Evansville vs. Fresno State - 11/24/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fresno State Bulldogs (1-2) at Evansville Purple Aces (2-0)
College Basketball: Monday, November 24, 2014 at 2:30 pm (Germain Arena)
The Line: Evansville Purple Aces -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fresno State bulldogs and he Evansville Purple Aces face off on Monday in the Gulf Coast Showcase college basketball tournament.
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 1-2 so far this season and are coming off of a loss to Northern Arizona. Fresno State is averaging 63 points and they are shooting 43.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 81 point and their opponents are shooting 49 percent. Julien Lewis is averaging 16 points per game, Marvelle Harris is averaging 14.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Karachi Edo is averaging 10.3 points. Fresno State looks like it might be a long season.
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The Evansville Purple Aces are 2-0 this season and they are coming off of a 19-point win over Miami of Ohio. Evansville is averaging 69 points and they are shooting 57.1 percent form the floor while defensively they are allowing 50 points and their opponents shoot 39.6 percent. D.J. Valentine is averaging 20.5 points, Egidijus Mockevicius is averaging 16.5 points and 8.5 rebounds, and Mislav Brzoja is averaging 12 points and 7.5 rebounds. Evansville looks like hey are doing a lot of things right these days.
Fresno State is 4-0 against the spread following a loss by 20 or more points, 6-23 against the spread in their last 29 neutral site games, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six games. Evansville is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games and 2-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
The number looks to be on the higher end of things but Evansville is just the better team so it’s just a lean but they are my play.