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St. John's Red Storm vs Marquette Golden Eagles Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Marquette Golden EaglesSt. John's Red Storm
March 9, 2:00 PM | Madison Square Garden

Marquette Golden Eagles vs St. John's Red Storm Odds

22-7TEAM RECORD16-13

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the St. John's Red Storm try to run the Marquette Golden Eagles off the court at Madison Square Garden in college hoops action.

The Red Storm currently sports a 16-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-12 ATS. The Golden Eagles are 22-7 and 13-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Red Storm produce a 10-12-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Golden Eagles have gone 13-12 against the number.

View Marquette vs St Johns Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the St. John's Red Storm as 4-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Red Storm at No. 76 and the Golden Eagles at No. 41 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-65 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. John's's No. 220-ranked offense, averaging 65.7 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 65 at 62.2 PPG. The Red Storm field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.8% per game.

Defensively, Marquette features the nation's No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.2 points per game. St. John's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 241 nationally in scoring at home.

Marquette won its last outing, a 60-54 result against Rutgers on March 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. The Golden Eagles got 22 points from Vander Blue as Marquette ran past Rutgers 60-54 on Tuesday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

St. John's was a 66-40 loser in its last match on the road against Notre Dame. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. The Red Storm were hammered by Notre Dame on Tuesday, losing by a 66-40 final at Joyce Center in college basketball betting action.

Marquette Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Rutgers are 5-2
After a win are 6-4

St. John's Red Storm Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Notre Dame are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Golden Eagles at Red Storm trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marquette's last 5 games on the road
Marquette is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
St. John's is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. John's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. John's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. John's last 6 games when playing Marquette