Seton Hall at Louisville College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
KFC Yum! Center
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The Seton Hall Pirates head to KFC Yum! Center to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Louisville as 3.5 point favorites.
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Seton Hall comes into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.1 as they are averaging 80.9 points per game while giving up 66.7 per contest. Louisville has an overall record of 4-1. They are averaging 76.8 points per game and surrendering 63.8, good for a point differential of 13.0.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-2 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 1-3 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
11/27/17 G Jordan Walker Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
12/02/17 G Jo Griffin Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Seton Hall
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
11/12/17 G Ryan McMahon Ribs is out indefinitely
Desi Rodriguez averages 18.7 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Myles Powell averages 14.7 points per contest in 28.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Deng Adel scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Raymond Spalding averages 11.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 80.9 points per contest this year, which is 92nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 48th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 79th in Division 1. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 134th and 106th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 207th with 13.3 per game. The Pirates allow 66.7 points per contest, which is 80th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 138th and 215th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 40th, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 40th place in college basketball. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 308th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville is 162nd in the country with 76.8 points per contest this season. They are 240th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 13.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 234th in Division 1. They are 24th in the country in rebounding with 42.4 boards per contest and 196th in assists per game with 13.6. The Cardinals are 259th in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Cardinals give up 63.8 points per game, which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 34th with 10.4 dimes allowed per game and 248th with 37.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 171st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 95th in the country in defensive rating with 94.2, and their offensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 47th. They are 209th in college basketball in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 70th. As a unit they are 106th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 282nd in D-1. Seton Hall is 215th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 152nd in the country.
Louisville is 280th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 12th in Division 1. The Cardinals are 27th in the nation in defensive rating with 87.6, and their offensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 174th. They are 125th in D-1 in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 260th. As a unit they are 225th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 262nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Louisville college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Seton Hall +3.5
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