St. John's Red Storm vs Marquette Golden Eagles NCAAB Betting Prediction

St. John’s Red Storm vs Marquette Prediction 2/10/2024

The St. John’s Red Storm (14-9) travel to face off against the Marquette Golden Eagles (17-5) on Saturday, February 10th. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on FS1. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 6:00 ET.

St. John’s Red Storm vs Marquette Golden Eagles

The St. John’s Red Storm Are Coming Off A Win

St. John’s will be looking to snap a two-game road losing streak tonight when they take on Marquette. So far this season, the Red Storm are 4-5 on the road compared to 10-3 at home. In their last game, they defeated DePaul, 85-57.

Overall, St. John’s is 14-9, including a 6-5 record in Big East play. They have been the underdog in seven games this season, going 2-5 in those matchups. For the year, they have an average scoring margin of -0.3 points per game on the road.

St. John’s has an ATS record of 12-10 this season, including a road ATS mark of 5-4. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Red Storm are 6-4 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 5-4 this season and 3-1 over their last five road games.

Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in St. John’s games this season (149.2). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and their games this year have averaged 147.2 points.

The Marquette Golden Eagles Are Coming Off A Win

Marquette enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 17 of their 22 games this season. They are 13-4 when favored, and they have gone 12-2 at home this season, compared to 5-3 on the road.

The Golden Eagles have won six straight games, and they are 8-2 in their last 10 games at home. In their last game, they defeated Georgetown by a score of 91-57.

As the favorite, Marquette has gone 8-9 against the spread this season and they have an overall ATS record of 12-9-1. At home, their ATS mark is 8-5-1 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have a 5-5 ATS record.

Marquette’s over/under record for the season sits at 8-14, and the average over/under line in their games is 148.3. Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their games this year of 146.1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points, and their OU record in those games is 1-2.

St. John’s Offense Breakdown

St. John’s’ offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 85 points against DePaul. They had an overall field goal percentage of 42% and made 12/15 free throws. In terms of offense, the Red Storm have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, putting them 249th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 306th in percentage and 232nd in three-pointers made.

Joel Soriano (C) 15.9 9.6 1.3
Daniss Jenkins (G) 13.9 3.8 5.5
Jordan Dingle (G) 10.8 2.1 1.6

Marquette Offense Breakdown

Marquette is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 91 points versus Georgetown. This output is higher than their season-average of 78.5 points per game. The top scorer for the Golden Eagles was Kam Jones with 31 points, while Tyler Kolek also chipped in with 17 points.

Tyler Kolek (G) 15.1 4.8 7.2
Oso Ighodaro (F) 14.4 7.3 2.6
Kam Jones (G) 14.7 2.6 2.2

St. John’s Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the St. John’s defense is giving up an average of 70.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. DePaul, the Blue Demons finished with a field goal percentage of 42% and a total of 57 points vs. St. John’s.

Marquette Team Defense

This season, the Marquette defense has been impressive, holding the 76th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.7 points per contest. So far, the Marquette defense is giving up an average of 8.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.1 times per game (427th).

Red Storm vs Golden Eagles Trends

  • Across the Red Storm last three road games, the team averaged 69 points per game while allowing 78. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-1, while going 0-3 straight-up.
  • Across their last three home contests, Marquette has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 87 points per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Red Storm have an ATS mark of just 1-2 in their last three games. St. John’s posted a straight up mark of 0-3 in these matchups.
  • Marquette has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.

Red Storm vs Golden Eagles Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Golden Eagles vs. Golden Eagles game, our recommendation is to take the Golden Eagles at -8.5. Despite our model showing the Golden Eagles winning 75-69, we like Red Storm as our point-spread pick.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 152.5, and our model projects the Red Storm and Golden Eagles to reach a combined total of 144 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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