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College Basketball Matchup - Connecticut Huskies St. John's Red Storm Odds Preview

St. John's Red StormConnecticut Huskies
Dec 31, 12:00 PM | Gampel Pavilion

St. John's Red Storm vs Connecticut Huskies Odds


The St. John's Red Storm will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Huskies in Connecticut at Gampel Pavilion on Saturday in college basketball action.

The Huskies currently sports a 11-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-5 ATS. The Red Storm are 7-5 and 4-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies produce a 2-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Red Storm have gone 4-5 against the number.

View St Johns vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Connecticut in this one will find them as 14.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 253-rated St. John's taking on the No. 49-rated Huskies in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 79-71 win for the Huskies on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Connecticut's No. 84-ranked offense, averaging 73.9 PPG, against a Red Storm defense that ranks No. 146 at 65.3 PPG. The Huskies field goal percentage has averaged 48.8% so far, more than the Red Storm marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.6% per game.

Defensively, St. John's features the nation's No. 251-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 126 nationally in scoring at home.

St. John's was a 91-67 winner in its last match at home against Providence. They covered the 2.5–point spread as favorites. The battle between the Red Storm and Friars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Providence was handed a 91-67 defeat on Tuesday at Carnesecca Arena.

In their last action, Connecticut was a 60-57 winner on the road against South Florida. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as favorites. Connecticut got 23 points from Jeremy Lamb en route to a 60-57 victory over South Florida on Wednesday at Sun Dome.

St. John's Red Storm Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-5
Before playing Louisville are 3-6
After playing Providence are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-1
Before playing Seton Hall are 8-2
After playing South Florida are 3-3
After a win are 9-1

A few Red Storm at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. John's last 5 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. John's last 6 games on the road
St. John's is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. John's is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Connecticut is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against St. John's
Connecticut is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing St. John's

Next up:
St. John's home to Louisville, Tuesday, January 3
Connecticut at Seton Hall, Tuesday, January 3