Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Carnesecca Arena to play the St. John's Red Storm on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 12-7 and a road record of 2-2. They are 7-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-6. The Red Storm have an overall record of 7-12 and a home record of 5-5. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 5-12 against the spread.
Henry Ellenson comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Luke Fischer averages 13.2 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Marquette. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Federico Mussini averages 12.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Red Storm. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Durand Johnson averages 11.8 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 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Marquette averages 75.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 110th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 231st in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game which ranks them 109th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 276th with 14 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 148th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 80th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 217th and they give up 15.7 assists per contest which puts them in 315th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 71st in the Division 1.
St. John's averages 65.3 points per game this year which ranks them 307th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -7.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 321st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 304th in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 129th and 261st respectively. In the turnover department the Red Storm rank 299th with 14.4 per game. The Red Storm allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 188th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 148th and 268th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 285th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 172nd place in the nation. The Red Storm force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in college basketball.
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 7-11 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 12-6 against the over/under
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 5-12 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 9-9 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
01/22/16 F Henry Ellenson Ankle probable Saturday vs. St. Johns
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
01/09/16 C Yankuba Sima Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
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