Davidson vs. Saint Joseph's - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Joseph's Hawks (22-4) at Davidson Wildcats (15-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Belk Arena)
The Line: Davidson Wildcats +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Joseph's Hawks and Davidson Wildcats meet Saturday at the John M. Belk Arena.
The Saint Joseph's Hawks look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Saint Joseph's Hawks are averaging 76.1 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Isaiah Miles is averaging 17.3 points and 8.4 rebounds while DeAndre Bembry is averaging 16.7 points and 4.5 assists. James Demery is grabbing 3.8 rebounds and Shavar Newkirk is dishing 2.6 assists. The Saint Joseph's Hawks are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.8 rebounds per game. The Saint Joseph's Hawks have won nine straight road games.
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The Davidson Wildcats look for consistency after splitting their last 16 games. The Davidson Wildcats are averaging 80 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 78.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Jack Gibbs is averaging 24.9 points and 4.9 assists while Peyton Aldridge is averaging 14.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Brian Sullivan is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Barham is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Davidson Wildcats are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.4 rebounds per game. The Davidson Wildcats have won 10 of their last 11 home games.
The Hawks are 9-0 ATS in their last 9 road games and 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Wildcats are 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 home games and 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall.
I'm convinced that the Hawks are the best team in the A10, and they've proven it on the road more than anything. Davidson has been hit or miss all season long and that inconsistency won't fly against a team as solid as Saint Josephs.