Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs St. John's Red Storm Odds
The St. John's Red Storm will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Madison Square Garden in NCAA basketball action.
The Red Storm currently sports a 9-7 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-7 ATS. The Fighting Irish are 14-2 and 8-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Red Storm produce a 4-5-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Fighting Irish have gone 7-3 against the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Red Storm in this one found them listed as 4.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Fighting Irish was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Red Storm, most recently No. 109 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Fighting Irish, who rate No. 59 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 82-69 victory for the Fighting Irish.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. John's's No. 181-ranked offense, averaging 67.9 PPG, against a Fighting Irish defense that ranks No. 66 at 61.1 PPG. The Red Storm field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Fighting Irish marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.8% per game.
Defensively, Notre Dame features the nation's No. 150-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. St. John's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 259 nationally in scoring at home.
Notre Dame was a 65-58 loser in its last match at home against Connecticut. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Notre Dame suffered a 65-58 loss against Connecticut on Saturday, getting 18 points from Eric Atkins in a losing effort at Joyce Center.
St. John's was a 67-51 loser in their most recent outing at home against Georgetown. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. The Red Storm endured a 67-51 loss at the hands of the Hoyas on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Jamal Branch at Madison Square Garden.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Rutgers are 5-5
After playing Connecticut are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
St. John's Red Storm Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing DePaul are 4-6
After playing Georgetown are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Fighting Irish at Red Storm trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Notre Dame's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. John's
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Notre Dame's last 10 games on the road
Notre Dame is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Notre Dame is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against St. John's
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. John's last 8 games when playing Notre Dame
St. John's is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Notre Dame
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. John's last 5 games when playing at home against Notre Dame
St. John's is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Notre Dame home to Rutgers, Saturday, January 19
St. John's at DePaul, Saturday, January 19