Saint Joseph's Hawks vs. Saint Louis Billikens - 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Louis Billikens (10-17) at Saint Joseph's Hawks (23-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Hagan Arena)
The Line: Saint Joseph's Hawks -19 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Louis Billikens go on the road to oppose A-10 leader the St. Joseph’s Hawks.
The Saint Louis Billikens aren’t going to win the Atlantic Ten so the next best thing is to sweep the remaining schedule and take their shot in the conference playoffs. The Billikens had won back to back games before dropping a heartbreaker in a 52-49, overtime decision to visiting Dayton who suffered through a 14 point first half. Neither team had anything going offensively with the Flyers connecting at 31.7% while SLU hit at 28% with UD sinking four more shots. Matt Neufeld gave the St. Louis attack with 16 points and five yanks with Ash Yacoubou adding 12 points and six pulls. Reggie Agbeko tossed in eleven points while Mike Crawford provided some muscle on the glass with ten rebounds.
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The St. Joseph’s Hawks have far exceeded expectations as they lead the Atlantic ten and are owners of an impressive 25-3 record. The Hawks have won five of six following a 74-57 victory at Massachusetts with a 39-26 second half run to break open a close game. St. Joes connected at nearly 45% including a 10-22 effort on threes to outdistance the 40% accuracy of the Minutemen who struggled to 2-22 from long range. Isaiah Miles led the Hawks with 20 points and nine rebounds on 6-10 with DeAndre Bembry adding 18 points and nine rebounds. Aaron Brown was next in line with 14 points while Lamarr Kimble chipped in with ten points.
Saint Louis are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 Sunday games and the under is 6-2 in their last 8 overall while going 6-2 in their last 8 vs. Atlantic 10. St. Joes are 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall and are 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 home games. The Billikens are 9-0 ATS in the last 9 meetings. The Hawks cover if they want which is about all their can be said here…