St. Johns vs. Xavier Prediction & Odds
No. 16 Xavier will take on Big East rival St. John’s at 5:00 p.m. ET on Saturday and even though the number currently sits at 165.5, is the over still in play?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
721 St. John’s Red Storm (+7.5) at 722 Xavier Musketeers (-7.5); o/u 165.5
5:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 4, 2023
Cintas Center, Cincinnati, OH
St. John’s vs. Xavier Public Betting Information
Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 66% of public bettors are currently backing Xavier when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.
St. John’s Red Storm DFS Spin
Posh Alexander (ankle) logged 13 points (5-10 FG, 3-4 FT), four rebounds and four assists across 24 minutes during the Red Storm's 84-72 loss Wednesday versus Seton Hall. Despite not being part of the Red Storm's starting lineup Wednesday, Alexander served as a backup option that day. He was their second-best scorer and logged more assists than those recorded by his teammates. Alexander is expected to be part of the Storm's starting lineup again.
Xavier Musketeers DFS Spin
Jack Nunge logged 23 points (10-15 FG, 3-4 3Pt), 14 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal across 39 minutes during Xavier's 85-83 win Wednesday versus Providence. Xavier hosted thrice from Jan. 15 to Feb. 1. Nunge averaged 15.3 points and 12.0 rebounds across the three-game period. He is expected to continue logging many of both statistical categories, especially while Zach Freemantle (foot) must sit out indefinitely. The injured forward has 15.2 points and 8.1 rebounds averaged since November.
St. John’s vs. Xavier CBB Betting Trends
Favorite is 6-1-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings
Red Storm are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall
Musketeers are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games vs. a team with a losing road record
Musketeers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall
St. John’s vs. Xavier CBB Prediction:
The over is 4-0 in the Red Storm’s last four road games, is 5-1 in their last six games following an ATS loss and is 4-0 in their last four road games versus a team with a winning home record. On the other side, the over is 19-6-1 in the Musketeers’ last 26 games overall, is 13-6-1 in their last 20 games coming off a win and is 10-3 in their last 13 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
CBB BETTING PREDICTION: ST. JOHN’S/XAVIER OVER 165.5