Wednesday, December 28, 2016
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to CenturyLink Center Omaha to play the Creighton Bluejays on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.
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The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 10-2 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Bluejays have an overall record of 12-0 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 6-5 and they are 8-3 against the spread.
Khadeen Carrington comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Angel Delgado averages 14.7 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 11.8 rebounds per game for Seton Hall. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 48%.
Marcus Foster averages 19.1 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bluejays. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Maurice Watson Jr. averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Seton Hall averages 77.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 80th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 51st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 168th in the country. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 290th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 186th with 13.8 per game. The Pirates allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 84th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 62nd and 49th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 95th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in Division 1.
Creighton averages 89.8 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.1 and their shooting percentage is 54% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 1st in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 155th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Bluejays rank 57th with 11.9 per game. The Bluejays allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 162nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 132nd and 86th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 130th place in the nation. The Bluejays force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in college basketball.
The Pirates average 72 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9 per contest. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 107.4 and they assist on 40.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Seton Hall turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.1%. The Pirates give up 69.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bluejays score 86.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 91.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 22.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.7 points per game. The Bluejays have a rating on offense of 120.6 and 56.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 62%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 63% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Creighton turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.5%. The Bluejays give up 66.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 4-6 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-6 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 8-3 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 6-5 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/22/16 F Myles Carter Dismissed has been dismissed
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
11/23/16 C Zach Hanson Ankle out 8-12 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Creighton
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