Western Kentucky vs. Old Dominion - 1/16/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Old Dominion Monarchs (6-10) at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (10-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 8:00 pm (E.A. Diddle Arena)
The Line: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers -5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Old Dominion Monarchs and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the E. A. Diddle Arena.
The Old Dominion Monarchs look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Old Dominion Monarchs are averaging 61.4 points on 39.5 percent shooting and allowing 62.7 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Xavier Green is averaging 13.1 points and 4.6 rebounds while A.J. Oliver II is averaging 11.5 points and 3.2 rebounds. Jason Wade is dishing 1.9 assists and Malik Curry is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Old Dominion Monarchs are shooting 27.1 percent from beyond the arc and 66.5 percent from the free throw line. The Old Dominion Monarchs are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game. The Old Dominion Monarchs have lost four straight road games.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are averaging 77.4 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Charles Bassey is averaging 15.3 points and 9.2 rebounds while Taveion Hollingsworth is averaging 13.4 points and 2.9 assists. Carson Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Camron Justice is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have won six of their last seven home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have been the better team all season long and are winning at home by an average of 6.9 points while shooting 47.5 percent from the field. The Old Dominion Monarchs lose on the road by an average of nine points while shooting just 38 percent from the field. I'll lay the buckets with WKU at home.