North Texas vs. Niagara - 11/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Niagara Purple Eagles (1-4) at North Texas Mean Green (1-3)
College Basketball: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 8:00 pm (The Super Pit)
The Line: North Texas Mean Green -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Niagara Purple Eagles and North Texas Mean Green meet Friday night in college basketball action at the UNT Coliseum.
The Niagara Purple Eagles look for back-to-back victories to build on a poor 1-4 start to the season. The Niagara Purple Eagles are averaging 76.2 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 79.6 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Matt Scott is averaging 19.4 points and 4.2 assists while Kahlil Dukes is averaging 14.2 points and 1.8 rebounds. Marvin Prochet is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Dwayne Pow is dishing 2.2 assists. The Niagara Purple Eagles are shooting 41.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Niagara Purple Eagles are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game. The Niagara Purple Eagles have lost eight straight road games.
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The North Texas Mean Green also look for a bounce back victory that would snap a three-game losing streak. The North Texas Mean Green are averaging 52.7 points on 35 percent shooting and allowing 73 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Deckie Johnson is averaging 13.8 points and 2.8 assists while Jeremy Combs is averaging 11 points and 5.3 rebounds. A.J. Lawson is grabbing 2.5 rebounds and J-Mychal Reese is dishing 4.7 assists. The North Texas Mean Green are shooting 29.7 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The North Texas Mean Green are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.3 rebounds per game. The North Texas Mean Green have won six of their last eight home games.
The Purple Eagles are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mean Green Eagles are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-10 ATS in their last 12 non-conference games. The under is 4-1 in Mean Green Eagles last 5 non-conference games and the over is 4-0 in Purple Eagles last 4 overall.
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