North Texas Mean Green vs. Idaho Vandals - 11/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Idaho Vandals (2-1) at North Texas Mean Green (2-0)
College Basketball: Monday, November 23, 2015 at 8:30 pm (The Super Pit)
The Line: North Texas Mean Green -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Idaho Vandals will travel to play the North Texas Mean Green in a non-conference game on Monday.
The North Texas Mean Green are 2-0 and are coming off of a win against Texas College by a score of 110-61. North Texas blew out their NAIA opponent and were able to score 60 points in the second half. Jeremy Combs led the way for North Texas with 18 points and also had 6 rebounds. DeAndre Harris came off the bench and also scored 18 points and had 4 rebounds. North Texas out rebounded their opponent by a total of 43-41 and had 20 assists in their victory. North Texas is averaging 111 points per game while giving up 71.5 points per game. North Texas is also averaging 53 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game. Jeremy Combs is leading North Texas in scoring this season with 21 points per game while also having 8.5 rebounds per game. Rickey Brice Jr. is leading North Texas in rebounding with 9 rebounds per game. North Texas is shooting 58% on free throws, 43.6% on three-pointers, and 55.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Idaho Vandals are 2-1 and are coming off of a win against Linfield College by score of 85-59. Idaho outscored their opponent by 16 points in the second half to seal the victory. Victor Sanders led Idaho with 23 points, while also adding 5 rebounds. Chad Sherwood came off of the bench for Idaho and scored 19 points. Idaho out rebounded their opponent by a total of 29-26 and had 21 assists in the win. Idaho is averaging 68 points per game while giving up 61 points per game. Idaho is also averaging 33.7 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game. Victor Sanders leads Idaho with 15.3 points per game and 5 rebounds per game. Idaho is shooting 72.8% on free throws, 42.9% on three-pointers, and 44.3% on all field goal attempts.
Idaho is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. Idaho is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games. The under is 5-2 in Idaho’s last 7 road games. North Texas is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a win. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 North Texas games overall.
North Texas has been scoring a lot of points this season, but they haven’t been playing the best competition. This game will be their first real test, while Idaho has played a little better competition. This should be a close game, but I am going to take North Texas.