La Salle vs. Fordham - 2/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fordham Rams (13-12) at La Salle Explorers (6-19)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers +1 -- Over/Under: 133 See the Latest Odds
The La Salle Crusaders and the Fordham Rams face off on Wednesday in A-10 college basketball action.
The La Salle Explorers are 6-19 this season and they are coming off of a 40-point loss at George Washington. La Salle is averaging 62.4 points and they are shooting 40 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.7 points and their opponents are shooting 47.7 percent. Jordan Price leads the Explorers averaging 18.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Cleon Roberts is averaging 12.3 points, Johnnie Shuler is averaging 10 points, and Tony Washington is averaging 7.5 points and 7.3 rebounds. La Salle is 5-8 at home and 2-12 in the Atlantic 10.
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The Fordham Rams are 13-12 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Fordham is averaging 71.7 points per game and they are shooting 44.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.5 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. Ryan Rhoomes leads the Rams averaging 14.3 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. Mandell Thomas is averaging 14.1 points, Joseph Chartouny is averaging 10.2 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 5.8 assists, and Christian Sengfelder is averaging 9.8 points and 5.0 rebounds. Fordham is 1-7 on the road and 4-10 in A-10 play.
La Salle is 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 home games, 6-14 against the spread in their last 20 games, and 3-7 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Fordham is 4-0 against the spread following a loss, 13-6-1 against the spread on the road against a team with a losing home record, and 19-9 against the spread against a team with a losing record. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two teams.
This is a lousy game and one to stay away from but forced to make a choice I will take my chances on Fordham.