Saturday, January 2, 2016
Dunkin' Donuts Center
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The St. John's Red Storm travel to Dunkin' Donuts Center to play the Providence Friars on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Providence as 17 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Red Storm come into this game with an overall record of 7-7 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-7. The Friars have an overall record of 13-1 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 8-5 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Federico Mussini comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Storm. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Durand Johnson averages 11.8 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for St. John's. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Ben Bentil averages 18.8 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Friars. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Kris Dunn averages 16.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
St. John's averages 64.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 304th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 290th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 270th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 92nd and 257th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 267th with 14.2 per game. The Red Storm allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 234th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 253rd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 113th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 226th in the Division 1.
Providence averages 76.2 points per game this year which ranks them 97th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 92nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 194th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest which ranks them 145th and 38th respectively. In the turnover department the Friars rank 19th with 10.4 per game. The Friars allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 162nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 106th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 204th place in the nation. The Friars force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in college basketball.
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 3-9 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 6-7 against the over/under
Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 8-5 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 8-5 against the over/under
St. John's Red Storm Injuries
12/21/15 F Darien Williams Shoulder out for season
11/12/15 G Marcus LoVett Eligibility out for season
Providence Friars Injuries
12/11/15 G Ryan Fazekas Mononucleosis out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take St. John's
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