Saint Louis vs Saint Joseph's Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Saint Louis Billikens vs Saint Joseph's Hawks
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Hagan Arena in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Saint Joseph's +6.5
The Saint Louis Billikens head to Hagan Arena to take on the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Saint Louis as 6.5 point favorites.
Saint Louis comes into this game with an overall record of 16-5. They currently have a point differential of 6.2 as they are averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 65.0 per contest. Saint Joseph's has an overall mark of 4-17. They are averaging 70.2 points per contest and giving up 81.5, which is a point differential of -11.3.
Valuable Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 11-9-0 against the spread this season
The Saint Louis Billikens are 12-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 9-12-0 against the spread this season
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 10-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
12/21/19 G Gibson Jimerson Foot is out for season
01/08/20 G Fred Thatch Jr. Leg is out indefinitely
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
11/27/19 F Taylor Funk Hand is out for season
Jordan Goodwin comes into this game averaging 15.4 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 11.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 53%. Javonte Perkins averages 12.4 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Ryan Daly scores 19.2 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Cameron Brown averages 9.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Louis averages 71.2 points per contest, which is 183rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 191st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 211th in the nation. They average 40.8 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 110th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 236th with 12.8 per game. The Billikens allow 65.0 points per contest, which is 76th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 48th and 161st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 173rd, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 59th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 212th in the nation with 70.2 points per contest this season. They are 343rd in the country in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is -11.3. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 310th in the NCAA. They are 91st in D-1 in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 207th in assists per game with 13.0. The Hawks are 140th in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Hawks give up 81.5 points per game, which ranks them 343rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 322nd and 312th in those defensive statistics. They rank 285th with 14.3 dimes allowed per game and 331st with 39.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 3rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per contest this year.
The Billikens have an offensive rating of 101.6, which is ranked 173rd. They are 225th in college basketball in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 255th. As a unit they are 304th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 330th in D-1. Saint Louis is 278th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 203rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks have an offensive rating of 96, which is ranked 291st. They are 49th in D-1 in pace with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 320th. As a unit they are 323rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Saint Louis/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Saint Louis -6.5
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