Lafayette Leopards vs St. John's Red Storm Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Lafayette Leopards vs St. John's Red Storm
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Carnesecca Arena in Jamaica, NY
The Lafayette Leopards (0-1) are headed to Carnesecca Arena on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the St. John's Red Storm (1-0).
The Lafayette Leopards faced Miami and went home with a loss by a final score of 67-54 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Leopards ended up finishing with 21 and Miami finished the game with 17 personal fouls. They also converted 10 out of their 34 tries from distance. Miami finished shooting 60.0% from the charity stripe by making 15 of their 25 shots. Moreover, Miami snagged 43 rebounds (17 offensive, 26 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Miami dished out 13 assists and had 9 steals in the matchup. With regard to defense, Lafayette allowed the other team to shoot 36.2% from the floor on 21 out of 58 shooting. They also distributed 14 assists for this game while forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and getting 4 steals. When discussing rebounding, they collected a total of 32 with 8 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Leopards made 6 of their 16 shots for a percentage of 37.5%. Lafayette walked away from the game having earned a 36.5% FG percentage (19 out of 52) and converted 10 of 34 3-pointers.
CJ Fulton is one guy who was a factor in this matchup. He finished 66.7% from the field and also recorded 1 assist. He saw the court for 28 minutes and also pulled down 4 boards. He finished with 17 points on 6 out of 9 shooting.
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Lafayette will take the court with a mark of 0-1 for the campaign. They have an average of 54.0 points per contest (334th in D-1) while shooting 36.5% from the field. The Leopards are shooting 29.4% on shots from downtown (10 of 34) and 37.5% from the free throw line. As a team, Lafayette is pulling in 34.0 rebounds per game and has totaled 14 dimes for the season, which ranks 229th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 14.0 times per game and as a group they are committing 21.0 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Leopards are forcing their opponents into 9.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.0 personal fouls. They are conceding 29.4% on 3-point shots while they are 194th in the nation in opponents PPG (67.0). The Leopards defensively are giving up a field goal percentage of 36.2% (21 of 58) and they concede 46.0 boards per game as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 175th in college hoops in allowing assists with 13 surrendered on the year.
When they last played, the St. John's Red Storm got the victory with a final of 97-72 when they played Merrimack. The Red Storm were able to collect 32 defensive boards and 14 offensive boards for a total of 46 in the matchup. They coughed up the ball 29 times, while earning 14 steals in the matchup. Merrimack committed 15 fouls in this game which got the Red Storm to the charity stripe for 15 shots. They were able to convert 13 of them for a percentage of 86.7%. When discussing shots from distance, St. John's converted 10 of 26 attempts (38.5%). When the game finished, the Red Storm went 37 for 65 from the field which had them sitting at 56.9%. The Red Storm allowed Merrimack to convert 25 of their 65 tries from the field which left them shooting 38.5% for this contest. They finished shooting 20.7% from 3-point land via 6 out of 29 and walked away from this one shooting 16 out of 22 from the free throw line (72.7%). When discussing how they cleaned up the glass, St. John's allowed Merrimack to snag 24 in total (9 on the offensive side).
David Jones ended up being important for the Red Storm for this contest. He converted 8 of 16 in this matchup for a rate of 50.0%, and accounted for 10 rebounds. He accumulated 21 points in his 24 mins of playing time and earned 4 dimes in this contest.
St. John's has a record of 1-0 for the year. The Red Storm are committing 21.0 fouls per contest and they hit 86.7% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 22.0 times per contest (29th in college basketball) and they cough up possession 29.0 times per game. St. John's has scored 97 points so far this season and they average 47.0 rebounds per contest. As an offense, the Red Storm are connecting on 56.9% from the field, which is ranked 21st in Division 1.
The St. John's defense gives up 20.7% from downtown (6 of 29) and their opponents are making 72.7% of their foul shots. They give up 16.0 assists and 26.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 310th and 29th in college hoops. The Red Storm are ranked 234th in college hoops in PPG given up with 72.0. They are forcing their opponents into 21.0 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 38.5% from the field (145th in college hoops).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take St. John's and under the total points
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