LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds vs St. John's Red Storm Prediction, 11/29/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds vs St. John's Red Storm
Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Location: Carnesecca Arena in Jamaica, NY
TV: Hulu Live TV
Carnesecca Arena is the site where the St. John's Red Storm (7-0) will go up against the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (1-4) on Tuesday.
The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds played Northern Illinois and took a loss by a final of 86-61 in their last game. LIU Brooklyn ended the contest with a 34.0% field goal percentage (17 out of 50) and made 3 of their 11 3-pointers. At the free throw line, the Blackbirds made 24 of 32 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. Concerning rebounding, they collected 26 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 5 dimes in this game while forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and earning 4 steals. In the matter of the defense, LIU Brooklyn let their opponent shoot 54.1% from the field on 33 of 61 shooting. Northern Illinois doled out 17 assists and had 6 steals for this contest. Furthermore, Northern Illinois grabbed 37 boards (8 offensive, 29 defensive), but didn't have a block. Northern Illinois finished the contest at 60.0% at the free throw line by burying 9 of 15 shots. They also buried 11 of 23 shots from distance. In reference to fouls, the Blackbirds finished with 19 while Northern Illinois accumulated 26 fouls.
Quion Burns is someone who was a major contributor for the matchup. He racked up 12 points on 4 of 10 shooting. He was on the court for 35 minutes and collected 4 boards. He finished 40.0% from the floor and also earned 1 assist.
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LIU Brooklyn heads into this game with a mark of 1-4 on the season. They average 67.2 pts per contest (287th in Division 1) while shooting 39.4% from the floor. The Blackbirds are connecting on 35.1% on shots from downtown (34 of 97) and 65.3% from the free throw line. As a team, LIU Brooklyn is collecting 39.0 boards per game and has accounted for 67 assists for the season, which is 325th in D-1 in terms of passing. They turn it over 17.4 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 17.6 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end of the court, the Blackbirds have forced 13.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.4 personal fouls. They are 168th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 80 relinquished this season. The Blackbirds defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 42.2% (138 of 327) and they concede 42.4 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are conceding 31.0% on three-point shots and they are ranked 330th in Division 1 in opponents points per game (77.6).
When they last stepped on the court, the St. John's Red Storm got the win with a final of 78-70 when they faced Niagara. When discussing how they rebounded, St. John's permitted Niagara to get 40 in total (6 offensive). They finished 41.7% from 3-point land by shooting 10 out of 24 and finished the contest at 12 of 16 from the charity stripe (75.0%). The Red Storm allowed Niagara to convert 24 of 60 attempts from the field which left them shooting 40.0% for this game. When this game wrapped up, the Red Storm went 26 out of 66 from the field which had them sitting at 39.4%. When it comes to three-point attempts, St. John's knocked down 3 of their 15 tries (20.0%). They were able to knock down 23 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 60.5%. Niagara committed 24 fouls for this game which got the Red Storm to the free throw line for 38 attempts. They also coughed it up 7 times, while recording 10 steals in this game. The Red Storm were able to snag 27 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 40 in the game.
Joel Soriano ended up being a major contributor for the Red Storm for the contest. He buried 7 of 14 in this contest for a rate of 50.0%, and had 19 rebounds. He racked up 21 points in his 33 minutes on the hardwood, but wasn't able to tally an assist.
St. John's has a mark of 7-0 this season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Red Storm are shooting 46.8% from the floor, which is ranked 98th in college hoops. St. John's has 573 points on the year (81.9 per game) and they snag 42.7 rebounds per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 16.7 times per game (39th in college hoops) and they cough up possession 13.7 times per contest. The Red Storm commit 16.0 personal fouls per game and they shoot 69.4% from the free throw line.
The Red Storm defensively are ranked 159th in Division 1 in points given up per game with 67.9. They are able to force 16.3 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 40.4% from the floor (106th in D-1). The St. John's defense surrenders 30.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (56 of 182) and their opponents are knocking down 70.2% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 13.7 dimes and 34.4 boards on a nightly basis, which is 267th and 181st in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take LIU Brooklyn
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