Saint Louis Billikens vs. Davidson Wildcats - 1/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Davidson Wildcats (11-5) at Saint Louis Billikens (6-11)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Chaifetz Arena)
The Line: Saint Louis Billikens -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Davidson Wildcats will travel to play the St. Louis Billikens in an A-10 game on Wednesday.
The St. Louis Billikens are 6-11 (1-4) and are coming off of a loss to George Mason by a score of 92-79. St. Louis has lost 8 of their last 9 games and is tied for last in the A-10. St. Louis has been very poor this season, with their only conference win coming against George Washington. St. Louis is averaging 64.9 points per game while giving up 70.5 points per game. St. Louis is also averaging 32.2 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Ash Yacoubou is averaging 11.8 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game for St. Louis. Mike Crawford is averaging 11.5 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Billikens. St. Louis is shooting 70.5% on free throws, 31.6% on three-pointers, and 41.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The Davidson Wildcats are 11-5 (3-2) and are coming off of a win against UMASS by a score of 86-74. Davidson has won 3 of their last 4 games and is tied for 5th place in the A-10. Davidson is averaging 81.4 points per game while giving up 79.3 points per game. Davidson is also averaging 35.7 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game. Jack Gibbs is averaging 25.7 points per game and 5.3 assists per game for Davidson. Peyton Aldridge is averaging 15.3 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game for the Wildcats. Davidson is shooting 74.8% on free throws, 35.1% on three-pointers, and 43.9% on all field goal attempts.
Davidson is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Wednesday games. Davidson is 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 conference games. The under is 12-4 in Davidson’s last 16 Wednesday games. St. Louis is 6-22-1 ATS in their last 29 home games. St. Louis is 3-9 ATS in their last 12 Wednesday games. The under is 11-5 in the St. Louis last 16 games.
Davidson should be able to win this game easily, as opponents have been blowing out St. Louis. Davidson has the rebounding advantage in this matchup and is the better shooting team. I am taking Davidson here.