Canisius Golden Griffins vs. Tennessee State Tigers - 11/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee State Tigers (4-0) at Canisius Golden Griffins (1-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Koessler Center)
The Line: Canisius Golden Griffins +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tennessee State Tigers take the hardwood against the Canisius Golden Griffins college basketball.
The Tennessee State Tigers are mentioned as contenders in the Ohio Valley and nothing they have done gives us second thoughts about that statement so far. The Tigers knocked off Middle Tennessee State 74-63 as an eight point underdog Saturday behind a 51%-43% shooting including 16 more free throws. Jordan Reid was the Tigers top gun with a game high 23 points and nine boards on 7-11 with Wayne Martin netting 21 points and hauling in 13 rebounds on 9-13. Tahjere McCall gave Tennessee State was next in line with 16 points and six pulls while Darreon Reddick chipped in with eight points.
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The Canisius Golden Griffins have played several close games but are still 1-3. I thought the Golden Griffins had the edge on paper against Tennessee-Martin but at the final buzzer it was a 72-69 defeat as a 2.5 point favorite. The Skyhawks held a slight 47.5%-43% shooting advantage which turned out to be four more field goals which was the biggest difference in the boxscore. Phil Valenti was the Golden Griffins top offensive player with a game high 21 points on 7-15 from the floor followed by a 17 point effort from Jermaine Crumpton on 7-10 shooting while Kiefer Douse and Kassius Robertson added eleven and eight points respectively.
Tennessee State are 30-11 ATS in their last 41 road games Tennessee State are 15-7-1 ATS in their last 23 games overall. Canisius are 13-3-1 ATS in their last 17 Wednesday games and Canisius are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 home games while the under is 15-5-2 in Canisius last 22 overall.
I don’t think there is a night and day difference between these teams but hopefully there is a difference of a few baskets…