Wright State vs. Murray State - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Murray State Racers (5-6) at Wright State Raiders (5-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Nutter Center)
The Line: Wright State Raiders -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Wright State Raiders and the Murray State Racers face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Wright State Raiders are 5-7 this season and they are coming off of a blowout win over Bowling Green on Sunday. Wright State is averaging 63.4 points and they are shooting 41 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. J.T. Yoho leads the Raiders averaging 11.8 points. Mark Alstork is averaging 10.6 points, Joe Thomasson is averaging 10.5 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Grant Benzinger is averaging 9.8 points. Wright State is having a rough year but the win over BGSU has to give them some confidence.
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The Murray State Racers are 5-6 this season and they have lost their last four games. Murray State is averaging 70.3 points and they are shooting 43.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.6 points and their opponents are shooting 44.5 percent. Wayne Langston leads the Racers averaging 14.5 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Bryce Jones is averaging 12.2 points, Jeffery Moss is averaging 11.2 points, and DeMarcus Croaker is averaging 9.9 points. Murray State looks to be a shell of the team they had last season that amassed a huge regular season record.
Wright State is 7-20-1 against the spread in their last 28 games, 11-1 against the spread against the OVC, and 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 home games. Murray State is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, 6-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 1-5 against the spread following a double-digit home loss.
Wright State has momentum right now and I look for them to take this one.