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Seton Hall Solid Bet To Cover vs St. John’s

Seton Hall looks to move into a tie for third place in the Big East standings when the Pirates hit the road to meet up with a St. John’s team that has dropped its last two games. The Red Storm are favored for the first time in the last six home games against Seton Hall according to the NCAAB expert picks.

Seton Hall has won three games in a row and 11 of the last 14 matchups against St. John’s after a 15-point home win last month. The Pirates have won the last three road games against the Red Storm. The Red Storm are listed by the college basketball spread as a six-point favorite.

Seton Hall Solid Bet To Cover vs St. John's
Seton Hall Solid Bet To Cover vs St. John's

St. John’s is 45th in the NCAA NET rankings and Seton Hall is 68th. The Red Storm have played five more Quad 1 and two more Quad 2 games than the Pirates.

When it comes to the odds of winning March Madness, St. John’s is priced at +12500 in the odds of winning the national title.

Keep on reading for more on the matchup between Seton Hall and St. John’s.

Seton Hall vs St. John’s Game Information

1. Game: Seton Hall (16-9, 9-5 Big East) vs St. John’s (14-11, 6-8 Big East)
2. Date/Time: Sunday, Feb. 18, 5 p.m. ET
3. Location: UBS Arena, Elmont, NY
4. Seton Hall vs St. John’s Live Stream: TBS.com

St. John’s is 9-2 outright as a home favorite and has covered in seven of those games. Seton Hall has dropped four of its six games as the road underdog and is also 2-4 against the spread as the underdog on the road.

The NCAA basketball lines have St. John’s with -250 odds to win outright with Seton Hall at +205 on the Moneyline.

Seton Hall vs St. John’s Odds and Spreads


1. Seven of the last nine games between Seton Hall and St. John’s went under the total.
2. St. John’s is 12-4 as the favorite.
3. Seton Hall has covered in just three of its eight road games.
4. Eight of the 13 home games for the Red Storm went under the total.
5. Seton Hall has covered in five of the last six games against St. John’s.
6. Seton Hall is 2-5 against the Las Vegas odds over the last seven games.
7. The total went under in 11 of the Pirates’ last 16 road games.
8. Six of the Red Storm’s last nine games landed under the total.

Seton Hall vs St. John’s ATS Pick: Seton Hall +6 (-110)

Don’t expect Seton Hall to post a second straight 15-point win against St. John’s. The Pirates struggled in their last road game, falling to Villanova.

 

Look for Seton Hall to find a way to hang around and cover even if the Pirates don’t win the game outright.

Keep an eye on the status of Seton Hall’s third-leading scorer Dee Davis as he is questionable with an ankle injury. He had 10 points and six rebounds the last time Seton Hall faced St. John’s.

Seton Hall vs St. John’s Over/Under Pick: Under 144½ (-110)

Three straight games when Seton Hall played at St. John’s landed under before the teams combined for 156 points the last time that the Red Storm welcomed the Pirates to town. Don’t expect that much offense this time around.

St. John‘s is 50th in defensive efficiency and Seton Hall comes in at No. 71 according to the Pomeroy college basketball ratings. Seton Hall is 295th in adjusted tempo so this could be a low-scoring affair when looking at the best college basketball bets today.

The total went under in six of the last nine games for St. John’s and this game could go in the same direction.

Seton Hall vs St. John’s Player Prop Pick: Daniss Jenkins to Score 16+ Points (-108)

Jenkins has scored in double figures in five straight games and in his last two games, he is averaging 16.5 points per contest. He had 17 points the last time that the Red Storm met Seton Hall. He could have similar numbers in the rematch.

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Seton Hall vs St. John’s Prediction

St. John’s 74, Seton Hall 70

 

 

Questions of the Day

How has St. John's fared against the spread at home against Seton Hall?


The Red Storm has failed to cover in the last three home matchups with rival Seton Hall.

Which team has the best record against the spread this season heading into the Seton Hall-St. John's matchup?


St. John’s is 12-13 against the spread and Seton Hall is 11-14 as they are ahead of only the lowly Georgetown and DePaul teams among Big East teams.

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