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Campbell vs East Carolina Pick & Preview: Friday, December 2nd Betting Odds
Fighting Camels vs Pirates Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Campbell Fighting Camels at East Carolina Pirates
- Where: Greenville at Minges Coliseum
- Date: Friday, December 2nd
- Betting Odds: Campbell +2.5, CAMP +120 | ECAR -148 O/U 134.0
Fighting Camels Preview:
The Campbell Fighting Camels head into today’s game in what will be their 8th game of the season, posting a record of 4-3. On the road, the Fighting Camels will be playing their 4th game of the season, having gone 2-2. So far, the Fighting Camels have been the underdog 3 times, going 2-1 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2.5 underdogs on the spread.
Campbell’s leading scorer this season is Ricky Clemons who is averaging 14.0 points per contest. So far, Clemons has accounted for 19.84% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.0 rebounds per game and 3.71 assists. Joshua Lusane is the second leading scorer for the Fighting Camels, averaging 10.29 points per game. Between him and Lusane, they are accounting for 34.4% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Campbell this season, as they are currently ranked 352nd in college basketball at 66.2 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Fighting Camels’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.0%, placing them 362nd in the NCAA.
East Carolina will take the floor against the Fighting Camels with an overall record of 5-3. So far this season, East Carolina has played 5 games at home, sitting with a record of 4-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Pirates as the -2.5 point favorites. The Pirates have been favored 4 times, going 3-1 straight up.
East Carolina will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Javon Small who is averaging 18.75 points per game for the Pirates. Small is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Pirates’ offensive gameplan is the play of RJ Felton who has hit 41.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.38 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for East Carolina this season, as they are currently ranked 276th in college basketball at 68.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Pirates’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.7%, placing them 334th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Campbell Fighting Camels +2.5
After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have East Carolina as the favorites with a line coming in at -2.5. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Campbell Fighting Camels to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with East Carolina at 8.0 made 3’s per game compared to Campbell at 6.41. Look for Campbell to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Pirates.
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