Creighton at St. John's College Basketball Parlay 1/23/2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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The Creighton Bluejays head to Carnesecca Arena to take on the St. John's Red Storm on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Creighton as 3 point favorites.
Creighton heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-5. They currently have a point differential of 14.3 as they are averaging 87.5 points per contest while giving up 73.2 per game. St. John's has an overall record of 10-10. They are averaging 74.3 points per game and surrendering 71.0, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 11-8 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 10-9 against the over/under this year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 9-9 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 7-11 against the over/under this year
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/01/17 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out for season
01/18/18 F Martin Krampelj ACL is out for season
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
01/10/18 G Marcus LoVett Knee is out for season
Khyri Thomas averages 14.1 points per contest in 29.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3 assists per game and 4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Marcus Foster averages 19.3 points per contest while playing 30 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Bashir Ahmed averages 11.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 58%. Shamorie Ponds scores 20.7 points per contest while playing 36.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays allow 73.2 points per contest which is 210th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 109th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 161st, and they allow 14.1 assists per game which puts them in 228th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 54th in the nation. Creighton averages 87.5 points per contest this year, which is 7th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 70th in college basketball. They average 38.5 boards per contest and 19.2 assists per game, which ranks them 63rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 320th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm give up 71.0 points per game, which ranks them 143rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 56th and 310th in those defensive statistics. They rank 242nd with 14.2 dimes allowed per game and 340th with 40.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Storm are 345th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.1 per contest this year. St. John's is 171st in Division 1 with 74.3 points per contest this season. They are 283rd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 311th in D-1. They are 227th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 209th in assists per game with 13.4. The Red Storm are 306th in turnovers per contest with 11.8.
The Bluejays are 87th in the country in defensive rating with 97.6, and their offensive rating of 116.6 is ranked 14th. They are 18th in college basketball in pace with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 7th. As a unit they are 10th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 50th in D-1. Creighton is 325th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 78th in the country.
St. John's is 317th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 123rd in Division 1. The Red Storm are 83rd in the nation in defensive rating with 97.3, and their offensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 232nd. They are 87th in D-1 in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 300th. As a unit they are 286th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 225th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Creighton -3 and under 152 total points
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