Appalachian State vs. Charlotte - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte 49ers (1-8) at Appalachian State Mountaineers (2-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Holmes Convocation Center)
The Line: Appalachian State Mountaineers -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte 49ers and Appalachian State Mountaineers meet Saturday at the Holmes Convocation Center.
The Charlotte 49ers need a feel good win in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Charlotte 49ers are averaging 67.8 points on 37 percent shooting and allowing 86.8 points on 50.8 percent shooting. Bernard Sullivan is averaging 11 points and 5.9 rebounds while Andrien White is averaging 9.9 points and 3.8 rebounds. Jon Davis is dishing 3.1 assists and Joseph Uchebo is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Charlotte 49ers are shooting 29.7 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. Charlotte is allowing 44.2 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.5 turnovers per game. The Charlotte 49ers have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers also need a win in order to snap a four-game skid. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are averaging 70.2 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 77.2 points on 48.6 percent shooting. Frank Eaves is averaging 20.4 points and 3.8 rebounds while Chris Burgess is averaging 10.7 points and 2.1 assists. Ronshad Shabazz is dishing 1.2 assists and Griffin Kinney is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. Appalachian State is allowing 42.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.2 turnovers per game. The Appalachian State Mountaineers have won four of their last five home games.
The49ers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Mountaineers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
We have two struggling programs here hat are desprate for a win. However, the Appalachian State Mountaineers have had some solid success at home and have the one guy in Eaves who can takeover a game. The Mountaineers should be able to win and cover the reasonable number.