Sunday, January 31, 2016
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The Villanova Wildcats travel to Carnesecca Arena to play the St. John's Red Storm on Sunday, January 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 19 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 17-3 and a road record of 5-1. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-10. The Red Storm have an overall record of 7-14 and a home record of 5-6. They have an over/under record of 10-10 and they are 6-13 against the spread.
Josh Hart comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Ryan Arcidiacono averages 12.9 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Villanova. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Federico Mussini averages 13 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Red Storm. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Durand Johnson averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Villanova averages 75.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 104th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 53rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 279th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game which ranks them 189th and 40th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 10.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 61.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 79th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in the Division 1.
St. John's averages 65.4 points per game this year which ranks them 306th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them sitting in the 331st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 291st in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 123rd and 258th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Storm rank 297th with 14.3 per game. The Red Storm allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 203rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 165th and 264th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 310th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 164th place in the nation. The Red Storm force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 68.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.7 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 0 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 113.3 and they assist on 60.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Villanova turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Wildcats give up 64.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Storm score 65.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -2.7 points per game. The Red Storm have a rating on offense of 93.2 and 53.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. St. Johns turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.9%. The Red Storm give up 68.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 9-9 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 9-10 against the over/under
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 6-13 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 10-10 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
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
Guy's Pick: Take Villanova
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