SMU vs. Brown - 11/29/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Brown Bears (1-4) at Southern Methodist Mustangs (3-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Moody Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Methodist Mustangs -22 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The SMU Mustangs and the Brown Bears face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The SMU Mustangs are off to a 3-0 start and they are ranked 25th in the country. SMU is averaging 80.3 points and they are shooting 56 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63 points and their opponents are shooting 38.5 percent. Nic Moore leads the Mustangs averaging 12 points per game. Ben Moore is averaging 11.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game, Jordan Tolbert is averaging 11.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Markus Kennedy is averaging 11 points and 6.3 rebounds. SMU has good balance with the scoring spread across several players and everyone chipping in on the boards.
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The Brown Bears are 1-4 this season and they have lost their last three games. Brown is averaging 70.4 points and they are shooting 40.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.8 points and their opponents are shooting 45.6 percent. Cedric Kuakumensah leads the Bears averaging 11.2 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. J.R. Hobbie is averaging 10.6 points Steven Spieth is averaging 10 points, and Tavon Blackmon is averaging 9.2 points. Brown looks like they are going to have a tough go of it this season.
SMU is 6-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread and 0-2-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record, Brown is 5-1-1 against the spread following a loss and 0-4 against the spread in their last four non-conference games.
SMU is a huge favorite here and they should be as they win going away.