Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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The St. John's Red Storm travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
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The Red Storm come into this game with an overall record of 5-7 and a road record of 1-2. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Orange have an overall record of 6-4 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 2-3 and they are 1-4 against the spread.
Marcus LoVett comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Storm. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Shamorie Ponds averages 16.9 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for St. John's. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Andrew White III averages 16.2 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Orange. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Tyler Lydon averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
St. John's averages 77.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 74th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 195th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 15th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game which ranks them 69th and 109th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 234th with 14.3 per game. The Red Storm allow 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 170th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 277th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 218th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 226th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in Division 1.
Syracuse averages 75.2 points per game this year which ranks them 116th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 106th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 26th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per contest which ranks them 81st and 31st respectively. In the turnover department the Orange rank 62nd with 12.1 per game. The Orange allow 62.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 235th place in the nation. The Orange force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in college basketball.
The Red Storm average 73.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.7 per contest. The Red Storm have an offensive rating of 106.2 and they assist on 55.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. St. Johns turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.2%. The Red Storm give up 77.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Orange score 84.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 22.3 points per game. The Orange have a rating on offense of 110.8 and 63.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.9 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 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Syracuse turns it over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 13% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.1%. The Orange give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 5-6 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 6-5 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 1-4 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 2-3 against the over/under
St. John's Red Storm Injuries
12/18/16 F Amar Alibegovic Knee expected to miss Sunday vs. Penn State
12/17/16 G Marcus LoVett Ankle is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Penn State
12/10/16 C Yankuba Sima Personal has left team
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out indefinitely
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
Guy's Pick: Take Syracuse
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