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St. John's Red Storm vs Villanova Wildcats NCAA College Basketball Betting

Villanova looks to cover the Wildcats-Red Storm pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 21-3 mark when they host St. John's in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the St. John's Red Storm before tip-off in this one found them as 26-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

St. John's Red Storm vs Villanova Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Villanova Wildcats battles the St. John's Red Storm, currently sitting with a 7-18 mark (9-16 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 10-13 for the Villanova Wildcats and 12-13 for the St. John's Red Storm.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-ranked Villanova Wildcats and the No. 302-rated St. John's Red Storm in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Villanova has the nation's No. 98-rated offensive output, at 75.88 PPG. The visiting St. John's Red Storm defense ranks No. 208 allowing on average 75.92 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 46.07% so far, more than the Villanova Red Storm marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.45% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Storm were hammered by Georgetown on Monday, losing by a 92-67 final at Verizon Center in college basketball betting action.

The Wildcats blew out DePaul on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 86-59 win at Allstate Arena.

Betting Trends
  • St. John's is 6-14 ATS in its last 20 games
  • St. John's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • St. John's is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • St. John's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Villanova is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
  • Villanova is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Villanova is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Villanova's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. John's home to DePaul, Wednesday, February 17th
Villanova at Temple, Wednesday, February 17th