Western Kentucky vs. UAB - 3/10/16 C-USA Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UAB Blazers at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (16-15)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Legacy Arena)
The Line: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and UAB Blazers square off Thursday in the C-USA Tournament.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers look for another victory after crushing North Texas on Wednesday. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are averaging 75.2 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Justin Johnson is averaging 15 points and 7.7 rebounds while Aaron Cosby is averaging 13.5 points and two assists. Fredrick Edmond is dishing 2.6 assists and Chris McNeal is grabbing four rebounds. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The Hilltoppers are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 2-2 on neutral site games this season.
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The UAB Blazers look to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The UAB Blazers are averaging 79 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Robert Brown is averaging 13.2 points and 3.1 assists while Chris Cokley is averaging 13.2 points and 6.5 rebounds. William Lee is the third double-digit scorer and Dirk Williams is grabbing four rebounds. The UAB Blazers are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Blazers are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The UAB Blazers are 0-2 on neutral site games this season.
The UAB Blazers have the big rest advantage and have been crushing the C-USA as of late. This Blazers team is extremely good and flat out owns teams on the glass.
Look for the Blazers to get the job done and cover the reasonable number.