La Salle Explorers vs. Massachusetts Minutemen - 1/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Massachusetts Minutemen (7-5) at La Salle Explorers (4-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The La Salle Explorers will host the Massachusetts Minutemen.
The La Salle Explorers come into this game with a 4-6 record are currently 12th in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Explorers have lost 5 games in a row with their most recent loss being a 86-77 defeat to Florida Gulf Coast. Through 10 games this season the leading scorer for the Explorers has been Jordan Price who is averaging 22.8 points per game and 4.7 rebounds. Cleon Roberts is second on the team with 13.1 points per game and 3.6 rebounds.
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The Massachusetts Minutemen come into this game with a 7-5 record and are currently 10th in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Minuteman have won only 2 out of their past 6 games. Through 12 games this season the leading scorer for Massachusetts has been Trey davis who is averaging 19.5 points per game and 3.5 rebounds. Donte Clark is second on the team with 17.4 points per game and 3.9 rebounds.
The Minutemen are 10-1 against the spread in their last 11 Sunday games. Massachusetts is 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. A-10 opponents. La Salle is 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Explorers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 home games.
La Salle has been playing poor basketball as of late and will need to figure somthing out to win here. Massachusetts hasnt been playing well either only winning 2 out of their last 6 games. I think the Minutemen will win this game and cover the spread on the road.