La Salle vs. Delaware - 11/15/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Delaware Blue Hens (2-0) at La Salle Explorers (0-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Delaware Blue Hens and La Salle Explorers meet Tuesday night in college basketball action at the Tom Gola Arena.
The Delaware Blue Hens look to build on their quick 2-0 start with their second road victory. The Delaware Blue Hens are averaging 63.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 49 points on 32 percent shooting. Cazmon Hayes is averaging 11 points and 9.5 rebounds while Devonne Pinkard is averaging 11 points and 1.5 assists. Darian Bryant is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Mosley is grabbing three rebounds. The Delaware Blue Hens are shooting 23.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Delaware Blue Hens are allowing 16 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Delaware Blue Hens have lost 10 of their last 11 road games.
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The La Salle Explorers look for a bounce back performance after losing to Temple on Friday. The La Salle Explorers are averaging 92 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 97 points on 49.3 percent shooting. B.J. Johnson is averaging 23 points and eight rebounds while Jordan Price is averaging 22 points and one assist. Pookie Powell is the third double-digit scorer and Isiah Deas is grabbing seven rebounds. The La Salle Explorers are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 85.2 percent from the free throw line. The La Salle Explorers are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The La Salle Explorers have split their last six home games.
The Blue Hens are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Atlantic 10 and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. The Explorers are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 0-7 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. The Blue Hens are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the home team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Delaware is off to an impressive 2-0 start, but now the real fun starts, as the Blue Hens have had serious issues winning games on the road. La Salle went toe-to-toe on the road and took a solid defensive Temple team to overtime and shot the ball extremely well. The Explorers should be able to get the job done at home here and come away with a convincing victory by double digits.