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St. John's Red Storm vs. DePaul Blue Demons - 1/11/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

DePaul Blue Demons at St. John's Red Storm
Date & Time Saturday January 11, 2020, 12:00 PM (EST)
Madison Square Garden
New York, NY
The Line
SJU -4, O/U 147
TV Channel
Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons travel to New York, NY on Saturday for a game against the St. John’s Red Storm in a matchup of two teams from the Big East Conference.  In their last game, DePaul was defeated by Providence by the score of 66-65.  Paul Reed led the Blue Demons in points in the game with 24 while shooting 10 of 15 from the field and 4 of 5 from the free throw line.  Reed also led DePaul in rebounds in the game with 10, including 5 coming offensively.  Charlie Moore was the Blue Demons leader in assists in the game as he recorded 5 while playing a total of 34 minutes against Providence. 

After the loss to Providence, DePaul is now 12-3 on the season, but 0-2 in conference play.  Paul Reed has been DePaul’s leading scorer on the season as he has averaged 16.1 points per game.  Reed is also the Blue Demons leading rebounder on the year as he has averaged 11.1 rebounds per game, including 3.1 offensive rebounds per game.  Charlie Moore is DePaul’s assists leader so far this season as he has averaged 6.4 per game. 

The St. John’s Red Storm welcome the DePaul Blue Demons to town on Saturday after losing their last game to Georgetown by the score of 87-66.  L.J. Figueroa led the Red Storm in points in the game with 23 while shooting 8 of 23 from the field and 3 of 4 from the free throwline.  Rasheem Dunn led St. John’s in rebounds in the game, pulling in a total of 9, including 2 offensively.  Dunn also led the Red Storm in assists in the game against Georgetown with 4, while playing a total of 31 minutes. 

The loss to Georgetown dropped St. John’s record to 11-5 on the season and 0-3 in conference play.  L.J. Figueroa has been the leading scorer for the Red Storm this season as he has averaged 15.1 points per game.  Josh Roberts has been the leading rebounder on the season for St. John’s as he has averaged 7.3 per game, including 3.2 offensive rebounds per game.  The assists leader on the season for the Red Storm is Rasheem Dunn who has averaged 6.4 assists per game.

The DePaul Blue Demons have scored an average of 75.6 points per game this season while allowing 66.1 points per game.  The St. Johns Red Storm have scored 76.8 points per game on the year while allowing 68.1 points per game.  In their last 5 games, DePaul is 3-2 but have lost 2 games in a row while St. John’s is 2-3 and has lost 3 games in a row.  DePaul is 1-4-1 against the spread in their last 6 games. St. John's is 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games when playing at home against DePaul.The total has gone over in 4 of DePaul's last 5 games. The total has gone under in 5 of St. John's' last 5 games. The total has gone over in 8 of St. John's' last 10 games against DePaul.  The Blue Demons have won 2 of the last 3 games against St. John’s and has won by the average score of 81.67-78.67.  I will be going with the Blue Demons in this one.  DePaul wins 72-68 and beats the spread. 

DePaul Blue Demons +4
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