Texas Longhorns vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers - 12/15/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Appalachian State Mountaineers (2-6) at Texas Longhorns (6-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -20 -- Over/Under: 146.5 See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns are facing off against the Appalachian State Mountaineers Tuesday night.
The Texas Longhorns come into this game with a 6-3 record and are currently 8th in the Big 12. Texas comes into this game on a four game win streak with their most recent game being a big 84-82 win over the 3rd ranked University of the North Carolina Tar Heels. Through 9 games this season the Texas Longhorns have been led by Isaiah Taylor who is averaging 13.8 points per game and 4.8 assists with 2.8 rebounds. Texas’s big man Cameron Ridley is second on the team with 12.3 points per game and 9.9 rebounds. Texas will try to stay hot when they take on Appalachian State.
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Appalachian State comes into this game with a 2-6 record and are currently 10th in the Sun Belt Conference. The Mountaineers come into this game on a 3 game losing streak with all of their losses coming by 10 points or less. Through 8 games this season the leading scorer for Appalachian State has been Frank Eaves who is scoring 20.5 points per game and 3.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists. Chris Burgess is second on the team with 11.6 points per game and 2.1 assists with 1.3 steals. The Mountaineers will try to snap their losing streak against Texas.
Appalachian State is 5-1 against the spread in their last 7 games following an against the spread win. The Mountaineers are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 non-conference games. Texas is 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 Tuesday games. The Longhorns are 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 non-conference games.
The Texas Longhorns are coming off of their biggest win of the season against North Carolina. This could be a let down game after a big win but i think they will show up to play. Appalachian State has been struggling this season and will have a tough time on the road against Texas. Il take Texas to cover here at home.