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St. John's Red Storm vs Syracuse Orange Betting Preview

Syracuse OrangeSt. John's Red Storm
Feb 4, 12:00 PM | Carnesecca Arena

Syracuse Orange vs St. John's Red Storm Odds

22-1TEAM RECORD10-12

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Orange of Syracuse hit the hard court against the Red Storm of St. John's.

The Red Storm are 10-12 so far on the season, and 8-10-1 ATS vs. the number. The Orange, meanwhile, are 22-1 and 13-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen St. John's go 10-9 and the Orange go 10-12 on the totals.

View Syracuse vs St Johns Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, St. John's sat as 12-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Storm sit at No. 174 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Orange sit at No. 5 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Orange will win this game 86-67.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Orange is ranked No. 131 in NCAA hoops at 35.5 per game. Contrast that with St. John's’s No. 148 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, St. John's is the No. 338-ranked team in the country at 3.9 per game, while Syracuse rates No. 146 at 6.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Syracuse owns the country's No. 92-rated mark, allowing 66.5 points per game on the highway. St. John's, on the other hand, rates No. 219 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Syracuse, they were a 63-61 winner as they battled West Virginia at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point favorite. Brandon Triche scored 18 points leading the Orange to a 63-61 victory over West Virginia at Carrier Dome on Saturday.

St. John's was an 87-81 winner in their most recent outing on the road against DePaul. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. D'Angelo Harrison went off for 29 points and added 5 rebounds, leading St. John's over DePaul, 87-81, on Wednesday at Allstate Arena.

Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Georgetown are 5-5
After playing West Virginia are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

St. John's Red Storm Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-7
After playing DePaul are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Orange at Red Storm trends to consider:
Syracuse is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Syracuse is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against St. John's
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Syracuse's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. John's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. John's last 10 games when playing Syracuse
St. John's is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
St. John's is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Syracuse home to Georgetown, Wednesday, February 8
St. John's home to Cincinnati, Wednesday, February 8