Florida Gulf Coast Eagles take on Red Storm in NCAA basketball test
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs St. John's Red Storm Odds
The St. John's Red Storm will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles at Carnesecca Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Red Storm sit at 3-2 (2-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Eagles are currently 4-2 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? St. John's is 2-1 OU, and Florida Gulf Coast is 1-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Storm sit at No. 237 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eagles sit at No. 208 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Eagles will win this game 69-68.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature St. John's's No. 238-rated squad against Florida Gulf Coast's No. 177-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, St. John's rates No. 317 in the country with 3.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 238 nationally with 5.3 per match.
Defensively, Florida Gulf Coast features the nation's No. 318-rated defense on the road, allowing 84 points per game. St. John's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 221 nationally in scoring at home.
Florida Gulf Coast was a 72-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Toledo. Florida Gulf Coast earned a 72-66 victory over Toledo on Thursday, getting 22 points from Sherwood Brown at Alico Arena.
St. John's was a 65-53 winner in their most recent outing at home against Holy Cross. St. John's earned a 65-53 victory over Holy Cross on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Jakarr Sampson at Carnesecca Arena.
St. John's Red Storm Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Holy Cross are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Eagles at Red Storm trends to consider:
St. John's is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Florida Gulf Coast at Samford, Wednesday, November 28
St. John's home to South Carolina, Thursday, November 29