Penn vs. Saint Joseph's - 1/26/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Joseph's at Penn
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7:00 PM (The Palestra)
Penn -5 / over-under: 141
The Penn Quakers host the St. Joseph’s Hawks in non-conference college basketball action.
The Saint Joseph’s Hawks are gunning for back to back wins after downing Richmond 74-70 as a 3.5 point home favorite on Wednesday.
Saint Joseph’s trailed by 12 points at the break before dominating the second half 43-27 behind 43.1% from the floor including 12-28 from distance.
Charlie Brown Jr. lifted the Hawks with a game high 31 points and 14 rebounds with Taylor Funk adding 12 points and five pulls.
Jared Bynum gave St. Joes another 12 points and four helpers followed by a nine point, ten rebound performance from Chris Clover.
The Penn Quakers snapped a four game slide with a 77-70 victory against Big Five rival Temple a week ago as a seven point underdog.
Penn jumped to a ten point lead at the intermission and kept Temple at arm’s length the rest of the way behind 52.8% sharpshooting.
AJ Brodeur did everything for the Quakers with 16 points, seven rebounds and five helpers with Devon Goodman adding 15 points, three yanks and four assists.
Penn saw 14 points from Jakub Mijakowski followed by Jake Silpe and Bryce Washington with a combined 17 points and ten rebounds.
St. Joseph’s Hawks are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 vs. Ivy League and are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall and are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. Penn Quakers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Atlantic 10 and are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games and are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. Over is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings and St. Joseph’s Hawks are 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
I think both teams will be able to score some points so something small on the over…