Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Red Storm versus the Hoyas? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FS1. The game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. St. John’s is favored by -10 in this Big East conference matchup the against Georgetown. The over/under for the game is set at 151 points.

ST. JOHN’S RED STORM VS GEORGETOWN HOYAS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +10

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.

WHY BET THE GEORGETOWN HOYAS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hoyas.
  • Not only will Georgetown pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will St. John’s Be The Talk of Capital One Arena?

St. John’s enters this game as a 10-point favorite, and they have gone 12-4 this season when favored. The Red Storm have gone 14-12 overall, and they are currently on a three-game losing streak. In Big East play, St. John’s has gone 6-8.

On the road, the Red Storm have gone just 4-7 this year, and their average scoring margin is -1.5 points per game. They have lost four straight road games, and over their last 10 road games, they are 3-7.

St. John’s has an ATS record of 12-13 this season and they are 8-8 vs. the spread when favored. On the road, the Red Storm are 5-6 ATS and they have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, St. John’s has an ATS mark of 5-5.

St. John’s over/under record for the season is 13-12 and today’s line of 151 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (149). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points, which is higher than today’s OU line.

Most recently, the St. John’s offense finished with just 62 points vs. Seton Hall. For the game, they hit 6/25 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 33.8%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Joel Soriano who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15. Daniss Jenkins also heads into the game with a PPG average of 14.3.

Coming into today’s game, the St. John’s defense is giving up an average of 70.8 points per contest. The St. John’s defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 68 points and allowed Seton Hall to connect on 6 threes.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Hoyas?

Georgetown will be looking to snap a 10-game losing streak when they take on St. John’s on Wednesday. The Hoyas have struggled mightily in Big East play, going just 1-13 in conference games this season. Overall, Georgetown is 8-17, and they have gone 7-4 in non-conference action.

At home, the Hoyas are 7-9 this season, and they have lost five straight games. For the year, Georgetown’s average scoring margin at home is -3.2 points per game. So far, they have been the underdog in 17 of their 25 games, going just 1-16 in those contests.

As the underdog, Georgetown has gone 8-9 vs. the spread this season. At home, they are just 4-12 vs. the spread this year and have gone 0-3 in their last three home games vs. the spread. Over their last 10 home games, the Hoyas have a 2-8 ATS mark.

So far this season, the over/under record for Georgetown games is 14-11. The average scoring total in their games this year is 147.8 points, which is 3.7 points higher than the average over/under line of 144.1. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 147 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Georgetown offense tallied 54 points in a matchup against Villanova. Their field goal percentage for the game was 34.4%, and they made 9 threes. Jayden Epps is leading the team in scoring at 17.1 points per contest. Dontrez Styles has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.3 going into the game.

The Hoyas’ defense is presently ranked 285th nationally, allowing an average of 76.9 points per contest. Georgetown will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Villanova to just 34% shooting in their most recent game.