Postseason NIT - Red Storm open as college hoops underdog vs Hawks
St. John's Red Storm vs Saint Joseph's Hawks Odds
Hagan Arena will host Saint Joseph's Hawks vs. St. John's Red Storm action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Red Storm will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 13-13 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Hawks are 13-14-1 ATS. St. John's is 11-13-1 against the total, while Saint Joseph's is 12-14 versus the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Saint Joseph's Hawks as 7-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 89-rated St. John's taking on the No. 67-rated Hawks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 69-65 win for the Hawks on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Red Storm rank No. 88 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.6 per game. That compares with Saint Joseph's’s No. 170 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Saint Joseph's is college basketball's No. 78-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Red Storm rate No. 341 with 3.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, St. John's owns the country's No. 202-rated mark, allowing 70.7 points per game on the highway. Saint Joseph's, on the other hand, rates No. 159 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Villanova was a 66-53 winner at home against St. John's. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. Villanova got 18 points from Mouphtaou Yarou en route to a 66-53 victory over St. John's on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
Last time out for Saint Joseph's, they were an 82-79 loser as they battled Virginia Commonwealth on the road. They covered in the match as an 8-point underdog. Carl Jones went off for 29 points and added 1 rebound but it wasn't enough as Virginia Commonwealth handed Saint Joseph's an 82-79 defeat at Barclays Center.
St. John's Red Storm Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Villanova are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Saint Joseph's Hawks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After playing Virginia Commonwealth are 1-0
After a loss are 8-2
A few Red Storm at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. John's last 8 games on the road
St. John's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Saint Joseph's is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saint Joseph's last 6 games