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St. John’s Red Storm vs UConn Huskies 01/18/2021 Basketball Betting, Picks & Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
St. John’s Red Storm vs UConn Huskies 01/18/2021 – Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Connecticut will play host to St. John’s Red Storm and UConn Huskies as they battle in an entertaining Big East Conference play. The Red Storm is holding the 10th spot in the Big East play and they have a long way to make up for their loss. As for the Huskies, they secured the top spot and they seem to be doing a decent job this season. The Huskies will try to take advantage of the Red Storm and their weak performance. The NCAA betting lines for this game are up and running as they battle to increase their conference record.
St. John’s Red Storm vs UConn Huskies 01/18/2021
St. John’s Red Storm
St. John’s Red Storm dropped five of their six conference games and are 4-7 with their overall play. The odds have not been in favor of the Red Storm and they need to make up for their loss. The Red Storm will enter this game with a two-game losing streak. In their last game against Marquette, they scored 61 and gave up 72 in return. Out of their last four games, the Red Storm lost three and they are up against tough Big East opponents.
Players to watch: J. Champagnie G (GP 12 MIN 32 PTS 20.7 REB 7.3 AST 1.8 STL 1.8 BLK 1.2 TO 2 FG% 45.8 FT% 88 3P% 42.3), G. Williams Jr. G (GP 14 MIN 28.6 PTS 11.6 REB 2.5 AST 2.7 STL 1.9 BLK 0.6 TO 1.6 FG% 46.1 FT% 70.7 3P% 42.1), V. Cole G (GP 14 MIN 23.8 PTS 9.9 REB 3 AST 1.2 STL 0.8 BLK 0.4 TO 1.6 FG% 42 FT% 81.5 3P% 34.7).
The Huskies are at the top of the Big East play and they are all set to cause damage this season. UConn is holding a 6-0 conference record and is 7-0 with their overall play. The Huskies are riding a hot seven-game winning streak and they are all set to take out the Red Storm. In their last game, they defeated DePaul with ease when they scored 60 and gave up 53 in return. From the offensive end, they are touching an average of close to 74 points per game.
Players to watch: J. Bouknight G (GP 6 MIN 33 PTS 20.3 REB 5.3 AST 1.7 STL 1.5 BLK 0.3 TO 2.8 FG% 45.1 FT% 80.6 3P% 32.4), T. Martin G (GP 7 MIN 29.7 PTS 10.6 REB 7.9 AST 1.6 STL 1.3 BLK 0.1 TO 1.6 FG% 44.4 FT% 60 3P% 46.2), T. Polley F (GP 7 MIN 20.6 PTS 10.4 REB 2.9 AST 0.4 STL 0.3 BLK 0.3 TO 0.4 FG% 46.2 FT% 81.8 3P% 45.7).
St. John’s Red Storm vs UConn Huskies Betting Predictions
St. John’s Red Storm
St. John’s is 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Connecticut is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games.
St. John’s Red Storm vs UConn Huskies Betting Picks
Based on the odds and college basketball betting trends, the Huskies hold the key to success in this game. UConn has a strong defensive squad that will prevent the weak Red Storm from scoring. Back the Huskies to win and cover the spread.
Moneyline: The ML for the Red Storm is +362 and the ML for the Huskies is -448.
Spread: +9.5 (-110) is the spread for the Red Storm and -9.5 (-110) is the spread for the Huskies.
Totals: The total will go over 144.5 (-110) for the Red Storm and the same will go under for the Huskies.
Score Prediction: 78-61, Huskies win.