Massachusetts Minutemen vs. VCU Rams - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
VCU Rams (17-6) at Massachusetts Minutemen (9-13)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Mullins Center)
The Line: Massachusetts Minutemen +9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Massachusetts Minutemen will host the VCU Rams this Thursday.
The Massachusetts Minutemen come into this game with a 9-13 and are 12th in the Atlantic 10. The Minutemen have lost 8 out of their last 9 games with their most recent game being a 69-53 loss to Richmond. Through 22 games this season the leading scorer for Minutemen has been Trey Davis averaging 18.9 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Donte Clark is second on the team with 17.4 points per game and 4.3 rebounds.
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The VCU Rams come into this game with a 17-6 record and are currently 2nd in Atlantic 10. The VCU Rams have won 7 out of their last 8 games with their most recent game being a 72-69 loss to George Washington. Through 23 games this season the leading scorer for the Rams has been Melvin Johnson who is averaging 18.7 points per game and 2.6 rebounds. JeQuan Lewis is second on the team with 11.4 points per game and 4.8 assists.
The VCU Rams are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Rams are 17-5 against the spread in their last 22 games overall. Massachusetts is 5-15-1 against the spread in their last 21 games overall. The Minutemen are 1-11 against the spread in their last 12 home games.
The Massachusetts Minutem have been one of the worst A-10 teams this season and they have lost 8 out of their last 9 games. VCU has been one of the better ones winning 7 out of thier last 8 games. I think VCU should be able to cover this on the road.