Youngstown State Penguins vs. Northern Kentucky Norse - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Kentucky Norse (9-19) at Youngstown State Penguins (10-20)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Beeghly Center)
The Line: Youngstown State Penguins -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Youngstown State Penguins will host the Northern Kentucky Norse.
The Youngstown State Penguins come into this game with a 10-20 record and are currently 7th in the Horizon League. The Penguins have lost 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 87-81 loss to Wright State. Through 30 games this season the leading scorer for the Penguins has been Cameron Morse who is averaging 19.9 points per game and 2.9 assists. Matt Donlan is second on the team with 13.1 points per game and 4.4 rebounds.
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The Northern Kentucky Norse come into this game with a 9-19 record and are 7th in the Horizon League. The Norse have lost their past 5 games with their most recent game being a 63-58 los to Cleveland State. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for Northern Kentucky has been Jalen Billups who is averaging 12.6 points per game and 5.5 rebounds. Tyler White is second on the team with 3.5 assists.
The Northern Kentucky Norse are 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 Saturday games. The Norse are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. Youngstown State is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 Saturday games. The Penguins are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall.
The Younstown Penguins and the Northern Kentucky Norse both have had rough season and have been struggling lately. With both teams struggling il take the Youngstown Penguins to win here at home.