La Salle vs. Saint Louis - 3/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Louis Billikens (10-18) at La Salle Explorers (7-20)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers -1 -- Over/Under: 131.5 See the Latest Odds
The La Salle Explorers and the St. Louis Billikens face off on Wednesday in A-10 college basketball action.
The La Salle Explorers are 7-20 this season and they are coming off of a win over George Mason that tended a two game losing skid. La Salle is averaging 62.6 points per game and they are shooting 39.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.6 points and their opponents are shooting 47.3 percent. Jordan Price leads the Explorers averaging 18.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Cleon Roberts is averaging 12.4 points, Johnnie Shuler is averaging 9.9 points, and Tony Washington is averaging 7.4 points and 7.4 rebounds. La Salle is 6-9 at home and 3-13 in A-10 play.
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The St. Louis Billikens are 10-18 this season and they have lost their last two games. Saint Louis is averaging 65.1 points per game and they are shooting 41.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Ash Yacoubou leads the Billikens averaging 11.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Mike Crawford is averaging 10.3 points, Miles Reynolds is averaging 8.8 points, and Jermaine Bishop is averaging 8.4 points. St. Louis is 3-7 on the road and 5-11 in the A-10.
La Salle is 3-8-1 against the spread in their last 12 home games, 0-4 against the spread following a win, and 3-9-3 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. St. Louis is 4-0 against the spread against the A-10, 18-43-1 against the spread in their last 62 games, and 2-8 against the spread against a team with a losing record. The underdog is 8-2-1 against the spread in the last 11 meetings of these two teams.
We have two bad teams that have had some good moments but really it is a coin flip and in that case I will take the home team, La Salle.