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Providence Friars Open as College Basketball Underdog vs St. John's Red Storm

Providence Friars

vs

St. John's Red Storm
Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Madison Square Garden

The Providence Friars hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Madison Square Garden against the St. John's Red Storm.

Providence Friars vs St. John's Red Storm Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Providence Friars were listed as 3-point underdogs at many online Sportsbooks, including the odds makers at 5Dimes.

Providence Friars vs St. John's Red Storm Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Providence Friars have watched them go 16-5 and 12-5-3 ATS on the college basketball season, while the St. John's Red Storm are at 13-7 and 7-10-1 ATS. In totals betting, the St. John's Red Storm are 8-9-1, while the Providence Friars have a 11-7 mark.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 158-rated St. John's Red Storm and the No. 58-ranked Providence Friars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Providence Friars vs St. John's Red Storm Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features St. John's's No. 73-ranked scoring average of 71.05 PPG, against a Providence Friars defense rated No. 93 and allowing 63.57 PPG. The St. John's Red Storm FG% has averaged 44.24% to date this season, less than the Providence Friars shooters have managed so far (44.63% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Friars got a terrific 27-point effort from Kris Dunn as Providence defeated DePaul 83-72 on Thursday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

The Red Storm got 18 points from D'Angelo Harrison, but it was Creighton that prevailed in a 77-74 final on Wednesday at CenturyLink Center.

Providence Friars vs St. John's Red Storm Betting Odds Trends

Providence is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Providence is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Providence is 8-2-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Providence is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing St. John's
St. John's is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
St. John's is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. John's's last 9 games
St. John's is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Providence at Georgetown, Wednesday, February 4th
St. John's at Butler, Tuesday, February 3rd

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