, and Jamal Shabazz is averaging 7.9 points. Samford is 3-1 at home this season.
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The Citadel Cadets are 7-7 this season and they have lost their last three games. The Citadel is averaging 86 points and they are shooting 44.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 96.8 points and their opponents are shooing 53.9 percent. Derrick Henry leads The Citadel averaging 18.9 points per game. Quinton Marshall is averaging 13.6 points, Warren Sledge is averaging 10.4 points, and Brian White is averaging 10.3 points. The Citadel are 2-5 on the road this season.
Samford is 4-1 against the spread in their last four games, 11-4 against the spread in their last 15 home games, and 12-5 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. The Citadel is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 4-0 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 6-2 against the spread following a loss.
This just looks to be too may points and while I see Samford winning the game The Citadel covers.