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NCAAB Game Preview - Explorers underdogs vs Billikens at La Salle

Saint Louis BillikensLa Salle Explorers
Feb 11, 2:00 PM | Tom Gola Arena

Saint Louis Billikens vs La Salle Explorers Odds


Saint Louis travels to La Salle on Saturday, hoping to boost its 19-5 record with a victory over the Explorers.

La Salle will face the 19-5 Billikens, who own a 13-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Explorers are 10-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Billikens are 11-8-1 favoring the OVER.

View Saint Louis vs La Salle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Explorers as 2.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 77-rated Saint Louis taking on the No. 75-rated Explorers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 80-76 win for the Billikens on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits La Salle's No. 43-ranked offense, averaging 74.8 PPG, against a Billikens defense that ranks No. 8 at 57 PPG. The Explorers field goal percentage has averaged 47% so far, more than the Billikens marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.3% per game.

Defensively, Saint Louis features the nation's No. 88-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.1 points per game. La Salle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 77 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Saint Louis was a 72-60 winner on the road against Saint Joseph's. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Saint Louis earned a 72-60 victory over Saint Joseph's on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Cody Ellis at Hagan Arena.

La Salle was a 78-76 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Richmond. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. Tyreek Duren scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Explorers to a win (they lost 78-76 to Richmond at Robins Center on Wednesday).

Saint Louis Billikens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Richmond are 2-6
After playing Saint Joseph's are 5-1
After a win are 7-3

La Salle Explorers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Massachusetts are 4-6
After playing Richmond are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Billikens at Explorers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Saint Louis's last 5 games on the road
Saint Louis is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games on the road
La Salle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of La Salle's last 5 games at home
La Salle is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of La Salle's last 5 games when playing Saint Louis

Next up:
Saint Louis home to Richmond, Wednesday, February 15
La Salle at Massachusetts, Saturday, February 18