St. John's vs Georgetown Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 3/11/2020
Game: St. John's Red Storm vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown +1
The St. John's Red Storm travel to Madison Square Garden to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has St. John's as 1 point favorites.
St. John's comes into this game with an overall record of 16-15. They currently have a point differential of 2.7 as they are averaging 74.6 points per game while giving up 71.9 per contest. Georgetown has an overall record of 15-16. They are averaging 75.1 points per game and surrendering 73.8, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 18-12-1 against the spread
The St. John's Red Storm are 11-20-0 against the over/under
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 14-16-1 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 15-16-0 against the over/under
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
03/09/20 F Josh Roberts Shoulder is questionable Wednesday vs Georgetown
02/26/20 G Mustapha Heron Ankle is out for season
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/13/19 F Galen Alexander Personal is out for season
12/13/19 F Myron Gardner Personal is out for season
12/02/19 G James Akinjo Dismissed is out for season
12/02/19 F Josh LeBlanc Dismissed is out for season
03/09/20 C Omer Yurtseven Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs St. Johns
03/09/20 G Mac McClung Foot is questionable Wednesday vs St. Johns
03/01/20 C Malcolm Wlson Leg is out indefinitely
LJ Figueroa comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 66%. Rasheem Dunn averages 12.0 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Omer Yurtseven averages 15.8 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.0 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Mac McClung averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. John's averages 74.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 87th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 311th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 46th and 49th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 319th with 11.3 per game. The Red Storm allow 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 245th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 84th and 106th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.0 rebounds a game which ranks 346th and they give up 14.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 278th place in Division 1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown is 72nd in the country with 75.1 points per game this year. They are 177th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 77th in the nation. They are 55th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game, and 37th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Hoyas are 155th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Hoyas surrender 73.8 points per contest, which ranks them 286th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 204th and 323rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 326th with 15.4 assists allowed per contest and 173rd with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoyas are 190th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Red Storm are 203rd in the nation in offensive rating with 100.3. In terms of pace they are 19th in the country with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 327th. As a team they are 330th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 305th in Division 1. St. John's is 346th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 211th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 105, which is ranked 102nd. They are 68th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 221st. As a unit they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 310th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. John's/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgetown +1
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