Saint Louis Billikens vs. Old Dominion Monarchs Pick, odds, Prediction 11/27/13
Old Dominion Monarchs (4-2) at Saint Louis Billikens (5-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 7:00 pm (Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya)
The Line: Saint Louis Billikens -14 -- Over/Under: TBA See the Latest Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs and the St. Louis Billikens face off on Wednesday in Cancun in college basketball tournament action.
The Old Dominon Monarchs are off to a 4-2 start but they found out on Tuesday that they may not be ready for top level competition yet this season. ODU was blown out by West Virginia by 18 points in a game they were never really in. Aaron Bacote leads the Monarchs averaging 21.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 4.3 assists. Dimitri Batten is averaging 12.5 points and 4.8 rebounds, Richard Ross is averaging 10.3 points and 7.2 rebounds, and Keenan Palmore is averaging 9.8 points and 4.0 rebounds. Old Dominion is averaging 71.5 points and they are shooting 43 percent and their opponents are averaging 65.7 points and shooting 40.2 percent. Old Dominion will be put to the test once again in this one.
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The St. Louis Billikens are off to a 5-1 start and while they battled Wisconsin on Tuesday they weren’t able to get the win. St. Louis as played a fairly light schedule to this point but it gets tough in a hurry with Wichita State up next. Dwayne Evans is leads the Billikens averaging 13.3 points and 4.8 rebounds. Jordair Jett is averaging 10.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 4.5 assists, Mike McCall Jr. is averaging 11.5 points, and Austin McBroom is averaging 9.7 points. Saint Louis is averaging 74.7 points per game and they are shooting 44.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 59 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. St. Louis is thinking about getting back to the NCAA Tournament this season.
Old Dominion is 10-21-1 against the spread in their last 32 neutral site games, 6-15 against the spread in their last 21 games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. St. Louis is 12-3 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 10-3 against the spread against Conference USA, and 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 neutral site games.
The line for this game his a big one and I will probably stay away but if I were to make a play hee it would be on St. Louis.
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