Pennsylvania Quakers vs. La Salle Explorers - 11/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
La Salle Explorers (3-0) at Pennsylvania Quakers (3-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Palestra)
The Line: Pennsylvania Quakers +5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The La Salle Explorers will travel to play the Penn Quakers in a non-conference game on Wednesday.
The Penn Quakers are 3-1 and are coming off of a loss to Washington by a score of 104-67. Penn’s defense couldn’t stop the Huskies as they gave up at least 50 points in each half. Darien Nelson-Henry led the way for Penn with 13 points and 6 rebounds in this game. Matt Howard scored 10 points and had 8 rebounds for Penn. Penn was out rebounded by a total of 50-39 and had 11 assists in their defeat. Penn is averaging 70 points per game while giving up 73.5 points per game. Penn is also averaging 36.8 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game. Sam Jones leads Penn in scoring with 15 points per game. Darien Nelson-Henry leads Penn in rebounding with 7.5 rebounds per game, while scoring 12.8 points per game. Penn is shooting 65.9% on free throws, 26.9% on three-pointers, and 41.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The La Salle Explorers are 3-0 and are coming off of a win against Lafayette by a score of 83-75. La Salle was able to survive a late 13-3 run from Lafayette to get the victory. Jordan Price led La Salle with 33 points in this game. Tony Washington added 14 points and 9 rebounds for La Salle. La Salle out rebounded their opponent by a total of 43-25 and had 19 assists in the win. La Salle is averaging 78 points per game while giving up 70.3 points per game. La Salle is also averaging 34 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game. Jordan Price is leading La Salle in scoring with 29.3 points per game. Tony Washington is leading La Salle in rebounding with 9 rebounds per game, while also scoring 14 points per game. La Salle is shooting 80.7% on free throws, 34.2% on three-pointers, and 47.6% on all field goal attempts. Tony Washington is probable for this game; he was suffering from a concussion.
La Salle is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. La Salle is 5-11-2 ATS in their last 18 games against the Ivy League. The under is 6-2 in La Salle’s last 8 games overall. Penn is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. The under is 10-1 in Penn’s last 11 home games.
Penn got throttled in their last game and their defense was exposed. I think La Salle will take advantage of that and put up some points in this one. As long as Tony Washington is good to go for La Salle, I am picking them.