Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Western Carolina Catamounts - 11/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (1-3) at Ohio State Buckeyes (3-0)
College Basketball: Monday, November 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Value City Arena)
The Line: Ohio State Buckeyes -26.5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Big Ten Network
The Western Carolina Catamounts will travel to play the Ohio State Buckeyes in a non-conference college basketball game on Monday.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-0 this season after beating Providence by a score of 72-67 in their last game. Ohio State led by 10 points at halftime and was able to hold on for the win in the second half. JaQuan Lyle led Ohio State with 21 point, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists in their win. Ohio State is averaging 73 points per game, while giving up 66 points per game. Ohio State is also averaging 38 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game. Jae’Sean Tate is averaging 15 points, 6 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game, while Kam Williams is averaging 12.3 points and 2.3 rebounds per game for Ohio State. Ohio State is shooting 51% on field goals, 60.9% on free throws, and 39.2% on three-pointers.
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The Western Carolina Catamounts are 1-3 this season after losing to Marshall by a score of 98-63 in their last game. Western Carolina gave up 58 points in the second half and was blown out by their opponent. Devin Peterson led Western Carolina with 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists in their win. Western Carolina is averaging 63 points per game, while giving up 76 points per game. Western Carolina is also averaging 43.3 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game. Devin Peterson is averaging 12 points, 3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game, while Deriece Parks is averaging 11.8 points, 4 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game. Western Carolina is shooting 33.7% on field goals, 65.1% on free throws, and 24.6% on three-pointers this season.
Western Carolina is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Monday games and 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games. The over is 7-1 in Western Carolina’s last 8 road games. Ohio State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games. The under is 7-1 in Ohio State’s last 8 Monday games.
Western Carolina comes into this game with their hands full against a good Ohio State team. Ohio State has been able to play strong defense this season and is going against a low scoring team. I like Ohio State to keep up their strong play and get the win here on their home court.