Seton Hall at St. John's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Madison Square Garden to play the St. John's Red Storm on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has St. John's as 1 point favorites.
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Seton Hall comes into this game with an overall record of 19-9. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 79.6 points per game while giving up 73.5 per contest. St. John's has an overall mark of 14-14. They are averaging 73.5 points per contest and giving up 72.2, which is a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 12-16 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 18-10 against the over/under this year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 12-14 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 12-14 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
02/23/18 F Desi Rodriguez Knee is OUT Saturday vs St. Johns
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
01/10/18 G Marcus LoVett Knee is out for season
Khadeen Carrington averages 13.9 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 83%. Myles Powell averages 15.7 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Shamorie Ponds averages 21.5 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Marvin Clark averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 79.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 58th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 66th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 85th in the country. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 64th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 178th with 13.0 per game. The Pirates allow 73.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 211th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 193rd and 194th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 135th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 152nd place in college basketball. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 185th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
St. John's is 194th in the country with 73.5 points per game this year. They are 255th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 241st in college basketball. They are 267th in the nation in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 217th in assists per contest with 13.1. The Red Storm are 309th in turnovers per game with 11.5. The Red Storm surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 171st in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 318th in those defensive statistics. They rank 240th with 14.1 assists allowed per contest and 336th with 39.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Red Storm are 341st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per game this season.
The Pirates are 178th in the country in defensive rating with 102.2, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 64th. They are 70th in college basketball in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 102nd. As a unit they are 121st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 287th in D-1. Seton Hall is 237th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 163rd in the country.
St. John's is 315th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 158th in Division 1. The Red Storm are 111th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.1, and their offensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 243rd. They are 87th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 268th. As a unit they are 267th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 224th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/St. John's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take St. John's -1
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