Old Dominion vs. Charlotte - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte 49ers (3-9) at Old Dominion Monarchs (7-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Ted Constant Center)
The Line: Old Dominion Monarchs -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte 49ers and Old Dominion Monarchs meet Saturday at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
The Charlotte 49ers could use a nice victory after losing six of their last eight games. The Charlotte 49ers are averaging 72 points on 40.3 percent shooting and allowing 82.6 points on 48.3 percent shooting. Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 11.6 points and 1.8 assists while Bernard Sullivan is averaging 10.5 points and 5.6 rebounds. Andrien White is the third double-digit scorer and Joseph Uchebo is grabbing 8.9 rebounds. The Charlotte 49ers are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. Charlotte is allowing 41.7 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game. The Charlotte 49ers have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Old Dominion Monarchs look for a victory after splitting their last eight games. The Old Dominion Monarchs are averaging 66.5 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 58.9 points on 37.9 percent shooting. Trey Freeman is averaging 16.4 points and 3.3 assists while Aaron Bacote is averaging 15.2 points and 2.3 rebounds. Zoran Talley is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Ahmad Caver is dishing 2.2 assists. The Old Dominion Monarchs are shooting 28.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. Old Dominion is allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 37.1 rebounds per game. The Old Dominion Monarchs haven’t lost a home game since February of 2014.
The 49ers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Conference USA. The Monarchs are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Conference USA and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Charlotte is just a bad basketball team that continues to underachieve and stink up the joint. Old Dominion hasn't lost a home game in almost two years and should be able to crush a 49ers team that struggles at both ends.