Who is better Butler or St John’s?
Opinion : Butler (+8.5) – St. John’s has been the better team straight-up, but Butler has been noticeably better against the spread this year. They are 6-3 against the spread on the road, and 6-2 against the spread in the last 8 games overall.
What happened in the Butler game against St John’s?
The Butler Bulldogs and St. John’s Red Storm face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at Carnesecca Arena. When these two teams faced off on February 5th it was St. John’s that won 75-72. Julian Champagnie was the top player for St. John’s scoring 21 points and eight rebounds.
What time does Butler basketball play St John’s Red Storm?
The Butler Bulldogs (13-13, 6-9 Big East) and St. John’s Red Storm (14-11, 6-8) meet Friday in New York. The contest at Carnesecca Arena is slated to tip off at 5 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Butler vs. St. John’s odds and lines, and make our expert college basketball picks, predictions and bets.
Where do Butler and St John’s basketball teams rank in Big East rankings?
These two teams find themselves ranked 8th and 9th in the conference this season, with Butler posting a 6-9 record against conference foes, while St. John’s is 6-8 vs. Big East opponents.
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Butler Bulldogs Analysis
Butler is coming into this game with an 13-13 record overall and they are 3-5 in their road games this season where they will be in this game. This will be their 16th conference matchup of the year and they are currently 6-9 in their conference games this season.
St. John’s Red Storm Analysis
St. John’s is coming into this game with a 14-11 record overall and they are 10-6 in their home games this season where they will be in this game. This will be the 15th conference matchup on their schedule this year and they are currently 6-8 in their conference games this season.
Butler vs St. John’s Prediction
Butler is coming into this game winning 2 straight but they have not played any tough teams recently with those wins coming against a Marquette team that has been struggling and a DePaul team that is having an awful season sitting in 2nd last place.
NCAAB Betting Trends
Butler Bulldogs: 21-9 ATS revenging a loss vs opponent. 18-11 OVER revenging a loss vs opponent. 5-1 OVER after playing a road game.
Butler Bulldogs: B. Nze (F) Ques Fri – Knee injury. B. Hodges (G) Ques Fri – Undisclosed injury. C. David (F) Out indefinitely – Knee injury. P. Thomas (G) Out indefinitely – Undisclosed injury.
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Butler Team Defense Preview
Their defense is above average relative to other teams. Now that we know what the overall defense looks like, it is time to understand why this defense is the way it is. Defensively, they are above average at stifling opponent ball movement. Opponents are a little bit disjointed against them.
Butler Team Offense Preview
Their offensive efficiency is 97.8, which makes them a below average offense and that means there is room for improvement, but will they actually improve? This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just an offensive efficiency rating.
The Butler Roster
The Players to Watch for Butler
Aaron Thompson 6-2 195 pound Guard
Aaron Thompson sports a 12.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned.