Saint Joseph's Hawks vs. Villanova Wildcats - 12/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Villanova Wildcats (6-0) at Saint Joseph's Hawks (4-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Hagan Arena)
The Line: Villanova -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The 8th ranked Villanova Wildcats will go on the road to take on Saint Joseph.
The Saint Joesph Hawks have won 4 of their first 5 games and currently have a 4-1 record. Their most recent win was a 66-64 victory over Old Dominion. Through 5 games this season the leading scorere for the Hawks has been Isaiah Miles who is averaging 17.0 points per game and 7.4 rebounds. Second on the team is DeAndre Bembry who is averaging 14.0 points per game and 6.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists. Saint Joseph has started out the season good and will host a tough opponent in Villanova.
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The Villanova Wildcats have won 6 games in a row with their most recent win coming against Georgia Tech 69-52. Through 6 games this season the leading scorer of the Wildcats is Josh Hart who is averaging 14.8 points per game and 7.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists. Second on the team is Jalen Brunson who is averaging 11.7 points per game and 3.5 assists with 1.5 rebounds. Tied with Brunson is Ryan Arcidiacono who is also averaging 11.7 points per game and 4.2 assists. Villanova will try to remain perfect on the road at St Joes.
The Villanova Wildcats are 6-0 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. Atlantic 10 teams. The Wildcats are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games. The St Joseph’s Hawks are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Big East. The Hawks are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following a win.
Villanova is looking like one of the best teams in the country again. Saint Joesph has been playing well but will be in for a tough game. Villanova just has to much to for the Hawks to stop. I expect this to be close early but Villanova to win big in the end.