Saint Joseph's Hawks vs. Princeton Tigers - 12/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Princeton Tigers (4-1) at Saint Joseph's Hawks (5-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Hagan Arena)
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The Princeton Tigers will travel to play the St. Joseph’s Hawks in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
The St. Joseph’s Hawks are 5-2 and are coming off of a win against Colombia by a score of 80-78. St. Joseph’s had a huge second half scoring 52 points and coming behind from a halftime deficit to get the win. Aaron Brown led St. Joseph’s with 26 points and 5 rebounds. DeAndre Bembry added 12 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists for St. Joseph’s. St. Joseph’s out rebounded their opponent by a total of 36-34 and had 21 assists in their victory. St. Joseph’s is averaging 75 points per game while giving up 73.1 points per game. St. Joseph’s is also averaging 37.3 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game. Isaiah Miles is averaging 16.3 points per game and 7 rebounds per game. DeAndre Bembry is averaging 14.1 points per game and 4.6 assists per game. St. Joseph’s is shooting 70.7% on free throws, 26.8% on three-pointers, and 44.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Princeton Tigers are 4-1 and are coming off of a loss to Stony Brooke by a score of 91-77. Princeton allowed Stony Brooke to go on a 15-3 run in the second half that they never bounced back from. Henry Caruso led Princeton with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Devin Cannady added 16 points as well for Princeton. Princeton was out rebounded by a total of 41-28 and had 15 assists in their defeat. Princeton is averaging 82.2 points per game while giving up 66.4 points per game. Princeton is also averaging 41.2 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game. Henry Caruso is averaging 17.6 points per game and 7 rebounds per game. Steven Cook is averaging 11.6 points per game and 5 rebounds per game. Princeton is shooting 64.1% on free throws, 37% on three-pointers, and 45.7% on all field goal attempts.
Princeton is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. Princeton is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against the A-10. The over is 4-1 in Princeton’s last 5 games against the A-10. St. Joe’s is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against the Ivy League. St. Joe’s is 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 14-2 in St. Joe’s last 16 games against the Ivy League.
Princeton had started the season playing very well, before slipping up in their last game. St. Joe’s has also been playing well, with both losses coming to Florida and Villanova. The Princeton defense could give St. Joe’s some problems, but I expect St. Joe’s to get win here.