Charlotte vs. Old Dominion - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Old Dominion Monarchs (12-10) at Charlotte 49ers (8-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Dale F. Halton Arena)
The Line: Charlotte 49ers +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: UNC Charlotte TV
The Old Dominion Monarchs and Charlotte 49ers square off Saturday at the Halton Arena.
The Old Dominion Monarchs look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Old Dominion Monarchs are averaging 67.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 61.8 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Trey Freeman is averaging 20.6 points and 3.2 assists while Aaron Bacote is averaging 14.2 points and 2.5 rebounds. Brandan Stith is grabbing 8.6 rebounds and Jordan Baker is dishing 2.1 assists. The Old Dominion Monarchs are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Monarchs are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game. The Old Dominion Monarchs have split their last 10 road games.
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The Charlotte 49ers look for a nice win after splitting their last 10 games. The Charlotte 49ers are averaging 76.2 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 80.5 points on 48.7 percent shooting. Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 12.6 points and 2.4 assists while Joseph Uchebo is averaging 12.6 points and 11 rebounds. Jon Davis is dishing 4.5 assists and Andrien White is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Charlotte 49ers are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The 49ers are allowing 42.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.7 rebounds per game. The Charlotte 49ers have lost 10 of their last 18 home games.
The Monarchs are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 road games and 5-17-1 ATS in their last 23 games overall. The 49ers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 11-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Neither team has been consistent this season and while Charlotte doesn't play much defense, the 49ers have covered 11 of their last 12 games. That's music to my ears. I'll take the free bucket and the home team.