Butler College Basketball Betting Line Vs. St. John’s (NY) – February 7, 2023

Posted on February 7, 2023

The Butler Bulldogs (11-13, Big East) hope to stop a five-game losing skid when hosting the St. John’s (NY) Red Storm (14-10, Big East) on February 7, 2023 at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Tuesday’s matchup between the Bulldogs and the Red Storm features the Bulldogs as tight 1.5-point favorites. The game’s point total is 144.5.

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Butler Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. St. John’s (NY)

  • When: Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 8:30 PM ET
  • Where: Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • How to Watch on TV: FS1
  • Spread Favorite: Butler -1.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Butler -129
  • Moneyline Underdog: St. John’s (NY) +107
  • Over/Under: 144.5 points

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Butler Betting Trends

  • The Bulldogs have put together a 10-13-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Butler has been favored by 1.5 points or more 11 times this season, and covered the spread in eight of those contests.
  • The Bulldogs have been favorites in 11 games this season and have come away with the win 10 times (90.9%) in those contests.
  • Butler has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -129.
  • So far this season, eight out of the Bulldogs’ 24 games have hit the over.
  • In five of 24 games this season, Butler and its opponents have scored more than 144.5 points.
  • The average total in Bulldogs games this season is 134.3, 10.2 points fewer than this matchup’s over/under.

Butler Top Performers

Jayden Taylor 24 12.0 3.9 1.3 1.4 0.4 1.4
Chuck Harris 23 11.7 3.5 2.7 1.1 0.1 1.4
Manny Bates 21 11.5 5.6 1.3 0.7 1.9 0.0
Simas Lukosius 24 11.5 3.9 2.9 0.9 0.0 1.8
Eric Hunter Jr. 24 9.1 3.6 2.5 1.3 0.4 1.2

Butler Season Stats

  • Butler is being outscored by 1.3 points per game with a -32 scoring differential overall. It puts up 66.5 points per game (314th in college basketball) and gives up 67.8 per outing (128th in college basketball).
  • The 29.5 rebounds per game the Bulldogs average rank 338th in the country, and are 4.5 fewer than the 34.0 their opponents record per outing.
  • The Bulldogs’ offense has been less productive in Big East tilts this season, putting up 59.2 points per contest, compared to their overall average of 66.5 PPG.
  • Butler is conceding 71.6 points per game this season in conference games, which is 3.8 more points allowed per game than its overall average (67.8).
  • In terms of three-pointers, the Bulldogs’ offense has been worse in Big East matchups this year, making 6.2 treys per contest and connecting on 33.5% of their shots from three-point land, compared to their overall average of 6.8 threes per game with a 35.0% three-point percentage.
  • Butler is posting 71.3 points per game in home games. In road games, it is averaging 62.0 points per contest.
  • In 2022-23, the Bulldogs are ceding 64.8 points per game when playing at home. On the road, they are allowing 70.3.

Butler Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/17/2023 Creighton L 73-52 Home +7
1/22/2023 UConn L 86-56 Away +15
1/25/2023 Providence L 79-58 Away +9.5
1/28/2023 Seton Hall L 70-49 Home +3
2/4/2023 Marquette L 60-52 Away +15
2/7/2023 St. John’s (NY) Home -1.5
2/10/2023 Xavier Home
2/14/2023 Villanova Away
2/19/2023 Georgetown Home
2/22/2023 DePaul Away
2/28/2023 Marquette Home

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St. John’s (NY) Betting Trends

  • St. John’s (NY) has compiled a 9-15-0 record against the spread this year.
  • The Red Storm have covered the spread twice this season (2-8 ATS) when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • St. John’s (NY) has been underdogs in 10 games this season and won one (10%) of those contests.
  • The Red Storm have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +107 moneyline set for this game.
  • So far this season, 13 out of St. John’s (NY)’s 24 games with an over/under have hit the over.
  • The Red Storm and their opponents have combined to score more than 144.5 points in 18 of 24 games this season.
  • St. John’s (NY)’s matchups this season have a 151.6-point average over/under, 7.1 more points than this game’s total.

St. John’s (NY) Top Performers

Joel Soriano 24 15.5 12.0 1.0 0.2 1.3 0.0
David Jones 23 12.7 6.5 1.6 1.3 0.4 1.5
Andre Curbelo 23 9.8 3.0 4.5 1.9 0.2 0.4
Montez Mathis 14 9.6 1.9 0.7 1.2 0.2 1.1
Posh Alexander 21 9.5 3.6 4.0 2.2 0.1 0.4

St. John’s (NY) Season Stats

  • The Red Storm put up 77.0 points per game (59th in college basketball) while giving up 74.5 per contest (309th in college basketball). They have a +60 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 2.5 points per game.
  • St. John’s (NY) is eighth in the country at 38.3 rebounds per game. That’s 4.7 more than the 33.6 its opponents average.
  • The Red Storm score fewer points in conference play (74.2 per game) than overall (77.0).
  • In 2022-23, St. John’s (NY) has conceded 80.4 points per game in Big East play, and 74.5 overall.
  • The Red Storm sink fewer 3-pointers in Big East play (5.8 per game) than overall (6.0), but have a higher 3-point percentage in conference games (35.2%) than overall (33.4%).
  • At home St. John’s (NY) is putting up 78.6 points per game, 7.0 more than it is averaging on the road (71.6).
  • At home the Red Storm are conceding 69.6 points per game, 15.3 fewer points than they are on the road (84.9).

St. John’s (NY) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/20/2023 Villanova L 57-49 Home -4
1/25/2023 Creighton L 104-76 Away +10.5
1/29/2023 Georgetown W 75-73 Home -10
2/1/2023 Seton Hall L 84-72 Home +2
2/4/2023 Xavier L 96-71 Away +9
2/7/2023 Butler Away +1.5
2/11/2023 Providence Home
2/14/2023 DePaul Away
2/18/2023 Creighton Home
2/22/2023 Georgetown Away
2/25/2023 UConn Home

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