Charlotte 49ers vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers - 11/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Appalachian State Mountaineers (2-3) at Charlotte 49ers (3-2)
College Basketball: Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Dale F. Halton Arena)
The Line: Charlotte 49ers -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Appalachian State Mountaineers will travel to play the Charlotte 49ers in a non-conference college basketball game on Monday night.
The Charlotte 49ers are 3-2 this season after losing to Davidson by a score of 79-57 in their last game. Charlotte trailed by 15 points at halftime and continued to fall into a bigger deficit in the second half. Najee Garvin led Charlotte with 12 points and 4 rebounds in their loss. Charlotte shot 27.9% on field goals, while shooting 29.4% on three-pointers in this game. Charlotte is averaging 87.4 points per game while giving up 86.8 points per game. Charlotte is also averaging 35.6 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game. Jon Davis is averaging 20.6 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists per game, while Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 15.8 points and 3.6 rebounds per game for the 49ers. Charlotte is shooting 44.6% on field goals, 78.4% on free throws, and 45.5% on three-pointers.
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 2-3 this season after losing to Duke by a score of 93-58 in their last game. Appalachian State gave up 55 points in the first half and was not able to stay competitive in this game. Kelvin Robinson led Appalachian State with 12 points and 5 rebounds in this game. Appalachian State shot 33.3% on field goals, while shooting 37.5% on three-pointers in their defeat. Appalachian State is averaging 83 points per game while giving up 78.8 points per game, while also averaging 40.8 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game. Ronshad Shabazz is averaging 15.6 points 3.4 rebounds per game, while Patrick Good is averaging 11 points and 3 rebounds per game for the Mountaineers. Appalachian State is shooting 44.4% on field goals, 72.5% on free throws, and 37.9% on three-pointers.
Appalachian State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games. The under is 3-0-1 in Appalachian State’s last 4 games against C-USA. Charlotte is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games and 18-8 ATS in their last 26 games. The under is 4-1 in Charlotte’s last 5 games.
Both of these teams are coming off of a loss, but Charlotte will have the home court advantage in this game. Charlotte has struggled on defense, while Appalachian State has the rebounding advantage. These teams are similar in shooting percentage, and I like Appalachian State to keep it close.