Saturday, January 30, 2016
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to CenturyLink Center Omaha to play the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
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The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 14-6 and a road record of 3-3. They are 13-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-11. The Bluejays have an overall record of 14-7 and a home record of 9-3. They have an over/under record of 14-6 and they are 13-7 against the spread.
Isaiah Whitehead comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Khadeen Carrington averages 14.7 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Seton Hall. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Mo Watson Jr. averages 14.1 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Bluejays. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Isaiah Zierden averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Seton Hall averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 135th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 123rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 223rd in the country. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 13.8 per game. The Pirates allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 85th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 148th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in the Division 1.
Creighton averages 82.5 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 73rd in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 16 assists per contest which ranks them 99th and 37th respectively. In the turnover department the Bluejays rank 29th with 10.9 per game. The Bluejays allow 73 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 197th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 195th and 186th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 132nd place in the nation. The Bluejays force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in college basketball.
The Pirates average 74.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.3 per contest. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 104.4 and they assist on 50.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Seton Hall turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.9%. The Pirates give up 68.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bluejays score 85 ppg at home and they have averaged 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.2 points per game. The Bluejays have a rating on offense of 113.7 and 55.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Creighton turns it over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.1%. The Bluejays give up 70.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 13-6 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-11 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 13-7 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 14-6 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/18/15 F Martin Krampelj Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Seton Hall
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