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Pittsburgh at St. John's 12/18/21 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

St. John's Red Storm vs Pittsburgh Panthers Odds & Info

Game St. John's Red Storm vs Pittsburgh Panthers
Date & Time Saturday December 18, 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)
Madison Square Garden New York, NY
Latest odds
SJU -13.5 ; O/U 141
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The Pittsburgh Panthers visit Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday to play the St John's Red Storm. Pittsburgh is 3-7 following a 56-52 loss to the Monmouth Hawks on Sunday. Pittsburgh was held to just 19 points in the first half and trailed by 17 at the break. The Panthers fought back but came up short in the end. Jamarius Burton was the leading scorer for Pitt with 15 points.

John Hugley is the leading scorer for Pittsburgh with an average of 15.9 points per game and is also the leading rebounder with an average of 8.0 rebounds per game. Femi Odukale is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 11.3 points and 3.4 assists per game. Pittsburgh is scoring an average of 60.5 points per game and shooting only 41.7% overall.

St John's improved to 8-2 following an 82-64 victory over Colgate on Sunday. Julian Champagnie was the leading scorer for St. John's with 19 points. St. John's shot 47.3% overall, outrebounded Colgate 41-35 and committed only six turnovers while forcing the Raiders into turning the ball over 16 times. The Red Storm have won each of their last three and six of the last seven.

Julian Campagna is the leading scorer and rebounder for St John's with an average of 20.3 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, while Posh Alexander is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 16.4 points and 5.1 assists per game. St. John's is scoring an average of 85.2 points per game while shooting 49.1%.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Pittsburgh is 3-5 ATS in its last 8
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Panthers last 8
  • St. John's is 1-6 ATS in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Red Storm’s last 5

Free NCAAB Pick:

St. John's Red Storm -13.5

St. John's is having its problem covering the number as the Red Storm have failed to cover six of the last seven but will do so on Saturday against a struggling Pittsburgh. The Panthers are scoring an average of only 60.5 points per game and shooting 41.7% overall and only 28.3% from three-point territory. The scoring of Julian Champagnie and Posh Alexander will be too much for the Panthers defense to contain. Final Score Prediction, St John's Red Storm wins and cover ATS 81-64. 

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