Chicago State Cougars vs. DePaul Blue Demons Free Prediction


The Chicago State Cougars (3-8) and the DePaul Blue Demons (5-2) square off at Wintrust Arena. The Cougars will attempt to snap their eight-game losing streak. The game starts at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Chicago State Cougars at DePaul Blue Demons ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Blue Demons had no trouble getting past the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, 80-58, while the Cougars got blown out by the Indiana Hoosiers, 104-55.

DePaul played a flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.386 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 52.8. Bethune-Cookman was 0.097 and 40.5, respectively, for those same stats. Chicago State, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.200 vs. 0.275). DePaul received a boost from Max Strus, who contributed 25 points and six rebounds. Anthony Harris, meanwhile had a good game for Chicago State, finishing with 14 points.

The offensive glass should be a solid edge for DePaul in this showdown. The Blue Demons rank 62nd in offensive rebounding percentage (33.4 percent), while Chicago State ranks 323rd in defensive rebounding percentage (66.9 percent) since the 2017-18 season.

Chicago State Cougars at DePaul Blue Demons Odds Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – DePaul, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • DePaul ranks 69th in rebounds per game (38.1) while Chicago State ranks 260th in rebounds allowed per game (39.3).
  • The Blue Demons rank 202nd in three pointers attempted per game (20.6) while the Cougars rank 278th (16.8).
  • DePaul averages 3.0 blocks per game, which is ranked 136th in the country. Chicago State ranks 183rd in blocks allowed per game (4.3).
  • The Blue Demons average 15.1 assists per game, which ranks 71st in the nation. The Cougars rank 261st in assists allowed per game (18.1).
  • Chicago State ranks 74th in steals per game (7.1) while DePaul ranks 174th in steals allowed per game (6.8).