St. John's vs. Tulane - 12/28/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulane Green Wave (9-2) at St. John's Red Storm (10-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: St. John's Red Storm -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Fox Sports 1
The Tulane Green Wave and the St. John’s Red Storm face off on Sunday in Brooklyn in college basketball action.
The Tulane Green Wave are 9-2 this season but they are coming off of a loss on the road to Washington. Tulane averages 69.7 points and they shoot 45.8 percent while defensively they allow 62.6 points and their opponents shoot 43 percent. Louis Dabney leads the Green Wave averaging 12.5 points per game. Joy Hook is averaging 12 points, Jonathan Stark is averaging 11.3 points, and Payton Henson is averaging 7.6 points. Tulane is 8-1 at home this season.
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The St. John’s Red Storm is 10-1 this season and they are ranked 17th in the nation. St. John’s is averaging 68.5 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 56 points and their opponents are shooting 35.4 percent. D’Angelo Harrison leads the Red Storm averaging 18.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Rysheed Jordan is averaging 14.5 points, Phil Greene IV is averaging 11.5 points, and Sir’Dominic Pointer is averaging 10.4 points and 7.9 rebounds. St. John’s has won their last six games and they are 0-1 in neutral site games this season.
Tulane is 5-1 against the spread following a loss, 1-6 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage over .600. St. John’s is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 4-11-1 against the spread in their last 16 neutral site games, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five non-conference games.
This is virtually a home game for St. John’s but at the same time it is too many points so my pick here is Tulane.