Saturday, January 9, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The St. John's Red Storm travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Red Storm come into this game with an overall record of 7-9 and a road record of 0-2. They are 4-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 11-4 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 10-4 and they are 6-8 against the spread.
Federico Mussini comes into this contest averaging 13.1 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Storm. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Durand Johnson averages 11.6 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for St. John's. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Henry Ellenson averages 16 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Eagles. He grabs 9.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Luke Fischer averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
St. John's averages 64.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 313th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 313th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 318th in the country. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 99th and 278th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 269th with 14.1 per game. The Red Storm allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 144th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 120th and 229th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 274th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 130th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 170th in the Division 1.
Marquette averages 77.6 points per game this year which ranks them 79th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 62nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 180th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per contest which ranks them 83rd and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Eagles rank 311th with 14.8 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 145th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 77th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 229th and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 298th place in the nation. The Golden Eagles force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in college basketball.
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 4-10 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 7-8 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 6-8 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 10-4 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
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take St. John's
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