La Salle vs. Saint Joseph's - 1/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Joseph's Hawks (8-10) at La Salle Explorers (10-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The La Salle Explorers and the St. Joseph’s Hawks face off on Tuesday at Tom Gola Arena in A-10 college basketball action.
The La Salle Explorers are 10-9 this season and they have lost four of their last six games. La Salle is averaging 63.1 points and they are shooting 42.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.5 percent. Jordan Price leads the Explorers averaging 16.3 points per game. Jerrell Wright is averaging 11.4 points and 6.6 rebounds, Cleon Roberts is averaging 9.2 points, and Steve Zack is averaging 8.6 points and 8.3 rebounds. La Salle is 6-3 at home and 2-4 in A-10 play this season.
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The Saint Joseph Hawks are 8-10 this season and they have lost six of their last eight games. St. Joe’s is averaging 61.9 points and they are shooting 40.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.5 percent. DeAndre Bembry leads the Hawks averaging 17.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Isaiah Miles is averaging 10.5 points, Aaro Brown is averaging 9.7 points, and Chris Wilson is averaging 7.7 points. St. Joe’s is 2-7 o the road and 204 in A-10 games this season.
La Salle is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 home games, 5-11-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six games. St. Joseph’s is 7-2 against the spread against the A-10, 33-13 against the spread following a loss, and 2-5 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record. The favorite has covered the point spread in 10 of the last 14 meetings of these two.
We are getting some good value here with St. Joseph’s so they are my choice with the points.