St. John’s vs Dayton Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/17/23
St. John’s Red Storm (2-1) vs Dayton Flyers (2-1)
Game Info: Friday, November 17, 2023 at 2:00 pm (TD Arena)
Betting Odds: Dayton Flyers -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The St. John’s Red Storm and Dayton Flyers meet Friday in college basketball action at the TD Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
St. John’s Red Storm Betting Preview
The St. John’s Red Storm look to get off to a fast 3-1 start to the season. The St. John’s Red Storm beat North Texas by 1 point on Thursday. The St. John’s Red Storm are averaging 72 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Joel Soriano is averaging 18.5 points and 10 rebounds, while Daniss Jenkins is averaging 13.5 points and 5 assists. Jordan Dingle is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Ledlum is dishing 2 assists. The St. John’s Red Storm are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The St. John’s Red Storm are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.7 rebounds per game.
Dayton Flyers Betting Preview
The Dayton Flyers also look to win 3 of their first 4 games. The Dayton Flyers are coming off a win over LSU on Thursday. The Dayton Flyers are averaging 66.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 61.7 points on 44.1 percent shooting. DaRon Holmes II is averaging 18 points and 7.5 rebounds, while Koby Brea is averaging 10.5 points and 1 assist. Nate Santos is dishing 0.5 assists and Javon Bennett is grabbing 1 rebound. The Dayton Flyers are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Dayton Flyers are allowing 40.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28 rebounds per game.
The St. John’s Red Storm have to be pleased to the start of their season, and their one loss came to a decent Michigan side. However, St. John’s has been sluggish offensively, and nearly lost to North Texas yesterday. The Dayton Flyers have shown more consistency on the offensive side, and their comeback win over LSU is the sort of win that could be a confidence boost. Dayton was down double digits with 10 minutes left to lay. I'll side with Dayton and whatever the line is.