Vanderbilt Commodores vs. St. John's Red Storm - 11/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. John's Red Storm (3-0) at Vanderbilt Commodores (3-0)
College Basketball: Monday, November 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm (Lahaina Civic Center)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St. John’s Red Storm will play the Vanderbilt Commodores in the first round of the Maui Invitational.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-0 and are coming off of a win against Stony Brook by a score of 79-72 in overtime. Vanderbilt was losing at halftime but stormed back to force overtime and eventually won it in overtime. Wade Baldwin IV led Vanderbilt with 21 points and 6 rebounds. Vanderbilt was out rebounded by a total of 43-34 and had only 8 assists in their victory. Vanderbilt is averaging 85.7 points per game while giving up 58.3 points per game. Vanderbilt is also averaging 40 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game. Wade Baldwin IV is the leading scorer for Vanderbilt this season with 14.7 points per game. Damian Jones is the leading rebounder for Vanderbilt with 6.7 rebounds per game. Vanderbilt is shooting 67.1% on free throws, 40% on three-pointers, and 48.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The St. John’s Red Storm are 3-0 and are coming off of a win against Rutgers by a score of 61-59. St. John’s trailed by 16 in the second half but was able to fight back and when in the final seconds against Rutgers. Yankuba Sima led St. John’s with 13 points and 9 rebounds. Ron Mvouika added 12 points and 10 rebounds for St. John’s. St. Johns won the rebounding battle by a total of 50-39 and had 12 assists in their victory. St. John’s is averaging 67.3 points per game while giving up 56.3 points per game. St. John’s is also averaging 43 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game. Federico Mussini is the leading scorer for St. John’s this season with 16.3 points per game. Ron Mvouika averages 12.3 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game for St. John’s. St. John’s is shooting 63.6% on free throws, 38.1% on three-pointers, and 42.2% on all field goal attempts.
St. John’s is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against the SEC. St. John’s is 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 neutral site games. The under is 9-3-1 in St. John’s last 13 non-conference games. Vanderbilt is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 non-conference games. Vanderbilt is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The over is 3-0-1 in Vanderbilt’s last 4 neutral site games.
St. John’s has played teams from the SEC pretty tough lately and I think that will continue here. While St. John’s hasn’t been scoring a lot, their defense has played very well. I like St. John’s to keep this one close.