Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The St. John's Red Storm travel to The Pavilion to play the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 26 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Red Storm come into this game with an overall record of 7-18 and a road record of 0-7. They are 8-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-12. The Wildcats have an overall record of 21-3 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 10-13 and they are 12-10 against the spread.
Durand Johnson comes into this contest averaging 11.9 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Storm. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Federico Mussini averages 11.9 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for St. John's. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Josh Hart averages 15.5 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Ryan Arcidiacono averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
St. John's averages 65.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 312th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -9.9 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 335th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 290th in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 154th and 245th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 329th with 14.9 per game. The Red Storm allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 246th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 189th and 292nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 330th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 221st place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 43rd in the Division 1.
Villanova averages 75.9 points per game this year which ranks them 103rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 68th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 244th in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 143rd and 43rd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 52nd with 11.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 61 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 96th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 70th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 93rd place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in college basketball.
The Red Storm average 67.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -21.7 per contest. The Red Storm have an offensive rating of 91.4 and they assist on 54% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. St. Johns turns the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.3%. The Red Storm give up 81.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 90.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 81.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 21.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 22.3 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 112.7 and 59.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Villanova turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31%. The Wildcats give up 59.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 59 points per game in their past 3 contests.
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 8-15 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 12-12 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 12-10 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 10-13 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
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot out indefinitely
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take St. John's
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