Butler Bulldogs vs St. John’s Red Storm 12/23/2021 College Basketball Picks, Predictions and Betting Preview

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Butler Bulldogs vs St. John's Red Storm 12-23-2021 College Basketball Picks Predictions and Betting Preview

Butler Bulldogs vs St. John’s Red Storm 12/23/2021 – It’s time for a Big East Conference play to get underway as the Butler Bulldogs take on the St. John’s Red Storm from Carnesecca Arena in Queens, New York. The Bulldogs are eighth on the table after their last defeat and the Red Storm is sitting at the seventh spot. St. John’s is just one game ahead of the Bulldogs and they hope to rebound from their last defeat. The basketball betting picks are out as these teams clash in an entertaining game. Both teams will need to make up for their loss as they have a long way to get to the top.

Butler Bulldogs vs St. John’s Red Storm 12/23/2021

When: Thursday, December 23, 6:30 PM ET
Where: Carnesecca Arena, New York City, New York
TV: FS1
Stream: Sofascore
Butler Bulldogs vs St. John’s Red Storm 12/23/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Butler Bulldogs +6 (-110) 135 o (-110) +180
St. John’s Red Storm -6 (-110) 135 u (-110) -286
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Butler Bulldogs

The Bulldogs are holding a 0-0 conference record and are 7-4 with their overall play. The Bulldogs dropped their last game against the Purdue Boilermakers with a final score of 77-48. Butler struggled terribly from the defensive end and they shot at only 32 percent from the field. Bryce Golden took the lead with 12 points after going seven for 12. Another 11 points were tossed in by Jayden Taylor while Aaron Thompson contributed six assists and six points. The Bulldogs still have room for improvement with their overall performance.

Players to watch: C. Harris G (GP 9, MIN 29.9, PTS 11.6, REB 4, AST 2.7, STL 0.4, BLK 0.2, TO 2.2, FG% 35.7, FT% 78.3, 3P% 34), J. Bolden G (GP 11, MIN 24.4, PTS 10.6, REB 2.3, AST 1.1, STL 0.6, BLK 0.3, TO 0.8, FG% 38.4, FT% 87.5, 3P% 38.6), J. Taylor G (GP 11, MIN 28.6, PTS 10.3, REB 2.8, AST 1.5, STL 0.6, BLK 0.4, TO 1.9, FG% 40, FT% 81.8, 3P% 25

St. John’s Red Storm

The Red Storm is holding an 8-3 overall record and just one game behind the Seton Hall Pirates. The Red Storm scored 57 points against the Pittsburgh Panthers and gave up 59 in return. The biggest advantage for the Red Storm is the scoring advantage since they are averaging 82.6 points per game. The Red Storm has Julian Champagnie as their leader in scoring with 20.3 points per game. Posh Alexander is the second leader in scoring with 15.9 points and 5.1 assists. As a whole team, the Red Storm is shooting at 48.5 percent.

Players to watch: J. Champagnie G (GP 10, MIN 32.9, PTS 20.3, REB 6.7, AST 2.1, STL 2.1, BLK 1.5, TO 1.4, FG% 46.9, FT% 75, 3P% 43.3), P. Alexander G (GP 10, MIN 32, PTS 15.9, REB 4.4, AST 5.1, STL 2.6, BLK 0.2, TO 3.3, FG% 53, FT% 72.5, 3P% 25), M. Mathis G (GP 11, MIN 26.8, PTS 10.1, REB 4.4, AST 2.3, STL 1.3, BLK 0.3, TO 1.5, FG% 48.3, FT% 67.9, 3P% 33.3

Butler Bulldogs vs St. John’s Red Storm Betting Predictions

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Butler Bulldogs

Butler are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Butler’s last 10 games.
Butler are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Butler are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games against St. John’s.
Butler are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.

St. John’s Red Storm

St. John’s are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. John’s’ last 6 games.
St. John’s are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
St. John’s are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games at home.
St. John’s are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Butler.

Butler Bulldogs vs St. John’s Red Storm Betting Picks

Summary: Both teams are playing their first conference game. The Red Storm will power their offense to get past the Bulldogs and win this game. Back the Red Storm to secure a victory and win this game with the basketball betting spreads on their side.

Moneyline: The ML for the Bulldogs is +180 and the ML for the Red Storm is -286.

ATS: An ATS of +6 (-110) is set for the Bulldogs and an ATS of -6 (-110) is set for the Red Storm.

Totals: Over 135 (-110) is the total for the Bulldogs and Under 135 (-110) is out for the Red Storm.

Score Prediction: 74-70, Red Storm wins.