Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Carnesecca Arena to take on the St. John's Red Storm on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 4 point favorites.
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The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 14-7 and a road record of 2-3. They are 10-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-9. The Red Storm have an overall record of 10-13 and a home record of 6-4. They have an over/under record of 13-9 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
JaJuan Johnson comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Markus Howard averages 12.2 points per game in 20.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Marquette. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 95%.
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Shamorie Ponds averages 17.2 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Red Storm. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Marcus LoVett averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Marquette averages 83.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 4th in the country. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 283rd and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 62nd with 12 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 218th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 221st and 295th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 67th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 306th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 132nd in Division 1.
St. John's averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 76th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 199th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 56th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 174th and 126th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Storm rank 208th with 13.7 per game. The Red Storm allow 75.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 237th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 194th and 199th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 290th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the nation. The Red Storm force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in college basketball.
The Golden Eagles average 81.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 116.9 and they assist on 56.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 58%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Marquette turns the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.1%. The Golden Eagles give up 81.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 81.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Storm score 77.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 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 7.2 points per game. The Red Storm have a rating on offense of 104.9 and 53.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. St. Johns turns it over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.5%. The Red Storm give up 70.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 84.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 10-10 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 12-9 against the over/under
St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 10-11 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 13-9 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
12/19/16 G Traci Carter Personal has left team
11/22/16 F Sandy Cohen III Personal has left team
11/08/16 G Sacar Anim None expected to redshirt
St. John's Red Storm Injuries
12/10/16 C Yankuba Sima Personal has left team
Tony's Pick: Take Marquette -4
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