Saint Louis Billikens (18-8) vs. Davidson Wildcats (21-4)
February 19, 2022 3:30 pm EDT
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -2 / Saint Louis Billikens +2; Over/Under: +147
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The Saint Louis Billikens and Davidson Wildcats meet Saturday in college basketball action at the John M. Belk Arena. The Saint Louis Billikens look for a win after winning seven of their last nine games. The Davidson Wildcats look for a win after winning five of their last six games.
The Saint Louis Billikens are averaging 79.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.6 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Gibson Jimerson is averaging 16.6 points and 2.3 rebounds, while Yuri Collins is averaging 11.2 points and 8.3 assists. Francis Okoro is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Nesbitt is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Saint Louis Billikens are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Louis Billikens are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game.
The Davidson Wildcats are averaging 76.2 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.4 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Foster Loyer is averaging 16.5 points and 3.3 rebounds, while Hyunjung Lee is averaging 15.8 points and 1.9 assists. Luka Brajkovic is the third double-digit scorer and Michael Jones is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Davidson Wildcats are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Davidson Wildcats are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game.
The Billikens are 38-18 ATS in their last 56 Saturday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wildcats are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Billikens last 5 Saturday games. The over is 5-2 in Wildcats last 7 overall. The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
You could make a case for either side here, as they’re both good teams that have been profitable as well. The difference is the Davidson Wildcats have shown a tad bit more consistency, and they win at home by an average of 14.8 points while shooting 50.2 percent from the field. I need more points to consider the Saint Louis Billikens. I’ll lay the bucket.