St. John's at Georgetown College Basketball Parlay 1/5/2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019
Capital One Arena
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The St. John's Red Storm head to Capital One Arena to take on the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has St. John's as 2 point favorites.
St. John's heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-1. They currently have a point differential of 13.6 as they are averaging 83.9 points per contest while giving up 70.3 per game. Georgetown has an overall mark of 11-3. They are averaging 82.5 points per contest and giving up 75.5, which is a point differential of 7.0.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 6-8-0 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 9-4-1 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 5-9-0 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
11/14/18 F Sedee Keita Knee is OUT 4-6 weeks
01/03/19 G Mikey Dixon Transferred has left team
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
01/04/19 G Matthew McClung Ankle is questionable Saturday vs St. Johns
01/04/19 F Trey Mourning Concussion is questionable Saturday vs St. Johns
Mustapha Heron averages 15.9 points per contest in 32.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Shamorie Ponds comes into this game averaging 19.2 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
James Akinjo averages 14.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Jessie Govan scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 70.3 points per contest which is 159th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 90th and 175th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 239th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 109th place in D-1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in Division 1. St. John's averages 83.9 points per contest, which is 25th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 36th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 11th in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 245th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 331st with 10.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas give up 75.5 points per game, which ranks them 261st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 120th and 191st in those defensive statistics. They rank 245th with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 193rd with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoyas are 181st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest. Georgetown is 35th in the country with 82.5 points per contest this season. They are 128th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 99th in the country. They are 29th in the nation in rebounding with 40.6 boards per contest and 24th in assists per game with 17.0. The Hoyas are 83rd in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Red Storm are 46th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.5. In terms of pace they are 57th in the country with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 21st. As a team they are 19th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 125th in Division 1. St. John's is 334th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 139th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 107, which is ranked 132nd. They are 27th in D-1 in pace with 75.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 132nd. As a unit they are 96th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 209th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's -2 and over 161.5 total points
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