Chicago State Cougars (3-13) vs. Ohio Bobcats (7-5)
December 30, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Ohio Bobcats -11.5 / Chicago State Cougars +11.5; Over/Under: +141
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The Chicago State Cougars and Ohio Bobcats meet Friday in college basketball action at the Convocation Center. The Chicago State Cougars look for their fourth win. The Ohio Bobcats look for their eighth win.
The Chicago State Cougars are averaging 65.1 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 73.4 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Wesley Cardet Jr. is averaging 15.6 points and 5 rebounds, while Jahsean Corbett is averaging 13.3 points and 1.1 assists. Elijah Weaver is the third double-digit scorer and Bryce Johnson is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Chicago State Cougars are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago State Cougars are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game.
The Ohio Bobcats are averaging 77.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Dwight Wilson III is averaging 13.5 points and 9.4 rebounds, while AJ Brown is averaging 11.6 points and 2.1 rebounds. Miles Brown is dishing 1.8 assists and Jaylin Hunter is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Ohio Bobcats are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Ohio Bobcats are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.2 rebounds per game.
The Cougars are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Bobcats are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Friday games. The under is 7-0 in Cougars last 7 overall. The over is 34-16-1 in Bobcats last 51 home games.
The Chicago State Cougars are just a bad basketball team, and things get worse on the road, where they lose by an average of 13.2 points. The Ohio Bobcats have beaten up on the teams they’re supposed to beat, and they win at home by an average of 24.8 points. This should be a comfortable home win for the Bobcats. I’ll lay the chalk.