The Citadel Bulldogs vs. Samford Bulldogs - 2/8/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Samford Bulldogs (11-14) at The Citadel Bulldogs (10-14)
College Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm (McAlister Field House)
The Line: The Citadel Bulldogs -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Samford Bulldogs will travel to play The Citadel Bulldogs in a Southern game on Monday.
The Citadel Bulldogs are 10-14 (3-8) and are coming off of a loss to Mercer by a score of 88-72. The Citadel has lost 4 of their last 5 games and is currently 8th in the Southern standings. The Citadel has conference wins against Furman, VMI, and Western Carolina. The Citadel is averaging 88.7 points per game while giving up 92.9 points per game. The Citadel is also averaging 36.1 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game. Derrick Henry is averaging 16.1 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per game for The Citadel. Quinton Marshall is averaging 12.8 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs. The Citadel is shooting 72.9% on free throws, 32.5% on three-pointers, and 42.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Samford Bulldogs are 11-14 (2-10) and are coming off of a loss to Wofford by a score of 78-75. Samford has lost their last 6 games and is currently 9th in the Southern standings. Samford defeated The Citadel by a score of 94-74 in these two teams first meeting. Samford’s other conference win came against Western Carolina. Samford is averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 72.6 points per game. Samford is also averaging 34.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game. Darius Jones-Gibson is averaging 15.3 points per game and 3.6 assists per game for Samford. Christen Cunningham is averaging 13 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs. Samford is shooting 69.9% on free throws, 32% on three-pointers, and 45.1% on all field goal attempts.
Samford is 3-12-1 ATS in their last 16 Monday games. Samford is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games. The over is 7-2 in Samford’s last 9 games. The Citadel is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games. The Citadel is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Monday games. The over is 5-0 in The Citadel’s last 5 Monday games. The home team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Both of these teams have not been very good in conference play, so this may be an ugly game to watch. The Citadel is the highest scoring team in the country, but plays some of the worst defense in the country. Samford has had some close losses over the past few games, and I think they finally break through in this game.