St. John's at Marquette College Hoops Parlay 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The St. John's Red Storm head to Madison Square Garden to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 2.5 point favorites.
St. John's heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 78.3 points per contest while giving up 74.4 per game. Marquette has an overall mark of 23-8. They are averaging 77.4 points per contest and giving up 69.2, which is a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 13-17-2 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 16-14-1 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 18-12-1 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/09/18 G Greg Elliott Thumb is out for season
Mustapha Heron averages 15.0 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Shamorie Ponds comes into this game averaging 19.8 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Sam Hauser averages 14.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 92%. Markus Howard scores 25.0 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 74.4 points per contest which is 253rd in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 143rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 325th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 229th place in D-1. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in Division 1. St. John's averages 78.3 points per contest, which is 52nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 93rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 69th in the nation. They average 32.7 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 305th and 114th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 335th with 10.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles give up 69.2 points per game, which ranks them 122nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 75th in those defensive statistics. They rank 87th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 89th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 81st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest. Marquette is 64th in the country with 77.4 points per contest this season. They are 80th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the country. They are 69th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 156th in assists per game with 13.7. The Golden Eagles are 93rd in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Red Storm are 111th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.8. In terms of pace they are 47th in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 96th. As a team they are 95th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 167th in Division 1. St. John's is 340th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 89th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 71st in the country in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 111th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 47th. As a team they are 30th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 95th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's +2.5 and over 149 total points
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