La Salle at Saint Louis NCAA Basketball Tips 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The La Salle Explorers travel to Chaifetz Arena to play the Saint Louis Billikens on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Louis as 10 point favorites.
La Salle comes into this game with an overall record of 8-15. They currently have a point differential of -4.0 as they are averaging 69.5 points per game while giving up 73.5 per contest. Saint Louis has an overall record of 16-9. They are averaging 67.1 points per game and surrendering 64.4, good for a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable La Salle Explorers Betting Trends
The La Salle Explorers are 10-12-1 against the spread
The La Salle Explorers are 11-11-1 against the over/under
Important Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 10-15-0 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 10-14-1 against the over/under
Key La Salle Explorers Injuries
02/15/19 G Jack Clark Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Saint Louis
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
11/09/18 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
02/15/19 F KC Hankton Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs LaSalle
01/03/19 F Carte'Are Gordon Transferred has left team
Isiah Deas averages 11.8 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Pookie Powell comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Tramaine Isabell averages 10.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Javon Bess averages 16.0 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Explorers allow 73.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 236th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 270th and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 261st, and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 162nd place in the NCAA. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 280th in the nation. La Salle averages 69.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 271st in the country. Their average scoring margin is -4.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 314th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 190th in D-1. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 281st and 249th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 69th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Billikens surrender 64.4 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 81st with 11.8 assists allowed per contest, and 92nd with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Billikens are 175th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game. Saint Louis is 306th in the country with 67.1 points per game this year. They are 313th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 2.8. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 333rd in the nation. They are 26th in the country in rebounding with 39.6 boards per game and 232nd in assists per contest with 12.8. The Billikens are 148th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Explorers have an offensive rating of 98.2, which is ranked 295th. They are 115th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 289th. As a unit they are 270th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 88th in D-1. La Salle is 60th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Louis is 155th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Billikens have an offensive rating of 98.8, which is ranked 288th. They are 262nd in D-1 in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 330th. As a unit they are 336th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 296th in the country.
Who will win tonight's La Salle/Saint Louis college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Saint Louis -10
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