Thursday's contest features the St. John's (NY) Red Storm (1-1) and the North Texas Mean Green (2-0) clashing at TD Arena in what is expected to be a close matchup, with a projected 80-77 win for St. John's (NY) according to our computer prediction. Tipoff is at 1:30 PM ET on November 16.

Based on our computer prediction, North Texas should cover the point spread, which is listed at 5.5. The two teams are projected to exceed the 135.5 over/under.

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North Texas vs. St. John's (NY) Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Time: 1:30 PM ET
  • Where: Charleston, South Carolina
  • Venue: TD Arena
  • Line: St. John's (NY) -5.5
  • Point Total: 135.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): St. John's (NY) -210, North Texas +175

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North Texas vs. St. John's (NY) Score Prediction

  • Prediction: St. John's (NY) 80, North Texas 77

Spread & Total Prediction for North Texas vs. St. John's (NY)

  • Pick ATS: North Texas (+5.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (135.5)

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North Texas Performance Insights

  • Because of North Texas' offensive struggles last season, ranking 22nd-worst in the nation with 64.5 points per game, it was forced to count on its defense, which ranked best in college basketball by allowing 55.8 points per game.
  • The Mean Green ranked eighth-best in college basketball by allowing only 26.7 rebounds per game. They ranked 251st in college basketball by averaging 30.6 rebounds per contest.
  • North Texas ranked 329th in the country with 11 dimes per contest.
  • The Mean Green were 44th in the nation with 10.5 turnovers per game last season. Meanwhile, they ranked 224th with 11.4 forced turnovers per contest.
  • Last year the Mean Green sank 7.5 threes per game (166th-ranked in college basketball) and shot 35.1% (122nd-ranked) from downtown.
  • North Texas dominated in terms of defending against three-pointers, as it ranked fifth-best in college basketball in treys allowed (5.1 per game) and 18th-best in three-point percentage allowed (30.2%).
  • Last year North Texas took 58.7% two-pointers, accounting for 66.7% of the team's baskets. It shot 41.3% from three-point land (33.3% of the team's baskets).

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