Duquesne vs. Saint Louis - 3/11/15 A-10 Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Louis Billikens (11-20) at Duquesne Dukes (11-18)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Duquesne Dukes -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Louis Billikens and Duquesne Dukes meet Wednesday in the A-10 Tournament.
The Saint Louis Billikens look to snap a four-game losing streak. On the season, Saint Louis is averaging 59.9 points on 41.6 percent shooting and is allowing 66.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Milik Yarbrough is averaging 10.3 points and 4.8 rebounds while Achraf Yacoubou is averaging 9.2 points and 4.7 rebounds. Mike Crawford is shooting 47.6 percent and Austin McBroom is dishing 1.6 assists. The Saint Louis Billikens have four players averaging at least 6.8 points, and they’re shooting 65.6 percent from the line and 32.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Saint Louis is allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in four of its last eight games.
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The Duquesne Dukes look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, Duquesne is averaging 72.3 points on 45.3 percent shooting and is allowing 75 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Derrick Colter is averaging 13.2 points and 3.7 assists while Micah Mason is averaging 12.2 points and 3.9 rebounds. Dominique McKoy is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and Jeremiah Jones is dishing 3.2 assists. The Duquesne Dukes have have five players averaging at least 7.1 points, and they’re shooting 62.9 percent from the line and 36.7 percent from deep. Defensively, Duquesne is allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 73 or more points in five of its last seven games.
The Duquesne Dukes handed Saint Louis rather easily the last time these two teams met, as the Dukes offensive depth is just too much for the Billikens to keep up with. Take the Dukes to cover the small chalk.