Davidson Wildcats vs. La Salle Explorers - 3/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Davidson Wildcats (18-11) vs. La Salle Explorers (9-21)
March 10, 2016 9:30 PM EST
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The Davidson Wildcats will face off against the La Salle Explorers in the 2nd round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
The Davison Wildcats finished the regular season with a 18-11 record and are currently 6th in the Atlantic 10. The Wildcats have lost 2 out of their last 3 games to end the season. The Wildcats led the Atlantic 10 in scoring averaging 79.7 points per game and 35% from the 3-point line. The leading scorer for the Wildcats has been Jack Gibbs who is averaging 24.8 points per game and 4.9 assists. Peyton Aldridge is second on the team with 15.3 points per game and 6.4 rebounds.
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The La Salle Explorers come into this game with a 9-21 record and are coming off of a first round win over Duquesne 88-73. The leading scorer for the Explorers has been Jordan Price who is averaging 18.5 points per game and 5.2 rebounds. Cleon Roberts is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and 3.7 rebounds. La Salle has a tournament win and will try to take that momentum into this game.
The La Salle Explorers are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 neutral site games. The Explorers are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. Davidson is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 Thursday games. The Wildcats are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games overall.
The La Salle Explorers won their first game in this tournament but that will only hurt them in this one. I expect La Salle being tired from yesterdays game and Davidson taking advantage of that. I think Davidson wins this game big.