Brown vs. Marist - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marist Red Foxes (3-6) at Brown Bears (3-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 6:30 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Brown Bears PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Marist Red Foxes and Brown Bears square off Tuesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Marist Red Foxes need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Marist Red Foxes are averaging 69 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 77.1 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Khallid Hart is averaging 21.3 points and two assists while Brian Parker is averaging 14.6 points and 3.5 rebounds. Eric Truog is dishing 2.8 assists and Kristinn Palsson is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Marist Red Foxes are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. Marist is allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.8 turnovers per game. The Marist Red Foxes have lost four of their last six neutral games.
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The Brown Bears could use a win to climb out of an early 3-6 hole. The Brown Bears are averaging 70.7 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.7 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Cedric Kuakumensah is averaging 12.4 points and 9.2 rebounds while Tavon Blackmon is averaging 10.6 points and 4.4 assists. Steven Spieth is grabbing 7.8 rebounds and Corey Daugherty is dishing 2.1 assists. The Brown Bears are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.8 percent from the free throw line. Brown is allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11 turnovers per game. The Brown Bears have played just two neutral games since 2013.
The Red Foxes are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 neutral site games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bears are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 neutral site games.
Two struggling teams in a neutral site game with the line being a pick em. I'm siding with the team that has the best overall player, and that's Marist with Khallid Hart leading the way. Give me Marist in this toss up game.