Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Western Carolina Catamounts - 12/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (4-7) at Pittsburgh Panthers (9-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Petersen Events Center)
The Line: Pittsburgh Panthers -17.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Pittsburgh Panthers will take on the Western Carolina Catamounts this Wednesday.
The Pittsburgh Panthers come into this game with a 9-1 record and are currently tied for 1st in the ACC. Pittsburgh comes into this game riding a 5 game win streak with their most recent game being a 94-69 win over Davidson. Through 10 games this season the leading scorer has been Michael Young who is averaging 17.9 points per game and 7.8 rebounds with 3.7 assists. Jamel Artis is second on the team with 14.2 points per game and 3.9 rebounds. The Panthers will try to make it six in a row with a win against Western Carolina.
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Western Carolina comes into this game with a 4-7 record and are currently 8th in the southern Conference. The Catamounts come into this game after losing their most recent game 60-52 against Morehead State. Through 11 games the leading scorer for Western Carolina has been Mike Brown who is averaging 15.7 points per game and 5.5 rebounds with 2.7 assists. Torrion Brummitt is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and 6.0 rebounds.
Western Carolina is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. ACC opponents. The Catamounts are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 Wednesday games. Pittsburgh is 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Panthers are 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 games overall.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are one of the best teams in the ACC and have only lost one game so far this season. Western Carolina has not been good this season and are in for a long night against Pittsburgh. I like Pittsburgh to cover the spread here at home.