St. John's Red Storm vs Temple Owls Prediction, 11/21/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: St. John's Red Storm vs Temple Owls
Date: Monday, November 21, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Barclays Center is the site where the Temple Owls (2-2) will compete against the St. John's Red Storm (4-0) on Monday.
The St. John's Red Storm faced off with Nebraska and took home the win by a score of 70-50 in their last game. St. John's ended with a 39.2% FG percentage (29 of 74) and knocked down 5 of their 21 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the charity stripe, the Red Storm buried 7 of their 14 attempts for a rate of 50.0%. Concerning hauling in boards, they earned 47 with 19 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 14 assists for the game in addition to forcing 16 turnovers and getting 10 steals. In terms of defense, St. John's allowed the other team to shoot 29.7% from the floor on 19 out of 64 shooting. Nebraska dished out 9 dimes and had 5 steals in the game. Additionally, Nebraska collected 39 rebounds (16 offensive, 23 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Nebraska finished the contest at 50.0% at the free throw line by knocking down 7 of their 14 attempts. They converted 5 of their 27 attempts from distance. Regarding personal fouls, the Red Storm finished with 17 and Nebraska totaled 13 personal fouls.
Joel Soriano is a player who came through in this matchup. He finished 53.8% from the field but had no assists when the game ended. He was on the court for 32 mins and also totaled 18 boards. He accounted for 17 points on 7 of 13 shooting.
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St. John's enters this game with a win-loss record of 4-0 for the season. They average 85.3 points per outing (38th in D-1) on 50.4% from the field. The Red Storm are shooting 37.1% on 3-point shots (33 of 89) and 72.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, St. John's is pulling in 42.5 rebounds per game and has 74 dimes on the campaign, which ranks 49th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They cough up possession 14.8 times per contest and as a squad are committing 15.0 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Red Storm have forced 15.5 turnovers per game and they draw 14.3 fouls. They rank 238th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 53 conceded on the year. The Red Storm defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 40.0% (98 of 245) and they concede 32.0 boards per contest as a group. They surrender 29.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 137th in college basketball in points per game from their opponents (66.0).
In their last game, the Temple Owls walked away with a victory by a final of 72-66 when they faced Rutgers. The Owls were able to collect 28 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 36 for this contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 19 times, while recording 6 steals for this game. Rutgers committed 18 fouls for this game which took the Owls to the charity stripe for 20 attempts. They were able to convert 17 of them for a rate of 85.0%. In regard to shots from beyond the arc, Temple made 9 of their 29 attempts (31.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Owls went 23 out of 56 from the floor which gave them a rate of 41.1%. The Owls allowed Rutgers to knock down 23 out of 60 attempts from the floor which had them at 38.3% in this game. They finished 6.3% from three-point range via 1 of 16 and ended up going 19 out of 29 at the free throw line (65.5%). When it comes to cleaning the glass, Temple permitted Rutgers to get 33 in all (12 offensive).
Jamille Reynolds ended up having an impact for the Owls for the game. He converted 7 of 12 for this contest for a field goal rate of 58.3%, and earned 9 rebounds. He had 17 points in his 31 minutes of playing time, but didn't get an assist.
Temple has a record of 2-2 so far this season. As an offense, the Owls are connecting on 41.6% from the field, which ranks them 269th in college basketball. Temple has 300 points on the campaign (75.0 per game) and they pull down 36.0 rebounds per contest. They are earning an assist 12.8 times per game (227th in the country) and they are giving up possession 13.0 times per contest. The Owls are committing 19.8 fouls every game while shooting 79.8% from the charity stripe.
The Owls are ranked 280th in college hoops in points given up per game with 73.8. They have forced 10.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.9% from the floor (294th in D-1). The Temple defense allows 28.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (19 of 66) and their opposition knocks down 66.7% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 12.5 dimes and 36.0 boards per game, which is 194th and 238th in college hoops.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Temple
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