Saint Louis vs VCU Prediction - Basketball Picks 2/28/23
VCU Rams (22-7) vs Saint Louis Billikens (19-10)
Game Info: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Stuart Siegel Center)
Betting Odds: VCU Rams -5.5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Saint Louis Billikens and VCU Rams face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the Siegel Center. When these two teams faced off on February 3rd it was VCU that secured the 73-65 victory.
Saint Louis Betting Preview
Saint Louis comes into this game with a 19-10 record overall and they have gone 12-15-1 against the spread. In the last game against Loyola Chicago, Saint Louis scored 81 points and won by 21 points. Saint Louis is averaging 75.9 points while their defense is giving up 71.2 points per game. The offense is ranked 84th in the league while the defense is ranked 219th in the league. Gibson Jimerson has been the top player for Saint Louis averaging 14.4 points while shooting 45.4 percent from the field and 39.5 percent from behind the three point line.
VCU Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is VCU who sits with a 22-7 record and they have gone 13-14-2 against the spread. In the last game against Richmond, VCU scored 73 points but even more impressive was the defense giving up only 57 points. Adrian Baldwin Jr finished with 18 points, eight assists, and five rebounds. VCU is averaging 70.6 points while their defense is giving up 62.7 points per game. VCU’s offense is ranked 202nd in the league while the defense is ranked 26th. Adrian Baldwin Jr is averaging 12.9 points while shooting 42 percent from the field and 35.9 percent from behind the three point line.
Saint Louis vs VCU Trends
VCU is 8-2-1 against the spread in their last 11 games following an against the spread win. The under is 5-1 in the Rams last six home games. The under is 4-1 in St. Louis last five road games.
Shane’s Free Pick
There is going to be no shortage of scoring in this game. Saint Louis is a team that wants to play a faster pace and they are averaging 75.9 points per game. VCU is averaging 70.6 points and they are going to go over that number here. There is going to be no shortage of scoring here, and the over is going to cash here.