Fordham vs. East Tennessee State - 11/29/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
East Tennessee State Buccaneers (3-3) at Fordham Rams (2-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm (Rose Hill Gym)
The Line: Fordham Rams 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Non-conference college basketball gives us a matchup between the East Tennessee State Buccaneers and the Fordham Rams.
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers have looked both good and bad in fashioning a 3-3 record which is expected with so many new faces on the roster. East Tennessee State aims for back to back wins after defeating the IUPU-Ft. Wayne Mastodons 83-73 as a 4.5 point favorite on Saturday. The Buccaneers outshot the Mastodons 49.1%-39.7% and negated Fort Wayne’s ten extra looks with 17 more makes at the stripe.
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East Tennessee State rode the all around performance of Jalan McCloud who poured in a game high 25 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out six assists on 9-14 from the floor. Desonta Bradford gave the Buccaneers 16 points and six boards o 3-11 while the twosome of Peter Jurkin and Bo Hodges scored nine points apiece.
The Fordham Rams will be looking for consistent scoring hen the team faces the East Tennessee State Buccaneers on Wednesday. Fordham defeated the Manhattan Jaspers 70-57 last time out to improve to 2-3 as a five point favorite. The Rams won the shooting battle 50.8%-46.9% and forced 25 turnovers to total ten more looks at the basket.
Will Tavares was the top gun of the Fordham offense with a game high 19 points and four yanks on 8-17 from the floor with Perris Hicks tossing in 15 points on 6-6 from the field. Ivan Raut gave the Rams another 14 points on 6-12 accuracy while Jesse Bunting added 12 points and six rebounds on 6-8 accuracy.
Under is 8-1 in ETSU last 9 non-conference games and under is 13-3 in ETSU last 16 road games and ETSU are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. Under is 9-3 in Fordham last 12 Wednesday games and Fordham are 20-7-2 ATS in their last 29 Wednesday games and Fordham are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games.
The experts have said the Buccaneers won’t be the same as in recent seasons but they are playing like it…