Manhattan at Seton Hall College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/23/2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
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The Manhattan Jaspers head to Prudential Center to take on the Seton Hall Pirates on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
Manhattan heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-6. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 67.3 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. Seton Hall has an overall mark of 10-2. They are averaging 81.1 points per contest and giving up 67.6, which is a point differential of 13.5.
Valuable Manhattan Jaspers Betting Trends
The Manhattan Jaspers are 5-4 against the spread this season
The Manhattan Jaspers are 1-7 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 6-6 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-3 against the over/under this year
Key Manhattan Jaspers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/19/17 G Jordan Walker Left Team is out for season
Rich Williams averages 12.8 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Calvin Crawford averages 10.8 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Desi Rodriguez scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Myles Powell averages 14.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Manhattan averages 67.3 points per contest this year, which is 307th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 145th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 92nd in Division 1. They average 32.5 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 321st and 162nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 16.8 per game. The Jaspers allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 96th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 180th and 141st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 113th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 204th place in college basketball. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall is 67th in the country with 81.1 points per contest this season. They are 48th in the nation in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 13.5. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 123rd in Division 1. They are 63rd in the country in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 67th in assists per game with 16.1. The Pirates are 173rd in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Pirates give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 87th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 76th and 69th in those defensive statistics. They rank 34th with 10.7 dimes allowed per game and 111th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 268th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Jaspers are 289th in the nation in offensive rating with 98, and their defensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 156th. In terms of pace they are 301st in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 145th. As a team they are 177th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 212th in Division 1. Manhattan is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 133rd in the nation.
Seton Hall is 213th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 62nd in the nation. The Pirates are 59th in the country in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 93.6 is ranked 62nd. In terms of pace they are 127th in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 86th. As a team they are 114th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 307th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Manhattan/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Manhattan
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