Illinois-Chicago vs. Wright State - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wright State Raiders (15-10) at Illinois-Chicago Flames (3-19)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:00 pm (UIC Pavilion)
The Line: Illinois-Chicago Flames +12 -- Over/Under: 131.5 See the Latest Odds
The Illinois Chicago Flames and the Wright State Raiders face off on Thursday in Horizon League college basketball action.
The Illinois Chicago Flames are 3-19 this season and they are coming off of an 18-point loss to Valpo. UIC is averaging 63.3 points per game and they are shooting 37.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 78.7 points per game and their opponents are shooting 44.5 percent. Dikembe Dixson leads the Flames averaging 17.6 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Dominique Mathews is averaging 9.7 points, Tai Odiase is averaging 8.9 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Paris Burns is averaging 6.9 points. UIC is 3-8 at home and 1-10 in the Horizon League.
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The Wright State Raiders are 15-10 this season and they have won their last two games. Wright State is averaging 68.7 points per game and they are shooting 44.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.4 percent. J.T. Yoho leads the Raiders averaging 13.4 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Mark Alstork is averaging 12.5 points, Joe Thomasson is averaging 10 points, and Grant Benzinger is averaging 8.6 points. Wright State is 2-8 on the road and 9-3 in the Horizon League.
UIC is 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 0-4 against the spread following a double-digit home loss, and 6-15 against the spread in their last 21 games. Wright State is 4-9 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 3-8-1 against the spread in their last 12 road games, and 1-4 against the spread against the Horizon League. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
I smell a blowout and I see Wright State delivering it.