Marquette at St. John's College Basketball Parlay 1/1/2019
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Madison Square Garden to take on the St. John's Red Storm on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Marquette heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-2. They currently have a point differential of 13.8 as they are averaging 79.9 points per contest while giving up 66.1 per game. St. John's has an overall record of 12-1. They are averaging 83.5 points per game and surrendering 70.4, good for a point differential of 13.1.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 8-4-1 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 6-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 5-8-0 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 8-4-1 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/09/18 G Greg Elliott Thumb is out for season
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
11/14/18 F Sedee Keita Knee is out 4-6 weeks
Sam Hauser averages 14.6 points per contest in 29.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 6.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 25.1 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Mustapha Heron averages 15.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Shamorie Ponds scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 6.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 66.1 points per contest which is 65th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 35th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 70th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 87th place in D-1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in Division 1. Marquette averages 79.9 points per contest, which is 67th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 128th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 32nd in the nation. They average 41.5 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 113th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 82nd with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm give up 70.4 points per game, which ranks them 157th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 86th and 188th in those defensive statistics. They rank 104th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 247th with 36.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Storm are 322nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per contest. St. John's is 26th in the country with 83.5 points per contest this season. They are 49th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.1. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the country. They are 258th in the nation in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 53rd in assists per game with 16.1. The Red Storm are 329th in turnovers per contest with 10.9.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 108.7, which is ranked 100th. They are 116th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 92nd. As a unit they are 63rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 109th in D-1. Marquette is 93rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
St. John's is 339th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions. The Red Storm have an offensive rating of 111.6, which is ranked 55th. They are 57th in D-1 in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 26th. As a unit they are 29th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 126th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marquette +16.5
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