Fordham Rams vs. St. John's Red Storm - 12/2/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. John's Red Storm (4-2) at Fordham Rams (4-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Rose Hill Gym)
The Line: Fordham Rams -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fordham Rams and the St. John’s Red Storm face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Fordham Rams are 4-1 this season and they have won their last four games. Fordham is averaging 80.8 points and they are shooting 50.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Mandell Thomas leads the Rams averaging 17.6 points per game. Ryan Rhoomes is averaging 14.8 points and 7.4 rebounds, Chris Sengfelder is averaging 13.8 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Joseph Chartouny is averaging 10 points and 5.8 rebounds. Fordham has lost their only road game this season.
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The St. John’s Red Storm is 4-2 this season and this is their first game since returning from Maui. St. John’s is averaging 71.7 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.2 percent. Frederico Mussini leads SJU averaging 17.3 points. Ron Mvouika is averaging 12.3 points, Durand Johnson is averaging 11.2 points, and Yankuba Sima is averaging 8.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. St. John’s has been losig the battle on the boards this season.
Fordham is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight home games, 5-1 against the spread following a win, and 6-13 against the spread in their last 19 games against the Big East. St. John’s is 3-9-1 against the spread following a win, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six games against a team with a winning record.
St. John’s is not showing up against the better teams and while Fordham isn’t an elite team I give them a solid edge here.