Saint Joseph’s Hawks vs. Davidson Wildcats Betting Prediction 01/11/20

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The Saint Joseph’s Hawks (3-12, 0-3 A10) will be at Belk Arena to square off with the Davidson Wildcats (6-8, 0-2 A10) in an A10 matchup. The game starts at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020, and will air on NBC Sports Network.

Saint Joseph’s Hawks vs. Davidson Wildcats Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last game. The Wildcats fell to the Rhode Island Rams, 69-58, while the Hawks lost big to the Duquesne Dukes, 78-60.

Saint Joseph’s had an offensive rebounding percentage of 46.4 (above their season average of 27.2) while Davidson had a better turnover percentage (12.8 vs. 16.0). Davidson’s Luka Brajkovic had a solid performance, recording 10 points and 11 rebounds. Lorenzo Edwards, meanwhile was a key piece for Saint Joseph’s with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

The Wildcats held the advantage in this series last year, emerging victorious in two out of three contests. In the last contest, Davidson won 70-60. Davidson out-rebounded Saint Joseph’s. The Wildcats had more offensive rebounds (17 vs. 8), defensive rebounds (32 vs. 23) and total rebounds (49 vs. 31). This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Davidson could put on a ball-control clinic in this matchup. Davidson ranks 43rd in the NCAA at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.9 percent), while Saint Joseph’s forces the second-fewest turnovers (14.8 percent).

Saint Joseph’s vs. Davidson Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Davidson, ATS Winner – Saint Joseph’s, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Saint Joseph’s ranks 83rd in rebounds per game (38.0) while Davidson ranks 266th (30.9).
  • The Wildcats rank 42nd in three pointers allowed per game (18.7) while the Hawks rank 125th (21.7).
  • Davidson ranks 157th in assists per game (12.7) while Saint Joseph’s ranks 171st in assists allowed per game (13.9).
  • The Wildcats rank 33rd in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Hawks rank 150th (5.0).
  • Davidson ranks 15th in steals allowed per game (4.9) while Saint Joseph’s ranks 109th (6.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Wildcats have scored an average of 68.0 points per game (0.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 64.8 points per game (1.7 below their season average).
  • The Hawks’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 19.0, up from 12.3 for the season.