UNC Greensboro vs. Western Carolina - 2/12/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Western Carolina Catamounts (15-8) at UNC Greensboro Spartans (19-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Greensboro Coliseum)
The Line: UNC Greensboro Spartans -9.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5
The Western Carolina Catamounts and UNC Greensboro Spartans meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The Western Carolina Catamounts look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Western Carolina Catamounts are averaging 78.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 74.1 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Mason Faulkner is averaging 18.1 points and 5.7 rebounds while Carlos Dotson is averaging 14.4 points and 1.8 assists. Onno Steger is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Halvorsen is dishing 1.5 assists. The Western Carolina Catamounts are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Western Carolina Catamounts are allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game. The Western Carolina Catamounts have won five of their last seven road games.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans look for a win after winning seven of their last eight games. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are averaging 74.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 60.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Isaiah Miller is averaging 18.2 points and 4.6 rebounds while Kaleb Hunter is averaging 9.9 points and 4.8 rebounds. Kyrin Galloway is grabbing 3.9 rebounds and James Dickey is dishing 1.7 assists. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 62.8 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game. The UNC Greensboro Spartans have won three straight home games.
The Catamounts are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss. The Spartans are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 2-12-2 ATS in their last 16 games following a ATS win. The over is 18-8 in Catamounts last 26 overall. The favorite is 10-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans are playing some impressive basketball down the stretch and bully teams at home where they win by an average of 21.5 points. With that said, the Western Carolina Catamounts are a feisty bunch that don't go down easily and are 7-4-1 ATS on the road and 12-8-1 ATS on the season. The Western Carolina Catamounts also hung with the Spartans tough in the first meeting before running out of gas in the second half. Give me the points.