St. John's vs. Seton Hall - 2/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seton Hall Pirates (15-11) at St. John's Red Storm (17-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Carnesecca Arena)
The Line: St. John's Red Storm -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports 1
The Seton Hall Pirates and St. John’s Red Storm meet Saturday at the Carnesecca Arena.
The Seton Hall Pirates could use a victory after losing five straight games. On the season, Seton Hall is averaging 68.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting and is allowing 66.4 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Isaiah Whitehead is averaging 12.4 points and 4.1 rebounds while Brandon Mobley is averaging 9.8 points and 5.5 rebounds. Angel Delgado is grabbing 9.8 rebounds and Khadeen Carrington is shooting 37.3 percent from the field. The Seton Hall Pirates have five players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 65.8 percent from the line and 34.8 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Seton Hall is allowing 27.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in seven of its last eight games.
The St. John’s Red Storm look to keep things rolling after winning four of their last six games. On the season, St. John’s is averaging 71.7 points on 44.6 percent shooting and is allowing 66.7 points on 40.4 percent shooting. D'Angelo Harrison is averaging 18.6 points and 5.7 rebounds while Rysheed Jordan is averaging 13.5 points and 2.8 assists. Sir'Dominic Pointer is grabbing 7.4 rebounds and Phil Greene IV is shooting 42.5 percent from the field. The St. John’s Red Storm have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 70.2 percent from the line and 34.3 percent from downtown. Defensively, St. John’s is allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in four of its last five games.
The Pirates are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Red Storm are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Pirates are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the home team is 11-2 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
Can't back Seton Hall with the tough stretch its been on, as the Pirates can't win a game or even cover lately. St. John's is solid on its home court and should win this one by double digits.