Mercer vs. Louisiana-Monroe - 3/23/15 CBI College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (22-12) at Mercer Bears (19-15)
College Basketball: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Mercer University Center)
The Line: Mercer Bears -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Mercer Bears and the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks face off on Monday at the University Center in CBI Tournament college basketball action.
The Mercer Bears are 19-15 this season and they earned their spot in this game wit a two-point win over Stony Brook. Mercer is averaging 66.6 points and they are shooting 44.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.3 points. Ike Nwamu leads the Bears averaging 15 points per game. Darious Moten is averaging 11.4 points, T.J. Hallice is averaging 9.3 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Phillip Leonard is averaging 8.0 points. Mercer is 12-3 at home and 7-8 in games outside of the SoCon.
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The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 22-12 this season and they are coming off of a four-point win over Eastern Michigan to advance to this game. ULM is averaging 64.5 points and they are shooting 42.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.9 points and their opponents are shooting 37.9 percent. Tyler Ongwae leads the Warhawks averaging 13.9 points and 6.7 rebounds. Majok Deng is averaging 10.1 points and 7.2 rebounds, Nick Coppola is averaging 9.4 points per game, and Justin Roberson is averaging 9.1 points. Louisiana-Monroe is 8-6 on the road and 8-6 in games against opponents not in the Sun Belt Conference.
Mercer is 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight home games, 1-5 against the spread following a win, and 0-3-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Louisiana-Monroe is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 road games, 6-2 against the spread following a win, and 15-7 against the spread in their last 22 games.
This game should be tight and we will be glad to have to points and ULM.