Middle Tennessee vs. Western Kentucky - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (13-14) at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Murphy Center)
The Line: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders -7 -- Over/Under: 138.5 See the Latest Odds
The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers face off on Thursday in Conference USA college basketball action.
The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders are 18-8 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. MTSU Is averaging 71.5 points per game and they are shooting 44.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent. Giddy Potts leads the Blue Raiders averaging 14.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Reggie Upshaw is averaging 13 points and 8.7 rebounds, Darnell Harris is averaging 12.5 points, and Perrin Buford is averaging 11 points and 5.9 rebounds. Middle Tennessee State is 10-2 at home and 10-4 in Conference USA.
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 13-14 this season and they are coming off of a win over Charlotte that ended a three game losing skid. WKU is averaging 74.6 points per game and they are shooting 45 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.3 points and their opponents are shooting 45.4 percent. Justin Johnson leads the Hilltoppers averaging 15.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Aaron Cosby is averaging 12.3 points, Fredrick Edmond is averaging 11.9 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Chris Harrison-Docks is averaging 10 points. Western Kentucky is 2-8 on the road and 5-9 in Conference USA.
Middle Tennessee State is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, 5-1 against the spread following a loss, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games. Western Kentucky is 1-4 against the spread following a win and 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games against Middle Tennessee State.
Middle Tennessee was rocked last time out but look for them to bounce back here and get the cover.