Morehead State Eagles vs. Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix - 12/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix (6-5) at Morehead State Eagles (6-4)
College Basketball: Monday, December 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Ellis Johnson Arena)
The Line: Morehead State Eagles -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Green Bay Phoenix will travel to play the Morehead State Eagles in a non-conference game on Monday.
The Morehead State Eagles are 6-4 and are coming off of a loss to Davidson by a score of 81-77. Morehead State was leading at halftime but allowed 47 points in the second half to get the loss. Miguel Dicent had 16 points and 5 rebounds for Morehead State. DeJuan Marrero added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Eagles. Morehead State tied their opponent in rebounding with 31 rebounds and 11 assists in their defeat. Morehead State is averaging 68.1 points per game while giving up 62.4 points per game. Morehead State is also averaging 36.9 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game. Corban Collins is averaging 11.8 points per game and 3.3 assists per game, while Brent Arrington is averaging 8.6 points per game and 2.5 rebounds per game for Morehead State. Morehead State is shooting 65.9% on free throws, 36.3% on three-pointers, and 42.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Green Bay Phoenix are 6-5 and are coming off of a loss to Wisconsin by a score of 84-79. Green Bay was getting blown out in the first half but played very well in the second half and almost came back on the Badgers. Carrington Love had 28 points and 4 rebounds for Green Bay. Jordan Fouse added 17 points and 3 rebounds for the Phoenix. Green Bay was out rebounded by a total of 46-35 and had 9 assists in their defeat. Green Bay is averaging 84.8 points per game while giving up 80.1 points per game. Green Bay is also averaging 40 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game. Carrington Love is averaging 19.6 points per game and 2.9 assists per game, while Jordan Fouse is averaging 11.8 points per game and 8.9 rebounds per game for Green Bay. Green Bay is shooting 62% on free throws, 35.8% on three-pointers, and 43.6% on all field goal attempts.
Green Bay is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Monday games. Green Bay is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against the OVC. The over is 5-1 in Green Bay’s last 6 road games. Morehead State is 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games. Morehead State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against the Horizon League. The under is 4-1 in Morehead State’s last 5 games following an ATS win.
These teams seem to match up well against each other, so I am expecting a close game. Green Bay likes to play fast with a lot of points, while Morehead State likes to slow it down and play good defense. It will be important for one of the teams to set the pace of this game, whoever does that will have a huge advantage in this game. Since I think this will be a close game, I am taking Green Bay and the points.