Providence at St. John's College Basketball Parlay 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Providence Friars head to Madison Square Garden to take on the St. John's Red Storm on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has St. John's as 7.5 point favorites.
Providence heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 71.9 points per contest while giving up 69.4 per game. St. John's has an overall record of 17-6. They are averaging 80.7 points per game and surrendering 73.7, good for a point differential of 7.0.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 10-13-0 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 10-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 10-12-1 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 12-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Providence Friars Injuries
01/20/19 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
02/06/19 G Bryan Trimble Jr. Thumb is questionable
01/03/19 G Mikey Dixon Transferred has left team
Nate Watson averages 10.6 points per contest in 22.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.4 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 61%. Alpha Diallo comes into this game averaging 17.3 points per contest while playing 36.0 minutes per night. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Mustapha Heron averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Shamorie Ponds scores 20.8 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 5.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars allow 69.4 points per contest which is 128th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 130th and 165th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 245th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 94th place in D-1. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in Division 1. Providence averages 71.9 points per contest, which is 212th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 284th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 243rd in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 101st and 85th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 216th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm give up 73.7 points per game, which ranks them 239th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 125th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 216th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 296th with 37.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Storm are 298th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest. St. John's is 35th in the country with 80.7 points per contest this season. They are 61st in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.0. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 52nd in the country. They are 242nd in the nation in rebounding with 34.4 boards per contest and 70th in assists per game with 15.0. The Red Storm are 324th in turnovers per contest with 11.0.
The Friars are 217th in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 210th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 304th. As a team they are 296th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 284th in Division 1. Providence is 247th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
St. John's is 337th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions. The Red Storm have an offensive rating of 108.6, which is ranked 72nd. They are 40th in D-1 in pace with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 50th. As a unit they are 63rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 137th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Providence +7.5 and over 144.5 total points
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