Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to The Pavilion to play the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 14.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 12-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 8-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-8. The Wildcats have an overall record of 12-2 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 9-4 against the spread.
Isaiah Whitehead comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Khadeen Carrington averages 13.9 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Seton Hall. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Josh Hart averages 15.5 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Ryan Arcidiacono averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Seton Hall averages 74.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 125th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 88th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 183rd in the country. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 65th and 142nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 247th with 13.8 per game. The Pirates allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 106th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 111th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 92nd place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in the Division 1.
Villanova averages 78.1 points per game this year which ranks them 78th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 232nd in the nation. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per contest which ranks them 223rd and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 11th with 10.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 60.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 58th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 59th in college basketball.
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-5 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-8 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 9-4 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 6-7 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
01/05/16 F Desi Rodriguez Disciplinary "?" Wednesday vs. Villanova
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
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