Marquette at St. John's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Carnesecca Arena to play the St. John's Red Storm on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has St. John's as 2 point favorites.
Marquette comes into this game with an overall record of 14-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 81.9 points per game while giving up 77.8 per contest. St. John's has an overall record of 12-13. They are averaging 72.9 points per game and surrendering 71.3, good for a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 11-12 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-10 against the over/under this year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 11-12 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Left Team is out for season
02/09/18 F Theo John Illness is "?" Saturday vs St. Johns
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
01/10/18 G Marcus LoVett Knee is out for season
Andrew Rowsey averages 18.8 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%. Markus Howard averages 22 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Bashir Ahmed averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Shamorie Ponds averages 20.5 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 77.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 302nd in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 318th and 146th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 87th, and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 268th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 130th in college basketball. Marquette averages 81.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 33rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 58th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 21st in D-1. They average 32.2 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 329th and 60th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 280th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm surrender 71.3 points per contest, which ranks them 152nd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 63rd and 296th in those defensive statistics. They rank 198th with 13.6 assists allowed per contest, and 337th with 39.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Red Storm are 343rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.2 per game this season. St. John's is 213th in Division 1 with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 289th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.6. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 304th in the nation. They are 239th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game and 221st in assists per contest with 13.0. The Red Storm are 317th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The Golden Eagles are 24th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.6, and their defensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 309th. In terms of pace they are 129th in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 24th. As a team they are 17th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 36th in Division 1. Marquette is 284th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 290th in the nation.
St. John's is 320th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 145th in Division 1. The Red Storm are 96th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.9, and their offensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 256th. They are 98th in D-1 in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 304th. As a unit they are 298th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 241st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Marquette/St. John's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take St. John's -2
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