NIT Tournament Preview: St. John's Red Storm vs. Memphis Tigers

by Dirty on March 17, 2010

The St. John’s Red Storm and the Memphis Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at FedExForum.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Red Storm, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.

St. John’s was defeated 57-55 by Marquette in the second round of the Big East Conference tournament on Wednesday, as 4-point underdogs. That game’s combined score went UNDER the posted total of 125.5.

D.J. Kennedy and Sean Evans had 12 points apiece in the loss.

Willie Kemp scored 15 points to lead Memphis in its 66-65 loss to Houston in the Conference-USA quarterfinals in Tulsa on Thursday.

Houston cashed as 6.5-point underdogs, while the game played UNDER the 152-point total posted by sportsbooks.

Team records:
St. John’s: 17-15 SU, 15-14 ATS
Memphis: 23-9 SU, 10-17 ATS

St. John’s most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Marquette are 0-6
After a loss are 4-6

Memphis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
After playing Houston are 10-0
After a loss are 10-0

A few trends to consider:
St. John’s is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
St. John’s is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
St. John’s is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
St. John’s is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Memphis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Memphis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Memphis’s last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis’s last 9 games at home

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