Auburn vs. Winthrop - 12/17/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winthrop Eagles (4-4) at Auburn Tigers (3-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Auburn Arena)
The Line: Auburn Tigers -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Auburn Tigers and the Winthrop Eagles face off on Wednesday at Auburn Arena in college basketball action.
The Auburn Tigers are a disappointing 3-5 this season and have lost their last three games. Auburn is averaging 64 points and they are shooting 40.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.6 points and their opponents are shooting 47.4 percent. K.T. Harrell is averaging 17.8 points per game to lead the Tigers. Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 12.2 points and 11.5 rebounds per game, Tahj Shamsid-Deen is averaging 7.5 points, and K.C. Ross Miller is averaging 7.1 points. Auburn is 2-1 at home and have played the 45th ranked schedule but this year has been disappointing so far.
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The Winthrop Eagles are 4-4 this season and they are coming off of a win but it was against D-2 Mars Hill. Winthrop is averaging 67.5 points and they are shooting 40.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents shoot 47.4 percent. Keon Moore is leading the Eagles averaging 17.2 points per game. Keon Johnson is averaging 11.2 points, Andre Smith is averaging 9.5 points and 5.4 assists, and Jarad Scott is averaging 7.4 points. Winthrop is 1-3 on the road this season bu they did beat Auburn in their last meeting in 2012.
Auburn is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven non-conference games, 2-6 against the spread in their last eight home games, and 7-20 against the spread following a loss. Winthrop is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games, 6-1 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 6-1 against the spread following a win.
Auburn just hasn’t been good but this is a spot where they flex their muscles and win easy.