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UConn vs St. John's Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big East Tournament

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UConn vs St. John's Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big East Tournament

The No. 1 seed UConn Huskies (29-3, 18-2 Big East) and the No. 5 seed St. John's Red Storm (20-12, 11-9 Big East) play in the Big East tournament Friday at Madison Square Garden, tipping off at 5:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

UConn vs. St. John's Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 5:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

UConn vs. St. John's Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: UConn win (73.7%)

Before you place a wager on UConn-St. John's matchup (in which UConn is a 9.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 147.5 points), here are some betting insights and trends for Friday's game.

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UConn vs. St. John's: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • UConn has compiled a 21-11-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • St. John's has covered 16 times in 32 games with a spread this year.
  • When the spread is set as 9.5 or more this season, UConn (12-7) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (63.2%) than St. John's (1-0) does as the underdog (100%).
  • The Huskies own a worse record against the spread in home games (9-7-0) than they do on the road (7-4-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Red Storm have a lower winning percentage at home (.500, 8-8-0 record) than on the road (.545, 6-5-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference action, UConn is 14-7-0 this season.
  • St. John's has beaten the spread 11 times in 21 Big East games.

UConn vs. St. John's: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • UConn has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 24 games this year and has walked away with the win 22 times (91.7%) in those games.
  • The Huskies have been a -480 moneyline favorite on 11 occasions this season and won every game.
  • St. John's has put together a 4-8 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 33.3% of those games).
  • The Red Storm have played as a moneyline underdog of +360 or longer in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that UConn has a 82.8% chance of pulling out a win.

UConn vs. St. John's Head-to-Head Comparison

  • UConn averages 81.3 points per game (24th in college basketball) while allowing 63.8 per outing (14th in college basketball). It has a +559 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 17.5 points per game.
  • Tristen Newton's team-leading 14.9 points per game ranks 291st in the country.
  • St. John's outscores opponents by 7.3 points per game (posting 78.5 points per game, 59th in college basketball, and allowing 71.2 per contest, 154th in college basketball) and has a +233 scoring differential.
  • Daniss Jenkins' team-leading 14.6 points per game rank him 320th in the nation.
  • The Huskies win the rebound battle by 8.9 boards on average. They record 38.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 42nd in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 29.9 per contest.
  • Newton averages 7.1 rebounds per game (ranking 173rd in college basketball) to lead the Huskies.
  • The Red Storm prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 5.2 boards. They are recording 38.9 rebounds per game (39th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 33.7.
  • Joel Soriano tops the team with 9.5 rebounds per game (31st in college basketball).
  • UConn ranks second in college basketball with 108.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and 16th in college basketball defensively with 85.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Red Storm rank 111th in college basketball with 97.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 67th defensively with 88.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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