Villanova vs. St. John's - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. John's Red Storm (7-18) at Villanova Wildcats (21-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Villanova Wildcats -26 -- Over/Under: 139.5 See the Latest Odds
The Villanova Wildcats and the St. John’s Red Storm face off on Saturday in Big East college basketball action.
The Villanova Wildcats are 21-3 this season and they are the number one ranked team in the country. Villanova is averaging 75.9 points per game and they are shooting 46.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 38.1 percent. Josh Hart leads the Wildcats averaging 15.5 points and 7.4 rebounds. Ryan Arcidiacono is averaging 12.3 points, Kris Jenkins is averaging 11 points, and Jalen Brunson is averaging 10.3 points. Villanova is 11-1 at home and 11-1 in the Big East.
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The St. John’s Red Storm are 7-18 this season and they have lost their last 15 games. St. John’s is averaging 65.3 points per game and they are shooting 38.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44 percent. Durand Johnson leads the Red Storm averaging 11.9 points per game. Frederico Mussini is averaging 11.9 points, Ron Mvouika is averaging 8.7 points, and Yankuba Sima is averaging 7.8 points and 6.5 rebounds. St. John’s is 0-7 on the road and 0-12 in the Big East.
Villanova is 19-8 against the spread against the Big East, 40-17 against the spread in their last 57 home games, and 19-8 against the spread against the Big East. St. John’s is 8-19 against the spread in their last 27 games, 5-11 against the spread following a loss, and 2-7 against the spread in their last nine road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in nine of the last 12 meetings of these two.
This is a monster spread but I still see Villanova covering it with no problem at all.