Temple vs. Pennsylvania - 11/25/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pennsylvania Quakers (0-3) at Temple Owls (2-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Liacouras Center)
The Line: Temple Owls -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Temple Owls and the Pennsylvania Quakers face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Temple Owls are 2-2 this season with both losses coming in tournament play. Temple is averaging 56.5 points and they are shooting 31.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.8 points and their opponents are shooting 37.9 percent. Will Cummings is averaging 16.5 points and 6.5 rebounds, Quenton DeCosey is averaging 10.8 points, and Daniel Dingle is averaging 9.5 points. Temple lost to Duke by 20 points and by seven to UNLV.
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The Pennsylvania Quakers are 0-3 this season and by the looks of the competition they have lost to this has the makings of a rough season. Penn is averaging 69.7 points and hey are shooting 44.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 77.7 points and their opponents are shooting 49.7 percent. Tony Hicks is averaging 18.7 points and 5.7 assists, Antonio Woods is averaging 9.7 points and 4.3 rebounds and Mike Auger and Darien Nelson-Henry are averaging 9.3 points each. Penn has played all three of their games at home.
Temple is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games, 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five non-conference games, and 1-5 against the spread against the Ivy League. Penn 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games, 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 0-3-1 against the spread following a loss. Penn has covered the point spread in four of their last five meetings with Temple.
14 seems like a lot of points and while I like Temple to win, I see Penn getting the cover.