St. John's at Butler College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The St. John's Red Storm travel to Hinkle Fieldhouse to play the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 9-10 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 7-12 against the over/under this year
Important Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 10-10 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 12-8 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
01/26/18 G Shamorie Ponds Quad injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs Butler
01/10/18 G Marcus LoVett Knee is out for season
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Justin Simon averages 11.8 points per game in 35.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.9 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%. Shamorie Ponds averages 20 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Kamar Baldwin averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Kelan Martin averages 19.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 60th and 314th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 338th, and they give up 14.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 230th place in the country. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in college basketball. St. John's averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 186th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 289th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 311th in D-1. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 243rd and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 320th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 72.4 points per contest, which ranks them 180th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 225th and 324th in those defensive statistics. They rank 139th with 13.0 assists allowed per contest, and 64th with 32.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 243rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season. Butler is 58th in Division 1 with 79.8 points per game this year. They are 52nd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 7.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 190th in the nation. They are 221st in college basketball in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game and 141st in assists per contest with 14.2. The Bulldogs are 325th in turnovers per game with 11.3.
The Red Storm are 242nd in the nation in offensive rating with 101.6, and their defensive rating of 97.6 is ranked 82nd. In terms of pace they are 99th in the country with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 303rd. As a team they are 291st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 227th in Division 1. St. John's is 320th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 139th in the nation.
Butler is 321st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 253rd in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 159th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.2, and their offensive rating of 111.5 is ranked 58th. They are 181st in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 76th. As a unit they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 234th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. John's/Butler college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Butler
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