Providence Friars vs. DePaul Blue Demons - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
DePaul Blue Demons (9-18) at Providence Friars (19-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Dunkin Donuts Center)
The Line: Providence Friars -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Providence Friars will host the DePaul Blue Demons.
The Providence Friars come into this game with a 19-9 record and are currently 5th in the Big East. The Friars have lost 5 out of their last 6 games with their most recent game being a 70-52 loss to Seton Hall. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Friars has been Ben Bentil who is averaging 20.7 points per game and 7.6 rebounds. Kris Dunn is second on the team with 17.0 points per game and 5.9 rebounds with 6.3 assists.
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The DePaul Blue Demons come into this game with a 9-18 record and are currently 9th in the Big East. The DePaul Blue Demons have lost 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 83-75 win against St. Johns. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Demons has been Myke Henry who is averaging 14.2 points per game and 6.4 rebounds. Billy Garret Jr. is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 3.9 assists.
The DePaul Blue Demons are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 Saturday games. DePaul is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. Providence is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 home games. The Friars are 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 games overall.
The Provdence have been struggling lately losing 5 out of their last 6 games. DePaul has been struggling as well losing 4 out of their last 5 games. I think Providence is still a great team and should be able to win this game big.