NCAAB

Penn State Nittany Lions vs St. John's Red Storm

Penn State
Nittany Lions
6 - 5
St. John's
Red Storm
5 - 6
December 18, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
 | Madison Square Garden

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Penn State
Nittany Lions
6 - 5
St. John's
Red Storm
5 - 6
December 18, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
 | Madison Square Garden
  • Madison Square Garden features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host St. John's Red Storm and the visiting Penn State Nittany Lions in college hoops betting odds action on Sunday.

    Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

    The St. John's Red Storm betting line opened as -5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at Sportsbook but the number may be on the move. Watch for the Sportsbook over/under total as well at Sportsbook.

    Penn State Nittany Lions vs St. John's Red Storm Matchup

    Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

    St. John's Red Storm battles the Penn State Nittany Lions, currently sitting with a 6-5 mark (5-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-5 for the St. John's Red Storm and 2-7 for the Penn State Nittany Lions.

    The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. John's Red Storm rated this week at No. 65 and the Penn State Nittany Lions sitting at No. 153.

    Statistical Matchup

    In the paint, the rebound battle will feature St. John's's No. 83-rated squad against Penn State's No. 203-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, St. John's rates No. 8 in the country with 10.45 per game, while their foes tonight, the Penn State Nittany Lions rank No. 162 nationally with 7.09 per match.

    Recent Outings Betting Recap

    Mike Watkins scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Nittany Lions to a win (they lost 81-73 to Pittsburgh at Prudential Center on Saturday).

    The Red Storm got 18 points from Shamorie Ponds, but it was LIU-Brooklyn that prevailed in a 74-73 final on Sunday at Barclays Center.

    Betting Trends
    • Penn State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
    • Penn State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
    • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Penn State's last 8 games
    • Penn State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
    • St. John's is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
    • St. John's is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
    • The total has gone OVER in 10 of St. John's's last 15 games
    • St. John's is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

    Next Betting Matchups

    Penn State home to Morgan State, Wednesday, December 21st
    St. John's at Syracuse, Wednesday, December 21st

Power Ranking
Penn State 44
St. John's 299
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Penn State Nittany Lions at St. John's Red Storm

Madison Square Garden features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host St. John's Red Storm and the visiting Penn State Nittany Lions in college hoops betting odds action on Sunday.

St. John's Red Storm battles the Penn State Nittany Lions, currently sitting with a 6-5 mark (5-4 ATS).

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Team Record
Penn State Nittany Lions
AllLast 10vs Conf
Record6-56-40-0
Home5-35-20-0
Away1-21-20-0
ATS5-45-40-0
ATS Home4-24-20-0
ATS Away1-21-20-0
Offense71.8270.900
Defense71.7370.200
Diff0.090.700
Team Record
St. John's Red Storm
AllLast 10vs Conf
Record5-64-60-0
Home4-23-20-0
Away1-41-40-0
ATS6-55-50-0
ATS Home4-23-20-0
ATS Away2-32-30-0
Offense77.7375.500
Defense70.6472.400
Diff7.093.100
Smart Chart
  • PENST
  • 64.61
  • 65.00
  • -0.39
  • 8.14
  • 26.06
  • 43.22
  • 73.46
  • 7.11
  • 4.69
  •  
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • Offensive Rebounds
  • Defensive Rebounds
  • Field Goal Percentage
  • Free Throw Percentage
  • Three Pointers
  • Steals
  • STJON
  • 79.59
  • 74.16
  • 5.43
  • 10.64
  • 25.88
  • 45.34
  • 67.68
  • 6.44
  • 7.86
Head to Head Summary

No data available.

Head to Head Detail
Search NCAAB DatabaseTeamsScoreATSO/UFG%REB3PTS
Nov 29, 2013PENST89+3.5 PENST137 OverSTJONSTJONSTJON
STJON82-3.5
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Injuries
Penn State Nittany Lions
  • No Injuries
Injuries
St. John's Red Storm
  • Montez Mathis G Is out for season, Toe
  • Rafael Pinzon G Is "?" Saturday vs Xavier, Ankle
Last 5 Games
Penn State Nittany Lions
DateOPPScoreSULineTotalATSFG%FT%3PTMLocation
Dec 10, 2016PITT73-81L+7145L/O35.8286.366Away
Dec 7, 2016GMASN66-85L-9140.5L/O36.0775.0010Home
Dec 3, 2016WRIGH72-50W-10147.5W/U41.6775.007Home
Nov 29, 2016GATEC67-60W-6.5145.5W/U42.6273.334Home
Nov 26, 2016GWASH74-68W+3.5146W/U41.6786.365Away
St. John's Red Storm
DateOPPScoreSULineTotalATSFG%FT%3PTMLocation
Dec 11, 2016LIU73-74L-14147.5L/U42.5969.239Away
Dec 8, 2016FORDM90-62W-5135W/O58.1878.5715Home
Dec 5, 2016CSNOR76-70W-10.5160L/U43.8666.6710Home
Dec 2, 2016TULAN95-75W-5145.5W/O55.0086.6716Away
Nov 29, 2016DELST72-79L-22143.5L/O38.24100.0012Home
Scoring Comparison
Penn State Nittany Lions
St. John's Red Storm

Scoring

Points Scored

64.61 79.59

Away vs. Home

60.21 81.25

Last 10 Games

70.90 75.50

Scoring Allowed

Points Allowed

65.00 74.16

Away vs. Home

71.65 66.36

Last 10 Games

70.20 72.40
Stats Comparison
Penn State Nittany Lions
St. John's Red Storm

Shooting

Field Goal %

43.22 45.34

Free Throw %

73.46 67.68

3 Pointers

7.11 6.44

Rebounds & Steals

Off. Rebounds

8.14 10.64

Def. Rebounds

26.06 25.88

Steals

4.69 7.86
Supergrid
StatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense64.6132474.16300
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense60.2133871.65300
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed33.2417938.13350
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense79.591265.0050
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense81.252966.3638
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed36.9011230.5926