Virginia vs. William & Mary - 12/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
William & Mary Tribe (5-2) at Virginia Cavaliers (6-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm (John Paul Jones Arena)
The Line: Virginia Cavaliers -15 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Virginia Cavaliers and the William and Mary Pride face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Virginia Cavaliers are off to a 6-1 start after losing their opener to George Washington and then winning their next six games. Virginia is averaging 78.6 points and they are shooting 50.7 percent from the field while defensively they are allowing 58.3 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Malcolm Brogdon leads the Cavaliers averaging 17.4 points per game. Anthony Gill is averaging 12.1 points, London Perrantes is averaging 10.0 points and 5.3 assists, and Mike Tobey is averaging 9.3 points. Virginia is ranked number 10 in the nation but they know with the schedule they have ahead they can easily move up.
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The William and Mary Pride are 5-2 this season wit both of their losses coming on the road. William and Mary are averaging 73.2 points and they are shooting 47 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Omar Prewitt leads CWM averaging 17.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Daniel Dixon is averaging 14 points, Terry Tarpey is averaging 10 points and 9.1 rebounds, and Sean Sheldon is averaging 8.1 points. William and Mary have covered the point spread in all of their lined games this season.
Virginia is 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, and 1-6 against the spread following a win. William and Mary are 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 4-1 against the spread against a team with a wining record, and 1-3-1 against the spread against the ACC.
This is a ton of points for this game so I have to take the points with William and Mary in what should be a low scoring game.