Saint Joseph's at Davidson: 1/12/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Davidson Wildcats (6-5) vs Saint Joseph's Hawks (1-8)
Game Info: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Belk Arena)
Betting Odds: Davidson Wildcats -11.5 -- Over/Under: 147.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Saint Joseph’s Hawks and Davidson Wildcats face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at Belk Arena.
The Saint Joseph’s Hawks have gotten out to a slow start and coming into this game they sit with a 1-8 record overall. The good news for Saint Joseph’s is the one win for them did come in their last game against Albany. In that game the Hawks defense was good enough giving up only 64 points and that led to the victory. On the season, Saint Joseph’s is averaging 71 points per game while their defense is giving up 85 points per game. Saint Joseph’s is averaging 71 points per game while their defense is giving up 85.9 points per game. Saint Joseph’s is led by Taylor Funk who is averaging 15.8 points while shooting 52 percent from the field and 35.2 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Davidson Wildcats who have been inconsistent this year and coming into this game they sit with a 6-5 record overall. Coming into this game they have lost two of their last three games. In the last game against Dayton they forced overtime, but they struggled in the extra time and that led to an 11 point defeat. On the season Davidson is averaging 71.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 66.6 points per game. Kellan Grady has been the best player this season for Davidson averaging 17.3 points while shooting 44.5 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from behind the three point line.
The over is 9-3-1 in Davidson’s last 13 games against the A 10. The over is 6-2 in Davidson’s last eight home games. The home team is 8-3 against the spread in the last 11 meetings played between the two teams. The over is 7-3 in the last ten meetings played between the two teams.
When these two teams face off the over has been a strong play and there should be no shortage of scoring in this game. Davidson is going to push the pace and Saint Joseph’s will score enough to push this game over the total.