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Xavier Musketeers vs St. John’s Red Storm 2/17/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Xavier Musketeers vs St. John’s Red Storm 2/17/2020 – On Monday, Xavier Musketeers will take the road to square-off against Saint John’s Red Storm from Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The ncaa college basketball picks are out for this game as these two teams clash in an interesting Big East Conference play. Xavier Musketeers and Saint John’s are teams that are struggling to get past the last three spots in their league. Getting to the top spot seems impossible for these teams, but all they could do is hope to increase their conference record.
Xavier Musketeers vs St. John’s Red Storm 2/17/2020
Xavier Musketeers won five of their 12 conference games as they hold an overall record of 16-9. The Musketeers need to secure more victories against opponents in the Big East. Xavier still has the potential to get past Georgetown, but they also have Butler Bulldogs and Providence Friars holding a better record. In their last game, the Musketeers were unable to get past the Bulldogs and they were forced to settle with a final score of 66-61. The top scorer for Xavier is Naji Marshall, touching close to an average of 17 points per game. When it comes to passing, Marshall has taken the lead once more touching close to four assists per game.
Players to watch: N. Marshall F (24 GP 34.8 MIN 16.2 PTS 5.9 REB 3.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 3 TO 43.5 FG% 69.6 FT% 30.7 3PT%), T. Jones F (25 GP 27.4 MIN 13.7 PTS 11.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 1.7 TO 55.6 FG% 59.3 FT% 0 3PT%), P. Scruggs G (24 GP 33.7 MIN 12.9 PTS 4.5 REB 2.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.8 TO 46.6 FG% 70.5 FT% 35 3PT%).
St. John’s Red Storm
Saint John’s Red Storm is one step below Xavier Musketeers as they are just 3-9 in their conference play. The Red Storm managed to win 14 of their 25 overall games and they have a long way to get to the top. However, the Red Storm came-off an important victory in their last game after defeating Providence Friars with a final score of 80-69. Saint John’s showed some impressive skills with their offensive game, but they might face a challenge against Xavier Musketeers. The top scorer for the Red Storm is LJ Figueroa touching close to 15 points per game on average, while the leader in assists is Rasheem Dunn touching close to four assists per game.
Players to watch: L. Figueroa G (25 GP 28.2 MIN 14.9 PTS 4.5 REB 2.2 AST 2.1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.5 TO 39.2 FG% 67.5 FT% 36.4 3PT%), M. Heron G (21 GP 24.8 MIN 13.8 PTS 2.4 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 38.5 FG% 82.7 FT% 38.5 3PT%), R. Dunn G (22 GP 28.1 MIN 12.5 PTS 3.8 REB 3.3 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 2.1 TO 37.6 FG% 77.9 FT% 22.7 3PT%).
Xavier Musketeers vs St. John’s Red Storm Betting Predictions
Xavier is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
St. John’s Red Storm
St. John’s is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Xavier Musketeers vs St. John’s Red Storm Betting Picks
Saint John’s might be coming-off a great victory, but the Musketeers have won more in the Big Sky. Xavier holds the key for this game with all the college basketball spreads intact.
Moneyline: Xavier has a moneyline of -132 and Saint John’s holds a moneyline of +118.
ATS: A spread of -1.5 is out for the Musketeers and a spread of +1.5 is out for the Red Storm.
Totals: Over 141 is the total for the Musketeers and under 141 is the total for the Red Storm.
Score Prediction: 69-60, Xavier Musketeers.