St. John's Red Storm vs Seton Hall Pirates Prediction, 12/31/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: St. John's Red Storm vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
TV: Youtube TV
The Seton Hall Pirates (7-7) will play the St. John's Red Storm (11-2) at Prudential Center on Saturday.
The St. John's Red Storm took the court against Villanova and took a loss by a score of 78-63 in their last contest. St. John's finished the game having earned a 36.0% FG percentage (27 out of 75) and knocked down 6 out of their 25 shots from 3-point land. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Red Storm converted 3 of their 6 tries for a rate of 50.0%. With respect to pulling down boards, they collected 37 with 10 of them being offensive. They also recorded 18 assists for this contest while creating 11 turnovers and getting 7 steals. In the matter of defending, St. John's allowed their opponent to shoot 47.5% from the field on 28 of 59 shooting. Villanova distributed 12 dimes and had 7 steals for this game. Furthermore, Villanova pulled down 37 rebounds (4 offensive, 33 defensive), but didn't have a block. Villanova finished the game at 94.1% at the charity stripe by burying 16 of their 17 shots. They also made 6 out of their 19 tries from 3-point land. Regarding fouls, the Red Storm ended up with 16 while Villanova accounted for 10 fouls.
Joel Soriano is someone who played a role in the game. He ended up finishing with 17 points on 7 of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 30 mins and collected 13 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 58.3% from the floor but wasn't able to get an assist.
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St. John's will enter this matchup with a record of 11-2 on the year. They are giving up possession 13.6 times per game and as a unit they are committing 15.5 fouls every game. As a unit, St. John's is pulling down 42.6 rebounds per game and has accounted for 213 assists for the season, which is 32nd in the country in terms of passing the rock. The Red Storm are hitting 30.6% on shots from distance (79 of 258) and 70.6% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 79.5 points per outing (51st in the nation) while connecting on 46.1% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Red Storm are able to force 15.2 turnovers per game while drawing 15.2 personal fouls. They are giving up 31.5% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 174th in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (68.4). The Red Storm defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 41.3% (327 of 792) and they relinquish 34.0 boards per contest as a basketball team. They rank 257th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 174 surrendered for the year.
For their last game, the Seton Hall Pirates walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 83-69 when they played Marquette. In relation to rebounding, Seton Hall allowed Marquette to grab 29 in all (8 offensive). They shot 36.0% from three-point range via 9 of 25 and finished the game at 8 out of 11 at the free throw line (72.7%). The Pirates allowed Marquette to make 33 of their 61 tries from the field which had them at 54.1% in the matchup. Overall, the Pirates went 25 out of 54 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.3%. Regarding 3-pointers, Seton Hall converted 7 of their 23 attempts (30.4%). They were able to knock down 12 of the free throw tries for a rate of 54.5%. Marquette had 16 fouls for the contest which took the Pirates to the charity stripe for a total of 22 tries. They coughed up the ball 12 times, while getting 5 steals in this contest. The Pirates collected 21 defensive boards and 13 offensive boards for a total of 34 for this game.
Dre Davis was important for the Pirates for the matchup. He tallied 15 points in his 23 mins of playing time, but wasn't able to notch an assist. He made 6 of 7 for the game for a field goal rate of 85.7%, and had 3 rebounds.
Seton Hall has a win-loss record of 7-7 for the year. The Pirates are committing 18.9 fouls per contest and they connect on 66.8% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 12.1 times per contest (289th in college hoops) and they are losing possession via turnover 15.5 times per game. Seton Hall has accounted for 961 points for the year (68.6 per game) and they average 36.9 boards per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Pirates are connecting on 43.4% from the field, which is ranked 252nd in D-1.
The Pirates on the defensive end are ranked 68th in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 63.9. They are forcing their opponents into 14.6 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 40.4% from the field (73rd in college hoops). The Seton Hall defense gives up 28.7% on shots from beyond the arc (77 of 268) and their opponents are making 70.4% of their free throw attempts. They allow 12.1 dimes and 33.9 rebounds per game, which is ranked 155th and 178th in Division 1.
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