Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news and notes. The teams will play on Saturday February 28th, 2015. At 12:00 PM EST on the CBS Television Network.
The (18-8) Georgetown Hoyas of the Big East Conference makes the trip from the Nations Captial to “THE BIG APPLE”. Georgetown will play the (19-9) St.Johns Redstorm also of the Big East in 2015 College Basketball action. The teams will play at the Mecca of Basketball, Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. This Sports Handicapper believes the Georgetown Hoyas are in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. St.Johns has also played themselves in and could be a dark-horse. The opening betting line has St.Johns as a one-point home favorite Against The Spread, the betting odds total is not available for Saturday’s game.
The 2015 Georgetown Hoyas are on a three-game win streak. The Hoyas beat DePaul 68-63 on February 21st. Georgetown has seven day’s to prepare for the marquee matchup between the old time rivals. Georgetown is 10-5 in Conference play and a second-place tie with Butler. The Hoyas rank third in the Big East in both scoring offense and points allowed. Junior Point Guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera is the team’s leader scorer with 15.5 points per contest. Two other Hoyas score in double figures. The betting odds over the total are 9-4-1 Georgetown last fifteen on the road. The betting odds under the total are 6-2 the last eight between the teams in the Empire State. The Georgetown Hoyas are 3-1 their last four College Basketball Point Spread Picks on the road, going over the betting odds total twice and staying under the betting odds total two times. Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson Jr has done a masterful job with this season’s team, but more is going to gave to be done if the Hoys want to advance in the “BIG BANCE”. Center Joshua Smith must continue to dominate in the post, the Hoyas can make some noise. Betting Experts in Las Vegas has Georgetown at +15000 to win the 2015 NCAA Championship.
The 2015 St.Johns Redstorm have also won three straight. St.Johns beat Xavier 58-57 at the “GARDEN” on Monday February 23rd. The Redstorm are 8-7 in the Big East and fourth-place. St.Johns scores 71.6 points per contest. The defense is 5th in points allowed by the opposition. Senior Guard D’Angelo Harrison is the team’s leading scorer with eighteen points per game. Detroit native Sir’Dominic Pointer contributes 13.6. The Johnnies are 10-1 ATS their last eleven on Saturday’s. The St.Johns RedS Storm are 3-2-1 Against The Number their last six at home, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under once. Head Coach Steve Lavin is bringing back a winning culture in the City that love Basketball and a win over hated Georgetown will be huge. Bovada has St.Johns at +30,000 to win the 2015 March Madness Tournament.
Free Picks: St.Johns-1.