Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Colonial Life Arena
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The St. John's Red Storm travel to Colonial Life Arena to play the South Carolina Gamecocks on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Red Storm come into this game with an overall record of 7-5 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Gamecocks have an overall record of 10-0 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 4-4 and they are 7-1 against the spread.
Federico Mussini comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Storm. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Durand Johnson averages 11.3 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for St. John's. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Mindaugas Kacinas averages 13 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Gamecocks. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Michael Carrera averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
St. John's averages 64.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 312th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 240th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 255th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 283rd with 14.5 per game. The Red Storm allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 87th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 63rd and 212th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 235th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 108th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 251st in the Division 1.
South Carolina averages 81.4 points per game this year which ranks them 40th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 71st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 32nd in the nation. They average 41.7 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 89th respectively. In the turnover department the Gamecocks rank 187th with 13.1 per game. The Gamecocks allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 60th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 210th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 69th place in the nation. The Gamecocks force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in college basketball.
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 3-8 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 5-6 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 7-1 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-4 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
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take St. John's
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