Seton Hall vs St. John's Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs St. John's Red Storm
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: St. John's +4.5
The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Madison Square Garden to play the St. John's Red Storm on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Seton Hall as 4.5 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 75.2 points per contest while giving up 64.4 per game. St. John's has an overall record of 12-6. They are averaging 75.6 points per game and surrendering 67.8, good for a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 13-4-0 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 7-9-1 against the over/under
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 12-5-1 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 4-14-0 against the over/under
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/10/19 F Sandro Mamukelashvili Wrist is out indefinitely
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Myles Powell comes into this contest averaging 22.0 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Quincy McKnight averages 10.9 points per game in 29.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
LJ Figueroa averages 14.6 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Mustapha Heron averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 75.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 96th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 129th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 151st in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 92nd and 68th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 186th with 13.5 per game. The Pirates allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 32nd and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd and they give up 10.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 56th place in Division 1. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
St. John's is 88th in the country with 75.6 points per game this year. They are 298th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 328th in the nation. They are 32nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.2 boards per game, and 98th in assists per contest with 14.4. The Red Storm are 279th in turnovers per game with 12.2. The Red Storm surrender 67.8 points per contest, which ranks them 149th in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 41st and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 238th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest and 343rd with 40.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Red Storm are 338th in country in forcing turnovers with 18.1 per game.
The Pirates are 108th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.7. In terms of pace they are 81st in the country with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 105th. As a team they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 111th in Division 1. Seton Hall is 201st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
St. John's is 336th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Red Storm have an offensive rating of 100.4, which is ranked 196th. They are 21st in D-1 in pace with 75.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 325th. As a unit they are 319th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 319th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/St. John's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take St. John's +4.5
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