St. John's at Providence College Basketball Betting Tips 2/20/2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Dunkin' Donuts Center
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The St. John's Red Storm head to Dunkin' Donuts Center to take on the Providence Friars on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The opening line for this game has Providence as 1 point favorites.
St. John's heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-7. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 79.3 points per contest while giving up 73.2 per game. Providence has an overall record of 14-12. They are averaging 71.2 points per game and surrendering 69.7, good for a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 11-13-2 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 13-12-1 against the over/under this year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 11-15-0 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 12-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
01/03/19 G Mikey Dixon Transferred has left team
Key Providence Friars Injuries
01/20/19 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Shamorie Ponds comes into this game averaging 20.1 points per contest while playing 35.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Mustapha Heron averages 15.7 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Alpha Diallo scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Nate Watson averages 11.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 22.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.2 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. John's averages 79.3 points per contest, which is 45th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 110th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 65th in the nation. They average 34.0 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 259th and 93rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 333rd with 10.7 per game. The Red Storm allow 73.2 points per contest, which is 227th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 101st and 127th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 320th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 221st place in the country. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 308th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence is 226th in the nation with 71.2 points per contest this season. They are 298th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 247th in the NCAA. They are 111th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.7 boards per contest and 85th in assists per game with 14.6. The Friars are 204th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Friars give up 69.7 points per game, which ranks them 138th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 163rd and 196th in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 212th with 35.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Friars are 269th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest this year.
The Red Storm are 96th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.2. In terms of pace they are 48th in the country with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 93rd. As a team they are 100th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 151st in Division 1. St. John's is 340th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions.
Providence is 227th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Friars have an offensive rating of 101.9, which is ranked 225th. They are 216th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 312th. As a unit they are 304th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 286th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. John's/Providence college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take St. John's +1
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