Saint Joseph’s (PA) vs La Salle: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 3, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 3, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The Saint Joseph’s (PA) Hawks (4-14) are 1.5-point favorites as they look to build on a three-game win streak when they visit the La Salle Explorers (9-15) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Stuart C. Siegel Center. The matchup airs at 11:00 AM ET. The over/under is 151 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 3, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Explorers (+1.5)

While DraftKings has the Hawks winning by 1.5, the model has the Explorers taking home the victory, though the margin is fairly small (1.7 points). Lean toward taking the Explorers.

Pick OU:
Under (151)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 2.6 points higher than the model projection.

Prediction: La Salle 75, Saint Joseph’s (PA) 74

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Hawks this season is 79.9 points, 3.9 more points than their implied total of 76 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Saint Joseph’s (PA) is attempting to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (76) for the eighth time this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Explorers (73) is two fewer points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (75).
  • La Salle will attempt to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (75) for the seventh time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Saint Joseph’s (PA) and La Salle Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Hawks 7-10-1 0-1 11-7
Explorers 10-11-1 3-2 14-8

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Saint Joseph’s (PA)

La Salle
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
3/1/2021 Richmond Win 76-73 2/27/2021 George Mason Loss 89-54
2/24/2021 Dayton Win 97-84 2/24/2021 Duquesne Win 85-65
2/20/2021 La Salle Win 91-82 2/20/2021 Saint Joseph’s (PA) Loss 91-82
1/30/2021 Duquesne Loss 67-50 2/16/2021 Saint Louis Loss 78-57
1/26/2021 Richmond Loss 79-56 2/9/2021 Saint Bonaventure Loss 86-73

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