Sunday, December 13, 2015
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Carnesecca Arena to play the St. John's Red Storm on Sunday, December 13, 2015. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 7-2 and a road record of 0-1. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3. The Red Storm have an overall record of 6-3 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 3-5 and they are 2-6 against the spread.
Michael Gbinije comes into this contest averaging 19.7 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Trevor Cooney averages 14.3 points per game in 38.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Federico Mussini averages 14 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Red Storm. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Durand Johnson averages 10.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Syracuse averages 71.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 185th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 198th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 54th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game which ranks them 204th and 108th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 178th with 13.2 per game. The Orange allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 55th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 253rd and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 244th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in the Division 1.
St. John's averages 62.2 points per game this year which ranks them 325th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them sitting in the 299th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 284th in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per contest which ranks them 92nd and 299th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Storm rank 298th with 14.9 per game. The Red Storm allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 169th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.4 rebounds a game which ranks 265th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 111th place in the nation. The Red Storm force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 231st in college basketball.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 4-4 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 5-3 against the over/under
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 2-6 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 3-5 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/03/15 HC Jim Boeheim Suspension expected to miss 9 games
St. John's Red Storm Injuries
12/10/15 G Malik Ellison Foot out indefinitely
11/12/15 G Marcus LoVett Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Syracuse
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