Seton Hall at St. John's: 3/6/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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St. John's Red Storm (15-10) vs Seton Hall Pirates (13-11)
Game Info: Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Carnesecca Arena)
Betting Odds: St. John's Red Storm -1.5 -- Over/Under: 152.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Seton Hall Pirates and St. John’s Red Storm face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Carnesecca Arena.
The Seton Hall Pirates come into this game with a 13-11 record overall but they have lost three games in a row. In the last game against UConn, the offense could only manage 68 points and that led to the defeat. Seton Hall on the season is averaging 71.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.4 points per game. Seton Hall is averaging 44.6 percent from the field and 32.3 percent from behind the three point line. Forward Sandro Mamukelashvili has been the best player for Seton Hall averaging 17.9 points while shooting 45 percent from the field and 34.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the St. John’s Red Storm who sit with a 15-10 record overall but they have lost two of their last three games. In the last game against Providence, they finally got it back on the right track scoring 81 points and that led to the victory. St. John’s on the season is averaging 79.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 77 points per game. St. John’s is shooting 45 percent from the field. Julian Champagnie has been the best player for St. John’s this season averaging 19.8 points while shooting 43.8 percent from the field.
Seton Hall is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 road games. St. John’s is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight home games. The home team is 20-6 against the spread in their last 26 meetings against St. John’s.
At this point Seton Hall can’t be trusted, and St. John’s is going to have no issues coming away with a cover of the spread. Over the last five games, Seton Hall is averaging only 60.4 points per game and their offense is going to struggle to score in this game. Back St. John’s against the spread.