St. John’s (NY) College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Butler – March 8, 2023

Posted on March 8, 2023

The St. John’s (NY) Red Storm (17-14, 7-13 Big East) are at home in Big East play against the Butler Bulldogs (14-17, 6-14 Big East) on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET.

Wednesday’s matchup between the Red Storm and the Bulldogs sees the Red Storm as a solid, 6.5-point favorite. The matchup’s point total is 144.

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

  • When: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: FS1
  • Spread Favorite: St. John’s (NY) -6.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: St. John’s (NY) -272
  • Moneyline Underdog: Butler +216
  • Over/Under: 144 points

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St. John’s (NY) Betting Trends

  • The Red Storm have compiled a 13-18-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • When playing as at least 6.5-point favorites this season, St. John’s (NY) has an ATS record of 4-6.
  • The Red Storm have been victorious in 15, or 93.8%, of the 16 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • St. John’s (NY) has yet to lose in 10 games when named as at least a -272 moneyline favorite.
  • Red Storm games have gone over the point total 16 out of 31 times this season.
  • St. John’s (NY) and its opponents have scored more than 144 points in 23 of 31 games this season.
  • Red Storm contests this year have an average point total of 153.3, 9.3 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

St. John’s (NY) Top Performers

Joel Soriano 31 15.2 11.8 1.2 0.3 1.3 0.0
David Jones 29 13.1 6.7 1.6 1.3 0.4 1.4
Posh Alexander 28 10.3 3.9 4.4 2.0 0.1 0.4
Andre Curbelo 26 9.6 2.8 4.3 2.0 0.2 0.4
Montez Mathis 14 9.6 1.9 0.7 1.2 0.2 1.1

St. John’s (NY) Season Stats

  • St. John’s (NY)’s +60 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.9 points per game) is a result of scoring 77.6 points per game (47th in college basketball) while giving up 75.7 per contest (324th in college basketball).
  • The Red Storm win the rebound battle by an average of 4.3 boards. They are pulling down 37.9 rebounds per game (seventh in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 33.6 per contest.
  • In conference action, the Red Storm average fewer points per contest (76.1) than their overall average (77.6).
  • St. John’s (NY)’s defense has been less effective in Big East games this year, giving up 80.1 points per contest, compared to its season average of 75.7 PPG allowed.
  • With 5.6 three-pointers per game in Big East matchups this year, the Red Storm are sinking 0.2 fewer threes per game in conference games compared to their season average (5.8 per game). However, they are sinking a higher percentage of their shots from three-point land in conference games (34.3%) than overall (33.2%).
  • St. John’s (NY) is putting up 78.1 points per game when playing at home. When playing on the road, it is averaging 75.6 points per contest.
  • The Red Storm are surrendering 71.5 points per game this season when playing at home, which is 11.3 fewer points than they’re allowing away from home (82.8).

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

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/14/2023 DePaul W 92-83 Away -1.5
2/18/2023 Creighton L 77-67 Home +6.5
2/22/2023 Georgetown W 79-70 Away -2
2/25/2023 UConn L 95-86 Home +7.5
3/4/2023 Marquette L 96-94 Away +11.5
3/8/2023 Butler Home -6.5

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Butler Betting Trends

  • Butler has covered 14 times in 31 chances against the spread this season.
  • The Bulldogs are 3-8 ATS this season when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • This season, Butler has been the underdog 18 times and won three, or 16.7%, of those games.
  • The Bulldogs have entered 11 games this season as the underdog by +216 or more and is 1-10 in those contests.
  • A total of nine Butler’s games this season have hit the over.
  • The Bulldogs have combined with their opponents to score more than 144 points in six of 31 games this season.
  • The average over/under for Butler’s matchups this season is 133.0, 11.0 fewer points than this game’s point total.

Butler Top Performers

Jayden Taylor 31 13.2 3.8 1.2 1.3 0.3 1.4
Manny Bates 26 11.6 5.5 1.4 0.6 1.9 0.0
Simas Lukosius 31 11.2 4.0 2.9 0.9 0.1 1.8
Chuck Harris 28 10.7 3.1 2.4 1.0 0.1 1.3
Eric Hunter Jr. 31 8.2 3.8 2.8 1.4 0.4 1.0

Butler Season Stats

  • The Bulldogs are being outscored by 2.4 points per game, with a -73 scoring differential overall. They put up 65.3 points per game (329th in college basketball), and give up 67.7 per outing (109th in college basketball).
  • Butler ranks 354th in college basketball at 28.6 rebounds per game. That’s 5.4 fewer than the 34.0 its opponents average.
  • In conference action, the Bulldogs are averaging fewer points (60.0 per game) than they are overall (65.3) in 2022-23.
  • Butler gives up more points in conference play (70.1 per game) than overall (67.7).
  • The Bulldogs sink fewer 3-pointers in Big East play (5.9 per game) than overall (6.5), and have a lower 3-point percentage in conference games (30.9%) than overall (33.0%).
  • At home Butler is putting up 69.4 points per game, 8.3 more than it is averaging on the road (61.1).
  • The Bulldogs give up 65.6 points per game at home, and 69.3 away.

Butler Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/14/2023 Villanova L 62-50 Away +9.5
2/19/2023 Georgetown L 68-62 Home -4.5
2/22/2023 DePaul W 59-58 Away +3
2/28/2023 Marquette L 72-56 Home +8
3/4/2023 Xavier L 78-66 Away +13
3/8/2023 St. John’s (NY) Away +6.5

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