Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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The Michigan State Spartans travel to Imperial Arena to play the St. John's Red Storm on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 8 point favorites. The Spartans come into this game with an overall record of 2-2. The Red Storm have an overall record of 2-1 and a home record of 2-0.
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Miles Bridges comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Spartans. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 55%. Eron Harris averages 14.8 points per game in 22.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Michigan State. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Marcus LoVett averages 24.3 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Red Storm. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Shamorie Ponds averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Michigan State averages 72.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 187th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 68th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 57th in the country. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per game which ranks them 125th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 281st with 16 per game. The Spartans allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 81st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 241st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 102nd and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 180th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 284th in Division 1.
St. John's averages 87.7 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 19 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 108th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 22nd in the nation. They average 43.3 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 88th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Storm rank 118th with 12.7 per game. The Red Storm allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 110th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 64th and 120th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 204th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 152nd place in the nation. The Red Storm force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 119th in college basketball.
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 0-3 against the spread
The Michigan State Spartans are 1-2 against the over/under
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 2-0 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 1-1 against the over/under
Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/11/16 F Ben Carter Knee out for season
11/11/16 F Gavin Schilling Knee out indefinitely
St. John's Red Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take St. John's
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