St. John's vs DePaul predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: St. John's Red Storm vs DePaul Blue Demons
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: DePaul -5
The St. John's Red Storm head to Wintrust Arena to take on the DePaul Blue Demons on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this game has DePaul as 5 point favorites.
St. John's comes into this game with an overall record of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 69.2 per contest. DePaul has an overall record of 13-6. They are averaging 74.9 points per game and surrendering 68.1, good for a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 13-6-1 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 6-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-8-1 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
01/24/20 F Jaylen Butz Illness is questionable Saturday vs St. Johns
01/24/20 G Devin Gage Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs St. Johns
01/10/20 G Lyrik Shreiner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Mustapha Heron averages 14.1 points per contest in 24.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. LJ Figueroa comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Charlie Moore averages 15.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes 6.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Paul Reed scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 11.3 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 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 69.2 points per contest which is 186th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 121st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.0 rebounds a game which ranks 344th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 232nd place in D-1. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in Division 1. St. John's averages 75.4 points per contest, which is 88th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 297th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 322nd in the nation. They average 40.0 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 291st with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons give up 68.1 points per game, which ranks them 153rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 44th and 140th in those defensive statistics. They rank 204th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 231st with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Demons are 326th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per contest. DePaul is 93rd in the country with 74.9 points per contest this season. They are 59th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 161st in the country. They are 74th in the nation in rebounding with 38.3 boards per contest and 87th in assists per game with 14.5. The Blue Demons are 51st in turnovers per contest with 15.0.
The Red Storm are 207th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.1. In terms of pace they are 16th in the country with 75.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 328th. As a team they are 327th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 322nd in Division 1. St. John's is 339th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions.
DePaul is 89th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 149th. They are 68th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 104th. As a unit they are 132nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's +5 and over 143.5 total points
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