The Citadel vs. UNC Greensboro - 2/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNC Greensboro Spartans (7-17) at The Citadel Bulldogs (8-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm (McAlister Field House)
The Line: The Citadel Bulldogs -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UNC Greensboro Spartans and The Citadel Bulldogs meet Saturday at the McAlister Field House.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans hope to get back on track after losing four of their last six games. On the season, UNC Greensboro is averaging 70 points on 43.9 percent shooting and is allowing 73.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Tevon Saddler is averaging 15 points and 3.7 assists while Kayel Locke is averaging 13.1 points and 5.4 rebounds. RJ White is grabbing seven rebounds and Nicholas Paulos is shooting 44 percent from the field. The UNC Greensboro Spartans have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 65.4 percent from the line and 34.2 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, UNC Greensboro is allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 71 or more points in five of its last eight games.
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The Citadel Bulldogs hope to snap a five-game losing streak. On the season, The Citadel is averaging 62.5 points on 45.3 percent shooting and is allowing 70 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Ashton Moore is averaging 18 points and 2.9 assists while P.J. Horgan is averaging 12.7 points and 6.5 rebounds. Quinton Marshall is grabbing 3.2 rebounds and Jake Wright is shooting 41.9 percent from the field. The Citadel Bulldogs have have five players averaging at least 5.6 points, and they’re shooting 75.5 percent from the line and 40.7 percent from deep. Defensively, The Citadel is allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in five straight games.
The Spartans are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. Southern and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Bulldogs are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The underdog is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
With this being nearly a toss up game with both teams in a bit of a funk, I'm taking the home team and the small chalk. However, the best bet may be to find a better matchup on the board.