Old Dominion vs. Western Kentucky - 3/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (18-15) at Old Dominion Monarchs (21-12)
College Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Legacy Arena)
The Line: Old Dominion Monarchs -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers face off on Friday in Conference USA college basketball tournament action.
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 21-12 this season and they are coming off of a dominating win over Louisiana Tech to land in this game. ODU is averaging 68.3 points per game and they are shooting 44.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.6 points and their opponents are shooting 39.5 percent. Trey Freeman leads the Monarchs averaging 21.7 points per game. Aaron Bacote is averaging 12.4 points, Brandan Stith is averaging 10.8 points and 9.7 rebounds, and Zoran Talley is averaging 8.6 points. Old Dominion is 14-6 in Conference USA and 3-2 in neutral site games.
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 18-15 this season and they are coming off of an 11-point upset win over UAB to land in this game. WKU is averaging 75.9 points per game and they are shooting 46.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.9 points and their opponents are shooting 45.4 percent. Justin Johnson leads the Hilltoppers averaging 15 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Aaron Cosby is averaging 13.6 points, Fredrick Edmond is averaging 11.9 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Chris Harrison-Docks is averaging 10 points. Western Kentucky is 10-10 in CUSA and 3-2 in neutral site games.
Old Dominion is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 4-1 against the spread following a win, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games. Western Kentucky is 7-0 against the spread in their last seven games, 37-15 against the spread in their last 42 neutral site games, and 6-0 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
Western Kentucky has been a cover machine of late and I see them at least covering here as well.