Vanderbilt vs. Western Michigan - 12/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Michigan Broncos (5-5) at Vanderbilt Commodores (7-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Memorial Gym)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -20 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Western Michigan Broncos face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-4 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Vandy is averaging 79 points per game and they are shooting 47.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.9 points and their opponents are shooting 35.7 percent. Wade Baldwin IV leads the Commodores averaging 14.6 points per game. Damian Jones is averaging 12.5 points and 6.5 rebounds, Luke Kornet is averaging 9.5 points and 6.5 rebounds but he is out, and Matthew Fisher Davis is averaging 8.4 points. Vanderbilt has played against tough competition with all of their losses coming to ranked teams.
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The Western Michigan Broncos are 5-6 this season and they are coming off of a loss that ended a two game winning streak. WMU is averaging 71.9 points per game and they are shooting 44 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.7 points ad their opponents are shooting 42.5 percent. Tucker Haymond leads the Broncos averaging 17 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Thomas Wilder is averaging 15.5 points, Kellen McCormick is averaging 9.5 points, and Anthony Avery Jr. is averaging 7.7 points and 5.2 rebounds. This could be a challenging year for Western Michigan.
Vanderbilt is 5-1 against the spread against the MAC, 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, and 5-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Western Michigan is 4-1-1 against the spread following a loss, 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five road games, and 1-5 against the spread on the road following three or more home games.
This is just a ton of points and while Vandy wins easy WMU covers.