UNC Wilmington vs. Northeastern - 3/8/15 CAA Semifinal Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northeastern at UNC Wilmington Seahawks (17-12)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Royal Farms Arena)
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The Northeastern Huskies and UNC Wilmington Seahawks play Sunday in the l.
The Northeastern Huskies look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven. On the season, Northeastern is averaging 68.2 points on 48.1 percent shooting and is allowing 64.9 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Scott Eatherton is averaging 14.7 points and 6.6 rebounds while David Walker is averaging 13.3 points and 3.5 assists. T.J. Williams is dishing 3.3 assists and Zach Stahl is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Northeastern Huskies have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 72.1 percent from the line and 37.2 percent from deep. Defensively, Northeastern is allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in four of its last six games.
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The UNC Wilmington Seahawks have also won five of their last seven games. On the season, UNC Wilmington is averaging 68.7 points on 43.2 percent shooting and is allowing 68.6 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Addison Spruill is averaging 14.5 points and 6.5 rebounds while Freddie Jackson is averaging 13.2 points and two assists. Craig Ponder is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Talley is dishing 2.9 assists. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks have four players averaging at least 8.6 points, and they’re shooting 67.3 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from deep. Defensively, UNCW is allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in six of its last nine games.
The Huskies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games following a S.U. win. The Seahawks are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Huskies are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
UNC Wilmington has been money ATS lately and is playing its best ball of the season. I'll take a chance here with the Seahawks and the free bucket.