The Citadel vs. UNC Greensboro - 1/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNC Greensboro Spartans (7-13) at The Citadel Bulldogs (9-11)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm (McAlister Field House)
The Line: The Citadel Bulldogs -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UNC Greensboro Spartans and Citadel Bulldogs meet Thursday night at the McAlister Field House.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans could use a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are averaging 71.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 74 points on 46 percent shooting. Francis Alonso is averaging 12.5 points and 1.9 assists while RJ White is averaging 12.3 points and 7.2 rebounds. Kayel Locke is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Diante Baldwin is dishing 4.6 assists. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Spartans are allowing 40.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game. The UNC Greensboro Spartans have lost 12 straight road games.
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The Citadel Bulldogs need a victory after losing six of their last eight games. The Citadel Bulldogs are averaging 89.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 92 points on 51.8 percent shooting. Derrick Henry is averaging 16.5 points and 4.5 rebounds while Quinton Marshall is averaging 12.5 points and 2.1 assists. Warren Sledge is the third double-digit scorer and Brian White is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Citadel Bulldogs are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Citadel Bulldogs have split their last 10 home games.
The Spartans are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games. The Bulldogs are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The underdog is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Neither team is in great form, so this is as close to a toss up as you can get. However, UNC Greensboro has lost 12 straight road games, so it's hard not to side with the Bulldogs and the tiny number.