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Saint Joseph's Hawks Visit La Salle Explorers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Saint Joseph's Hawks


La Salle Explorers
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Tom Gola Arena

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Tom Gola Arena Tuesday as the La Salle Explorers look to beat the odds vs the Saint Joseph's Hawks in NCAA hoops betting action.

Saint Joseph's Hawks vs La Salle Explorers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the La Salle Explorers betting line as -6.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Saint Joseph's Hawks vs La Salle Explorers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

La Salle Explorers battles the Saint Joseph's Hawks, currently sitting with a 8-10 mark (8-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-5-1 for the La Salle Explorers and 4-7-1 for the Saint Joseph's Hawks.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 202-rated Saint Joseph's Hawks taking on the No. 64-rated La Salle Explorers in this contest.

How Saint Joseph's Hawks vs La Salle Explorers Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features La Salle's No. 216-ranked scoring average of 63.11 PPG, against a Saint Joseph's Hawks defense rated No. 120 and allowing 64.5 PPG. The La Salle Explorers FG% has averaged 42.12% to date this season, more than the Saint Joseph's Hawks shooters have managed so far (40.77% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Saint Joseph's got 25 points from DeAndre' Bembry but lost anyway, 56-52, to Pennsylvania on Saturday at Palestra.

Jerrell Wright scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Explorers to a win (they lost 59-47 to Rhode Island at Thomas M. Ryan Center on Thursday).

Saint Joseph's Hawks vs La Salle Explorers Betting Odds Trends

Saint Joseph's is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Saint Joseph's is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saint Joseph's's last 6 games
Saint Joseph's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
La Salle is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
La Salle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of La Salle's last 5 games
La Salle is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Saint Joseph's home to Davidson, Saturday, January 31st
La Salle at St. Bonaventure, Saturday, January 31st