College Basketball Odds & Picks: Stanford vs. Oregon, La Salle vs. Saint Joe’s
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- After enduring a bad loss to Oregon State this week, Stanford sits firmly on the bubble entering its Saturday night matchup against Oregon.
- The Cardinal's strong shooting and defensive efficiency make them one of the better teams in the Pac-12, but can it keep up against Oregon?
- See the full betting breakdown below.
Today I’ll dive into one of the uglier games on the slate (though Mississippi Valley State and Arkansas Pine Bluff are playing, so it can’t be the worst game).
La Salle (14-15, 18-10 against the spread) heads to Hagan Arena for an inner city battle with Saint Joseph’s (6-24, 12-16-2 ATS) and for some reason the Hawks are favored.
Then, we’ll take a look at Oregon-Stanford, which tips at 11 p.m. ET.
La Salle at Saint Joseph’s Odds
- Spread: Saint Joseph’s -1.5
- Over/Under: 146.5
- Time: 2 p.m. ET
- TV: ESPN+
The Hawks are one of the worst offensive teams in the country, especially from behind the arc, which is a problem since they attempt the fourth-most 3s per game in the country.
The Explorers, who aren’t a great defensive team overall, defend against 3s very well, ranking 31st in the country in defensive 3P%. I think the Saint Joe’s offense is too bad to be favored in this game, especially since La Salle’s strength is defending behind the arc.