The Hoyas and Red Storm are set to face off at 12:00 ET on FOX. The Red Storm will host the game at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. The odds for this Big East conference game currently have St. John’s as the -20 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 153 points.


The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +20

This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 12:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Red Storm.
  • Even though we have St. John’s winning straight-up, we like Georgetown at +20.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Georgetown Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

Georgetown enters this game with a 9-21 record, including a 2-17 mark in Big East play. The Hoyas have lost three straight games and are just 2-9 on the road this season. For the year, they are being outscored by an average of 11.3 points per game away from home.

As an underdog, Georgetown has gone just 1-20 this season, compared to an 8-1 record as the favorite. In their last game, the Hoyas fell to Providence by a score of 71-58. Over their last 10 road games, Georgetown has posted a record of 2-8.

Georgetown’s ATS record this season is just 12-18, but they have gone 10-11 vs. the spread as the underdog. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hoyas are 4-6 ATS. On the road, Georgetown has a 6-5 ATS mark this year and they are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 road games.

So far this season, the over/under record in Georgetown games is 17-13. On average, their games have finished with 148.8 points compared to an average over/under line of 144.9, resulting in a margin of 3.9 points. Today’s over/under line of 153 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 147 points.

In their most recent game, the Georgetown offense concluded with only 58 points against Providence. Throughout the game, they made 4/20 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 35.1%. Offensively, the Hoyas hold a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, placing them 361st in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 182nd in terms of percentage and 111st in three-pointers made.

Coming into the game, Georgetown will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 77.7 points per game (307th). On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.7 threes per game vs. St. John’s. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 34.9%.

Will St. John’s Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

St. John’s will look to extend their four-game winning streak when they take on Georgetown on Wednesday. The Red Storm have been solid at home this year, going 11-4, and they have a +12.2 average scoring margin at home.

For the season, St. John’s is 18-12, including a 10-8 mark in Big East play. They have been the favorite in 18 of their 30 games, going 14-4 in those contests.

St. John’s has been inconsistent vs. the spread this season, going 15-14 overall. At home, they are 8-7 ATS this year and 5-5 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

This season, the over/under record for St. John’s games is 15-14, and today’s line of 153 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (149.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 155 points, and during their last 10 games, the average is 152 points. So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

St. John’s’ offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 104 points against DePaul. They had an overall field goal percentage of 60.3% and made 10/16 free throws. Daniss Jenkins is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.4. Meanwhile, Joel Soriano also brings a PPG average of 14.2 into the game.

On defense, St. John’s is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, St. John’s’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.1% this season.