Chicago State at Grand Canyon 1/17/19 - CBB Picks & Predictions
The Chicago State Cougars visit GCU Arena in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday to play the Grand Canyon Antelopes. The Cougars fell to 3-14 on the season following a 77-75 loss to California Baptist. Anthony Harris led Chicago State in the loss with 24 points, while Christian Jacob scored 20. Chicago State took the final shot of the game, a three-pointer by Rob Shaw that missed.
Grand Canyon improved to 10-7 on the season following a 69-65 win Saturday over UT Rio Grande. The Antelopes were led by Damari Milstead with 25 points, with seven points coming in Grand Canyon’s run of 13-1 that ended the game as they rallied from eight points down to win by four.
Anthony Harris is the leading scoring and rebounder for Chicago State with averages of 15.5 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Rob Shaw is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 11.5 points and 5.6 assists per game. Chicago State is shooting 42.4% from the field and 28.4% from 3-point territory.
Alessandro Lever leads Grand Canyon in scoring with an average of 13.8 points per game. Michael Finke is the leading rebounder with an average of 4.6 per game, while Damari Milstead leads the Antelopes in assists with an average of 3.5 per game. Grand Canyon is shooting an average of 44.1% from the field and 31.7% from 3-point territory.
Grand Canyon has played much better this season that has Chicago State. The Antelopes have covered the number in 4 of the last 5 overall, 4 of the last 5 following a win straight up and each of the last 4 following a loss ATS. Chicago State has covered just 1 of its last 5 on the road and 2 of its last 7 versus a team with a winning record straight up. Final Score Prediction, Grand Canyon Antelopes win and cover ATS 82-55.