St. John's vs Villanova Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/26/2020
Game: St. John's Red Storm vs Villanova Wildcats
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Location: Finneran Pavilion in Villanova, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Villanova -12
The St. John's Red Storm head to Finneran Pavilion to take on the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 12 point favorites.
St. John's heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-13. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 74.7 points per contest while giving up 71.2 per game. Villanova has an overall record of 21-6. They are averaging 73.9 points per game and surrendering 66.4, good for a point differential of 7.4.
Valuable St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 15-11-1 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 9-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 12-12-3 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 11-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
02/13/20 F Ian Steere Suspension is out indefinitely
02/11/20 G Mustapha Heron Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rasheem Dunn averages 12.6 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. LJ Figueroa comes into this game averaging 14.8 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Collin Gillespie averages 15.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Saddiq Bey scores 15.8 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Storm allow 71.2 points per contest which is 228th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 76th and 101st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.1 rebounds a game which ranks 347th, and they allow 14.3 assists per game which puts them in 287th place in D-1. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 338th in Division 1. St. John's averages 74.7 points per contest, which is 85th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 319th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 301st in the nation. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 295th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 66.4 points per game, which ranks them 95th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 208th and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 130th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 148th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 49th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest. Villanova is 104th in the country with 73.9 points per contest this season. They are 149th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 42nd in the country. They are 141st in the nation in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 45th in assists per game with 14.9. The Wildcats are 336th in turnovers per contest with 10.7.
The Red Storm are 210th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 13th in the country with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 333rd. As a team they are 332nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 300th in Division 1. St. John's is 343rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions.
Villanova is 333rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 108.7, which is ranked 40th. They are 259th in D-1 in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 69th. As a unit they are 64th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's +12 and over 146.5 total points
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