Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The St. John's Red Storm travel to Hinkle Fieldhouse to play the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Butler as 19.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Red Storm come into this game with an overall record of 7-11 and a road record of 0-3. They are 5-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 12-4 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 10-6 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
Federico Mussini comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Storm. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Durand Johnson averages 11.8 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for St. John's. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Kellen Dunham averages 15.3 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Roosevelt Jones averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
St. John's averages 65.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 300th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.7 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 313th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 274th in the country. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game which ranks them 121st and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 288th with 14.3 per game. The Red Storm allow 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 262nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 268th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 170th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in the Division 1.
Butler averages 84.6 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 125th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 102nd and 53rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 8th with 9.6 per game. The Bulldogs allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 100th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 61st and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 73rd place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 142nd in college basketball.
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 5-11 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 9-8 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 7-8 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 10-6 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
01/09/16 C Yankuba Sima Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
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