Saint Louis Billikens vs. Duquense Dukes Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 29 (1/29): NCAAB
- Jan 30, 2022, 2:20:27 AM
Credit: photo by Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||2:00 p.m. EST|
|SLU money line||-265|
|SLU spread||-6.5 (-110)|
|DUQ money line||+220|
|DUQ spread||+6.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||151.5|
The Duquense Dukes will look to get back on track when they host the Saint Louis Billikens this Saturday.
Saint Louis has opened A-10 play with a strong 3-1 start, and they enter this on the heels of a defensive showcase against Fordham. The Billikens held to under 34% shooting, and picked up the 63-45 win.
The Dukes have dropped their last two games after opening A-10 play with a victory over UMass. The Dukes hosted Dayton last weekend, and they ran into a wall, losing 72-52.
Saint Louis Billikens
Gibson Jimerson has come into his own this season, and he's caught fire as of late. scored 28 points in the win over George Washington, just days after scoring 21 points against UMass on the road.
Jimerson is averaging a team-leading 18.4 points per game.
Yuri Collins has taken a huge leap in his junior season. The 6' point guard dished out a career high 19 dimes in the win over Boston College after nearly posted a triple-double against Auburn.
Collins scores 10.2 ppg, grabs 3.8 rpg, and leads the nation in assists (8.3).
Oregon transfer Franis Okoro has double-doubled in two of his last three games, and he leads the team in rebounding (7.6)
The Dukes has dropped their last two games after opening A-10 play with a victory over UMass. The Dukes hosted Dayton last weekend, and they ran into a wall, losing 72-52.
Leon Ayers III leads the team in scoring after coming over for Mercer this past summer. The 6'5 guard scored 23 or more points in wins over Bradley, American, and UC Irvine, and he is the key to Duquense's offense.
Newcomers Kevin Easley Jr. and Tre Williams start in the front court for the Dukes. Easley Jr. is a work horse who leads the team in minutes, while scoring 12.2 ppg and grabbing 6.5 rpg. Williams leads the Dukes in rebounding at 6.8 rpg.
Trust Saint Louis momentum for this one. Their last three games have been blowout wins, and Duquense has dropped their last four.
Take The Billikens Louis spread here,
PICK: Saint Louis -5.5 (-110)
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