Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (3-3) at Eastern Kentucky Colonels (3-4)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Paul S. McBrayer Arena)
The Line: Eastern Kentucky Colonels -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers square off with instate rival the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in college basketball.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers need an injection of momentum following consecutive defeats. The Hilltoppers fell to 3-3 after a 71-61 defeat at UNLV as a 3.5 underdog on Saturday. WKY led by a basket at the half and never got their game in gear over the final 20 minutes. There wasn’t much of a difference in the boxscore with the Rebels holding a 42%-40% edge from the floor but a few more buckets and a 13-19 effort from distance provided a comfortable margin. A balanced Hilltoppers attack saw Que Johnson toss in 16 points and snagging seven boards with 13 points coming from Pancake Thomas while Anton Waters and Justin Johnson adding ten points apiece with Johnson hauling in ten rebounds.
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The Eastern Kentucky Colonels might be 3-4 but they have played a few toughies so they are not horrible unless proven otherwise. Having said that, the Colonels come off a 92-64 rout of Berea College on Saturday. EKY jumped to an 18 point lead heading in to the locker room and never taking their foot off the gas. The Mountaineers were limited to 32% and gave the ball away 18 times while Eastern Kentucky connected at 47% which equated to 17 more field goals. Nick Mayo led all scorers with 19 points, nine rebounds and five assists with Zack Charles tossed in 14 points and posted five yanks for EKY. Dillon Avare and Marlon Adams scored eleven points each with Adams snaring nine boards while Parker Chitty chipped in with ten points.
Western Kentucky are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 vs. Ohio Valley and the under is 19-7 in Western Kentucky last 26 Wednesday games. The under is 6-0-2 in Eastern Kentucky last 8 Wednesday games and Eastern Kentucky are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 home games while Eastern Kentucky are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games.
This game is nothing but a coin toss in my view or more to the point; pick another game to bet…