St. John's at Xavier College Basketball Parlay 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The St. John's Red Storm head to Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Xavier as 12 point favorites.
St. John's heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-8. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 73.1 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Xavier has an overall mark of 16-3. They are averaging 84.9 points per contest and giving up 72.9, which is a point differential of 11.9.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 8-8 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 5-11 against the over/under this year
Important Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 13-6 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 11-8 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 Xavier Musketeers Injuries
01/16/18 F Tyrique Jones Hand is "?" Wednesday vs St. Johns
Bashir Ahmed averages 11.9 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%. Shamorie Ponds averages 20.1 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
J.P. Macura averages 12.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Trevon Bluiett scores 19.2 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 68.8 points per contest which is 97th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 252nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 338th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 188th place in the country. They force 18.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in the nation. St. John's averages 73.1 points per contest this year, which is 215th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 293rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 319th in college basketball. They average 35.3 boards per contest and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 218th and 262nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 302nd with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers give up 72.9 points per game, which ranks them 198th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 63rd and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 180th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 46th with 31.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Musketeers are 40th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year. Xavier is 23rd in Division 1 with 84.9 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 11.9. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 111th in D-1. They are 38th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.6 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 17.4. The Musketeers are 230th in turnovers per contest with 12.7.
The Red Storm are 245th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.3, and their defensive rating of 95.5 is ranked 64th. In terms of pace they are 100th in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 310th. As a team they are 298th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 232nd in Division 1. St. John's is 309th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 90th in the nation.
Xavier is 263rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 77th in the nation. The Musketeers are 20th in the country in offensive rating with 116.2, and their defensive rating of 99.9 is ranked 140th. In terms of pace they are 65th in Division 1 with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 32nd. As a team they are 17th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 253rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's +12 and under 150 total points
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