St. John's Red Storm vs Creighton Bluejays Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/8/2020
Game: St. John's Red Storm vs Creighton Bluejays
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE
Odds/Point Spread: Creighton -7
The St. John's Red Storm head to CHI Health Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 7 point favorites.
St. John's heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 74.7 points per contest while giving up 69.7 per game. Creighton has an overall mark of 17-6. They are averaging 76.6 points per contest and giving up 68.8, which is a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 14-8-1 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 6-17-0 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 12-9-1 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 9-11-2 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/29/19 G Davion Mintz Ankle is out for season
11/05/19 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out indefinitely
02/05/20 G Shereef Mitchell Undisclosed is questionable
Mustapha Heron averages 13.9 points per contest in 25.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 2.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. LJ Figueroa comes into this game averaging 14.8 points per contest while playing 28.0 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Marcus Zegarowski averages 15.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes 5.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Ty-Shon Alexander scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 69.7 points per contest which is 193rd in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 99th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.1 rebounds a game which ranks 347th, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 254th place in D-1. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in Division 1. St. John's averages 74.7 points per contest, which is 93rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 300th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 313th in the nation. They average 39.6 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 273rd with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays give up 68.8 points per game, which ranks them 163rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 124th and 47th in those defensive statistics. They rank 174th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 273rd with 37.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 89th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest. Creighton is 56th in the country with 76.6 points per contest this season. They are 60th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 36th in the country. They are 196th in the nation in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 55th in assists per game with 14.9. The Bluejays are 334th in turnovers per contest with 11.0.
The Red Storm are 225th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.4. In terms of pace they are 15th in the country with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 329th. As a team they are 326th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 304th in Division 1. St. John's is 336th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 333rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 38th in the country in offensive rating with 109. In terms of pace they are 156th in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 38th. As a team they are 39th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 75th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's +7 and over 148 total points
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