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Oakland vs. Illinois-Chicago - 2/28/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Illinois-Chicago at Oakland
Date & Time Thursday February 28, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Athletics Center O'rena
Rochester, MI
The Line
Oakland -4 / over-under: 151
TV Channel
ESPN+
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College basketball on Thursday gives us a matchup between the Oakland Golden Grizzlies and the UIC Flames.

The Illinois-Chicago Flames look for back to back wins after a 74-59 victory against visiting Milwaukee on Sunday as a nine point favorite.

Illinois-Chicago has won five of seven to sit 4thin the Horizon League with a pair of games remaining in the regular season.

Godwin Boahen led the Flames with 22 points, eight rebounds and six assists with Marcus Ottey adding 14 points and eight boards.

Tarkus Ferguson gave UIC another 12 points, five pulls and eight helpers followed by Jordan Blount with seven points and three yanks.

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are gunning for a three game winning streak after routing the Detroit Titans on Saturday.

Oakland is 5thin the conference but in a three way tie at 9-9 and could move all the way to third with two wins to end the regular season.

Xavier Hill-Mais led the Golden Grizzlies rout with 29 points and seven rebounds while Braden Norris added 23 points, four pulls and ten helpers.

Oakland saw 14 points from Jaevin Cumberland followed by Brad Brechting with eleven points and 12 rebounds with Karmari Newman nine points, three yanks and four assists.

Illinois-Chicago Flames are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games and Illinois-Chicago Flames are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 7-17 ATS in their last 24 home games and under is 10-2 in Golden Grizzlies last 12 overall.

Under is 8-1 in the last 9 meetings and under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Oakland.

Both teams have the potential to win and when that is the case I generally side with the points…

Pick:
UIC +4

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