New Orleans at St. John's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The New Orleans Privateers travel to Carnesecca Arena to play the St. John's Red Storm on Friday, November 10, 2017.
New Orleans comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 18-11. They had a point differential of 3.8 as they averaged 73.1 points per game while giving up 69.3 per contest. St. John's had an overall mark of 13-18 last year. They averaged 76.8 points per contest and gave up 78.7, which was a point differential of -1.9.
Valuable New Orleans Privateers Betting Trends
The New Orleans Privateers were 2-1 against the spread last season
The New Orleans Privateers were 0-1 against the over/under last year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm were 15-16 against the spread last season
The St. John's Red Storm were 17-13 against the over/under last year
Key New Orleans Privateers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
12/10/16 C Yankuba Sima Personal has left team
Erik Thomas averaged 19.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 7.8 rebounds per game and dished out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 44% while his free throw percentage finished at 78%. Christavious Gill averaged 11.5 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 2.7 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 38% for the year while his free throw percentage was 73%.
Shamorie Ponds averaged 17.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 4.4 rebounds per game and had 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 44% and his free throw percentage was at 82%. Marcus LoVett averaged 15.9 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averaged 2.9 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 46% and his free throw percentage was 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Orleans averaged 73.1 points per contest last season, which ranked them 181st in the nation. Their average scoring margin was 3.8 and their shooting percentage was 47% as a team, which had them ranked 46th. Behind the arc they shot 32% which was good for 298th in the country. They averaged 35.9 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranked them 175th and 46th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 3rd with 16.7 per game. The Privateers allowed 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 102nd in Division 1. They also allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 183rd and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 32.0 rebounds a game which ranked 32nd and they gave up 12.6 assists per contest, which put them in 122nd place in college basketball. They forced 16.3 turnovers per game which ranked them 338th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
St. John's was 99th in the country with 76.8 points per game last year. They were 244th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin was -1.9. They shot 36% from 3-point range, which was good for 110th in college basketball. They were 250th in the nation in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game, and 173rd in assists per contest with 13.5. The Red Storm were 176th in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Red Storm surrendered 78.7 points per contest, which ranked them 313th in the country. Their defense allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 290th and 301st in those defensive statistics. They ranked 303rd with 15.0 assists allowed per contest and 326th with 39.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Red Storm were 317th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game last season.
The Privateers were 188th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 103.3, and their defensive rating of 97.9 was ranked 70th. In terms of pace they were 188th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 167th. As a team they were 123rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 348th in Division 1. New Orleans was 3rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 20.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 50%, which was 147th in the nation.
St. John's was 228th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 52%, which was 281st in Division 1. The Red Storm were 265th in the nation in defensive rating with 106.5, and their offensive rating of 103.9 was ranked 176th. They were 28th in D-1 in pace with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% was 202nd. As a unit they were 182nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in the country.
Who will win tonight's New Orleans/St. John's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take St. John's
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