Wagner at St. John's 12/16/18 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions
On Sunday, the Wagner Seahawks visit Carnesecca Arena in Queens, New York to play the St. John’s Red Storm. Wagner defeated the New Rochelle Blue Angels 105-57 to improve to 4-4 on the season. Romone Saunders led the Seahawks in the win with 23 points. Wagner out rebounded New Rochelle 46-21 and shot 63.5% from the field in the 48-point victory.
St. John’s improved to 9-0 on the season with a 89-74 win at Madison Square Garden over the Princeton Tigers last Sunday. Shamorie Ponds led the Red Storm with 26 points scoring 18 in the second half. Ponds and Justin Simon combined to score the final nine points of the game to win by 15.
Romone Saunders leads Wagner in scoring with an average of 17.6 points per game. Two other Seahawks are averaging double figures in scoring. AJ Sumbry is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.6 points per game, while Chase Freeman is the leader in assists with an average of 4.3 per game. Wagner is shooting 44.0% from the field and 31.5% from 3-point territory.
Shamorie Ponds leads St. John’s in scoring and assists with averages of 21.6 points and 4.9 assists per game. Four other players for the Red Storm are averaging double figures in scoring. LJ Figueroa leads the team in rebounding with an average of 7.7 per game. St. John’s is shooting 47.9% from the field and 38.2% from 3-point territory.
St. John’s will easily win this game outright but will find it hard to cover the nut. The Red Storm has failed to cover 5 of its last 6 overall, 4 of its last 5 at home and 7 of its last 10 versus an opponent that scored 100 or more points the previous game. Final Score Prediction, St. John’s Red Storm wins but fall short ATS 84-73.