BYU Cougars vs. Belmont Bruins - 11/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Belmont Bruins (4-2) at BYU Cougars (3-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Marriott Center)
The Line: BYU Cougars -6.5 -- Over/Under: 171 See the Latest Odds
The BYU Cougars and the Belmont Bruins face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The BYU Cougars are 3-1 this season but they are still looking for some kind of consistency on the court. BYU us averaging 80.5 points per game and they are shooting 47.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents shoot 31.3 percent. Kyle Collinsworth leads the Cougars averaging 13 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Nick Emery is averaging 12.5 points, Kyle Davis is averaging 12.5 points and 11.5 rebounds, and Corbin Kaufusi is averaging 12.3 points and 7.3 rebounds. BYU is unbeaten at home this season.
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The Belmont Bruins are 4-2 this season and they have won their last two games. Belmont is averaging 85.5 points and they are shooting 50.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 80.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. Evan Bradds leads the Bruins averaging 21 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. Craig Bradshaw is averaging 15 points, Amanze Egekeze is averaging 12 points, and Taylor Barnette is averaging 9.0 points. Belmont has played four of their six games on the road.
BYU is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four non-conference games. Belmont is 8-1 against the spread in their last nine road games, 9-1 against the spread following a win, and 11-2 against the spread in the last 13 games.
This is way too many points in a game that should come down to the wire and that could set up for the upset so my pick is Belmont and the points.