Dartmouth Big Green vs Red Storm College Hoops Game Preview

Dartmouth Big Green St. John's Red Storm
7-7 January 18, 2014, 06:00 | Carnesecca Arena 9-8



The St. John's Red Storm will hit the floor running against the visiting Dartmouth Big Green Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Red Storm currently sports a 9-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-12 ATS. The Big Green are 7-7 and 2-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Red Storm produce a 9-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Big Green have gone 2-2-1 against the number.

View Dartmouth Big Green vs St. John's Red Storm Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Red Storm in this one found them listed as -14.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Big Green was expected to move the line.

This game matches up the No. 86 (Red Storm) and the No. 108 (Big Green) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Dartmouth lost its last outing, a 61-45 result against Harvard on January 11. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point underdog. Dartmouth suffered a 61-45 loss against Harvard on Saturday, getting 23 points from Gabas Maldunas in a losing effort at Lavietes Pavilion.

Last time out for St. John's, they were an 84-83 loser as they battled Providence at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite. St. John's got 16 points from Jakarr Sampson but lost anyway, 84-83, to Providence on Thursday at Carnesecca Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. John's's No. 122-ranked scoring average of 73.47 PPG, against a Big Green defense rated No. 26 and allowing 62.5 PPG. The Red Storm FG% has averaged 43.83% to date this season, less than the Big Green shooters have managed so far (47.64% per game).

A few Big Green at Red Storm trends to consider:
Dartmouth is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. John's is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
St. John's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. John's's last 5 games
St. John's is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home


Next up:
Dartmouth home to Harvard, Sunday, January 26th
St. John's at Seton Hall, Thursday, January 23rd
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