The NC Central Eagles and The Citadel Bulldogs face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the John W. Pope Jr Convocation Center. Here you can get the NC Central vs Citadel Prediction.
NC Central Picks Up Key Win
NC Central faced off against the Campbell Fighting Camels and they secured the 78-75 victory. Fred Cleveland Jr had a strong game putting up 24 points, six assists, and two assists. NC Central on the season is averaging 82.5 points while their defense is giving up 66.8 points per game. The offense is ranked 89th in the league while the defense is ranked 136th. Ja’Darius Harris is averaging 15 points while shooting 51 percent from the field and 45.5 percent from behind the three point line.
Citadel Completes Huge Comeback
The Citadel faced off against Idaho State on Monday and they were able to secure the 62-61 victory. They scored 49 points in the second half and that was enough to the secure the one point victory. They did only score 13 points in the first half and that can’t happen again here. The Citadel on the season are averaging 67.8 points while their defense is giving up 69.3 points per game. The offense is ranked 293rd and for an offense that was so good the last couple of seasons, the offense just hasn’t been good enough. AJ Smith on the season is averaging 14.2 points while shooting 38.3 percent from the field.
Shane’s Free Pick
NC Central is going to find success here. Even though The Citadel made the big comeback, they got out to such a slow start and they are going to really struggle here. NC Central on the season is averaging 82.5 points per game and they are going to find plenty of success scoring here. The offense for NC Central is going to be the difference as they are going to get the job done here.