Vanderbilt vs. Bucknell - 11/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bucknell Bison (2-2) at Vanderbilt Commodores (2-1)
College Basketball: Monday, November 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Bucknell Bison and Vanderbilt Commodores clash Monday night in college basketball action at the Memorial Gymnasium.
The Bucknell Bison look for a statement road victory that would get them a game above a .500 record. The Bucknell Bison are averaging 71.2 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 76.5 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Zach Thomas is averaging 17.5 points and four assists while Nana Foulland is averaging 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds. Nate Sestina is grabbing 3.8 rebounds and Kimbal Mackenzie is dishing 1.3 assists. The Bucknell Bison are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 67.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bucknell Bison are allowing 44.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28 rebounds per game. The Bucknell Bison have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Vanderbilt Commodores look for a third straight victory to build on a solid 2-1 start to the season. The Vanderbilt Commodores are averaging 75.3 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 71 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Matthew Fisher-Davis is averaging 15.3 points and one assist while Luke Kornet is averaging 14.7 points and 5.7 rebounds. Jeff Roberson is the third double-digit scorer and Riley LaChance is dishing 2.3 assists. The Vanderbilt Commodores are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Vanderbilt Commodores are allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.7 rebounds per game. The Vanderbilt Commodores have won 10 straight home games.
The Bison are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The Commodores are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Monday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 9-4 in Commodores last 13 overall and the over is 7-3 in Bison last 10 overall.
Bucknell has been shaky to start the season and now has to play in Venaderbilt, a place that's not easy to win or make shots. The weird court throws visiting teams off and usually results in a lot of missed shots. Add Vandy's great success at home overall. Give me the Commodores in a blowout.