Marquette vs St. John's Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/7/2020
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs St. John's Red Storm
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: St. John's +1
The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Madison Square Garden to take on the St. John's Red Storm on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 1 point favorites.
Marquette heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 77.5 points per contest while giving up 71.1 per game. St. John's has an overall record of 15-15. They are averaging 74.1 points per game and surrendering 71.4, good for a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 17-12-0 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 16-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 17-12-1 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 10-20-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
01/23/20 F Ed Morrow Personal is out for season
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
03/06/20 F Josh Roberts Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Marquette
02/26/20 G Mustapha Heron Ankle is out for season
02/13/20 F Ian Steere Suspension is out indefinitely
Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 27.6 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Sacar Anim averages 12.8 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%.
LJ Figueroa scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 28.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Rasheem Dunn averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette averages 77.5 points per contest, which is 31st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 222nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 13th in the nation. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 147th with 13.4 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 71.1 points per contest, which is 223rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 69th and 110th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 186th, and they allow 13.0 assists per game which puts them in 209th place in the country. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
St. John's is 100th in the nation with 74.1 points per contest this season. They are 317th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 263rd in the NCAA. They are 43rd in D-1 in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 56th in assists per game with 14.7. The Red Storm are 321st in turnovers per contest with 11.3. The Red Storm give up 71.4 points per game, which ranks them 233rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 78th and 91st in those defensive statistics. They rank 281st with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 346th with 40.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Storm are 335th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest this year.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 107, which is ranked 68th. They are 80th in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 105th. As a unit they are 68th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in D-1. Marquette is 198th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
St. John's is 347th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions. The Red Storm have an offensive rating of 99.9, which is ranked 210th. They are 22nd in D-1 in pace with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 334th. As a unit they are 334th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 307th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Marquette/St. John's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Marquette -1
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