Oakland Golden Grizzlies (0-8) at UIC Flames (4-2)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm (Credit Union 1 Arena)
The Line: UIC Flames -4.5 -- Over/Under: 141.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies and UIC Flames meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Credit Union 1 Arena.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies need a win here to end their brutal 0-8 start. The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are averaging 63.6 points on 34 percent shooting and allowing 88.9 points on 52 percent shooting. Jalen Moore is averaging 16.4 points and 3.7 rebounds while Rashad Williams is averaging 14.2 points and 0.8 rebounds. Daniel Oladapo is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Zion Young is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.2 percent from the free throw line. The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are allowing 42.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.3 rebounds per game.
The UIC Flames look for another victory to build on their 4-2 record. The UIC Flames are averaging 67.4 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 65.6 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Teyvion Kirk is averaging 11.8 points and 6.2 rebounds while RayQuawndis Mitchell is averaging 11.6 points and 1.2 assists. Braelen Bridges is the third double-digit scorer and Rob Howard is grabbing three rebounds. The UIC Flames are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The UIC Flames are allowing 21.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game.
The Golden Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Flames are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The over is 6-0 in Golden Grizzlies last 6 overall. The over is 4-1 in Flames last 5 overall. The road team is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies came close to their first win of the season and finally played decent defensively. However, the fact Oakland still lost is a bad sign moving forward. The UIC Flames are probably going to shoot better than they did yesterday and they can certainly get to the free throw line more. The Oakland Golden Grizzlies just can't get out of their own way and are a tough team to back these days.