Grand Canyon Antelopes vs. Marist Red Foxes - 11/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marist Red Foxes (1-3) at Grand Canyon Antelopes (0-2)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Grand Canyon Antelopes -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Grand Canyon Antelopes will play the Marist Red Foxes in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off on Sunday.
The Marist Red Foxes are 1-3 this season after beating Brown by a score of 87-79 in their last game. Marist scored 47 points in the second half of this game to pull away for the win. Khallid Hart led Marist with 27 points and 4 assists in this game. Marist shot 54.7% on field goals, while shooting 48.1% on three-pointers in their win. Marist is averaging 68.2 points per game while giving up 89 points per game this season. Khallid Hart is averaging 20 points, 2 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game, while Brian Parker is averaging 12.5 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists per game for Marist. Marist is averaging 28.3 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, while committing 14 turnovers per game. Marist is shooting 39.7% on field goals, 32.3% on three-pointers, and 74.4% on field goals this season.
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The Grand Canyon Antelopes are 1-2 this season after beating Albany by a score of 82-77 in their last game. Grand Canyon led by 11 points at halftime and was able to barely hold on for the win in the second half. DeWayne Russell led Grand Canyon with 28 points and 8 assists in this game. Grand Canyon is averaging 73 points per game while giving up 86 points per game this season. Joshua Brown is averaging 15 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1 assist per game, while Shaq Carr is averaging 14 points, 4 rebounds, and 6.5 assists per game for Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon is averaging 38 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game, while committing 19 turnovers this year. Grand Canyon is shooting 40.3% on field goals, 69.7% on free throws, and 28.6% on three-pointers.
Grand Canyon is 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games. Marist is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Sunday games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games. The over is 5-1 in Marist’s last 6 non-conference games.
Both of these teams have stumbled to start this season and will be tired from playing yesterday. Grand Canyon has played poor defense this season, but Marist has also struggled on defense. I expect this to be a higher scoring game, but I think the rebounding edge will get Grand Canyon the win.