St. John's at Villanova College Basketball Parlay 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The St. John's Red Storm head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Villanova as 19 point favorites.
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St. John's heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 72.6 points per contest while giving up 71.2 per game. Villanova has an overall mark of 22-1. They are averaging 88.4 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of 18.7.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 10-12 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 8-14 against the over/under this year
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 15-7 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 15-8 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
01/10/18 G Marcus LoVett Knee is out for season
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/29/17 F Jermaine Samuels Hand is out indefinitely
01/24/18 G Phil Booth Hand is out indefinitely
Bashir Ahmed averages 11.9 points per contest in 28.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 4.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%. Shamorie Ponds averages 20.3 points per contest while playing 36.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Mikal Bridges averages 16.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Jalen Brunson scores 19.4 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 71.2 points per contest which is 149th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 315th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.0 rebounds a game which ranks 337th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 208th place in the country. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in the nation. St. John's averages 72.6 points per contest this year, which is 220th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 294th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 307th in college basketball. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 249th and 221st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 315th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 69.8 points per game, which ranks them 117th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 170th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 225th with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 71st with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 190th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year. Villanova is 3rd in Division 1 with 88.4 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 18.7. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in D-1. They are 198th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 17.3. The Wildcats are 343rd in turnovers per contest with 10.2.
The Red Storm are 269th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.6, and their defensive rating of 98.6 is ranked 93rd. In terms of pace they are 103rd in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 307th. As a team they are 302nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 228th in Division 1. St. John's is 322nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 152nd in the nation.
Villanova is 347th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 131st in Division 1. The Wildcats are 105th in the nation in defensive rating with 99, and their offensive rating of 125.5 is ranked 1st. They are 151st in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 61% is 1st. As a unit they are 2nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's +19 and under 149 total points
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