BYU vs. Saint Louis - 11/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Louis Billikens (2-1) at BYU Cougars (3-0)
College Basketball: Monday, November 21, 2016 at 9:30 pm (MGM Grand)
The Line: BYU Cougars -16 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Louis Billikens and BYU Cougars meet Monday night for college basketball at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The Saint Louis Billikens look for their third straight victory to build on a decent 2-1 start to the season. The Saint Louis Billikens are averaging 75.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Davell Roby is averaging 16.3 points and three assists while Reggie Agbeko is averaging 16 points and 10.3 rebounds. Elliott Welmer is the third double-digit scorer and Jermaine Bishop is dishing six assists. The Saint Louis Billikens are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Louis Billikens are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game. The Saint Louis Billikens have lost two of their last three neutral site games.
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The BYU Cougars look to build on their 3-0 start with their best victory of the season yet. The BYU Cougars are averaging 86.3 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 65.7 points on 32.3 percent shooting. Eric Mika is averaging 21 points and 11.3 rebounds while Nick Emery is averaging 14 points and 3.3 assists. TJ Haws is the third double-digit scorer and Elijah Bryant is dishing 2.3 assists. The BYU Cougars are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The BYU Cougars are allowing 22.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 49 rebounds per game. The BYU Cougars have split their last six neutral site games.
The Billikens are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 neutral site games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The Cougars are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Monday games and 17-36 ATS in their last 53 neutral site games. The under is 4-1 in Cougars last 5 overall and the over is 7-1 in Billikens last 8 overall.
Saint Louis was blown out by Ball State and has been shaky on the defensive end overall. BYU hasn't missed a beat despite losing some talent and can still shoot you out of the gym if you're not careful. The Billikens have to show and prove before being taken seriously. Give me BYU in a blowout.