Western Carolina @ East Carolina
Current Records: Western Carolina 1-1; East Carolina 2-0
What to Know
The Western Carolina Catamounts are staying on the road on Sunday to face off against the East Carolina Pirates at 4 p.m. ET Nov. 14 at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum. East Carolina will be strutting in after a win while the Catamounts will be stumbling in from a defeat.
The contest between Western Carolina and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons this past Friday was not a total blowout, but with Western Carolina falling 87-75 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one. A silver lining for Western Carolina was the play of guard Travion McCray, who had 21 points along with six boards.
Meanwhile, while not quite a landslide, the game between East Carolina and the Canisius Golden Griffins this past Friday was still a pretty decisive one as the Pirates wrapped it up with an 83-71 victory at home.
Western Carolina is expected to lose this next one by 8.5. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 2-0 against the spread when expected to lose.
Western Carolina's loss took them down to 1-1 while East Carolina's victory pulled them up to 2-0. We'll see if the Catamounts can steal East Carolina's luck or if East Carolina records another win instead.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum -- Greenville, North Carolina
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $19.76
The Pirates are a big 8.5-point favorite against the Catamounts, according to the latest college basketball odds.
Bettors have moved against the Pirates slightly, as the game opened with the Pirates as a 10.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for East Carolina
- Wynston Tabbs: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)