West Virginia Mountaineers (3-3) vs St. John's Red Storm (4-2)
2023-12-01 19:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: West Virginia Mountaineers +6.5 -- Over/Under: 144
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The St. John’s Red Storm look for a big road win to get off to a 5-2 start. The West Virginia Mountaineers need a win to get above a .500 record. Let’s preview this game and give out a St. John’s Red Storm vs West Virginia Mountaineers prediction.
St. John’s Red Storm Betting Preview
The St. John’s Red Storm smacked Holy Cross 6 days ago and also beat Utah a week ago. The St. John’s Red Storm are averaging 79.8 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Joel Soriano is averaging 16.2 points and 10.3 rebounds, while RJ Luis is averaging 14 points and 1 assist. Daniss Jenkins is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Dingle is dishing 1.7 assists. The St. John’s Red Storm are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The St. John’s Red Storm are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.7 rebounds per game. Right now, the Red Storm have a 4-2 record in the Big East, where the reigning NCAA champions UConn Huskies are first with a 7-0 record.
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Preview
The West Virginia Mountaineers beat Bellarmine on Sunday to rebound from losses to SMU and Virginia. The West Virginia Mountaineers are averaging 62.7 points on 38.1 percent shooting and allowing 62.2 points on 39.4 percent shooting. Quinn Slazinski is averaging 16.3 points and 4.5 rebounds, while Jesse Edwards is averaging 15.8 points and 10.7 rebounds. Kobe Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Seth Wilson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The West Virginia Mountaineers are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The West Virginia Mountaineers are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. West Virginia is 3-3 in the Big 12, where six teams still have perfect records, including the Houston Cougars.
St. John’s vs West Virginia Prediction
The St. John’s Red Storm have one of their more talented teams in recent memory, and a statement win here wouldn’t be shocking. However, it’s still weird to see West Virginia in the big underdog role, especially at home. WVU Coliseum isn’t an easy place to win, and WVU still digs its heels in defensively. I also refuse to believe West Virginia is this bad offensively and shots will eventually fall. I’ll take a stab with the home dog.