Harvard vs. Auburn - 12/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (6-3) at Harvard Crimson (4-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Stan Sheriff Center)
The Line: Harvard Crimson -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Auburn Tigers and Harvard Crimson square off Wednesday afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center.
The Auburn Tigers hope for a statement victory after a rocky 6-3 start. The Auburn Tigers are averaging 83.8 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 78.7 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Kareem Canty is averaging 20 points and 5.8 assists while Tyler Harris is averaging 15.4 points and 8.5 rebounds. T.J. Dunans is dishing three assists and Cinmeon Bowers is grabbing 9.9 rebounds. The Auburn Tigers are shooting 39.6 percent from beyond the arc and 64.9 percent from the free throw line. Auburn is allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep. The Auburn Tigers have won five of their last six neutral games.
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The Harvard Crimson look to climb out of a rough 4-6 hole to the season. The Harvard Crimson are averaging 67.1 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 65.4 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Zena Edosomwan is averaging 12.7 points and 10.1 rebounds while Tommy McCarthy is averaging 10 points and 4.3 assists. Corey Johnson is dishing 2.1 assists and Agunwa Okolie is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Harvard Crimson are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 60.7 percent from the free throw line. Harvard is allowing 27.7 percent shooting from deep. The Harvard Crimson have split their last four neutral games.
The Tigers are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win. The Crimson are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 neutral site games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 non-conference games.
Auburn has the one player who can takeover a game and Harvard has really struggled this season on the offensive end of the court. This should be a fun matchup but the Tigers will win this contest when it's said and done.