Seton Hall at Rutgers College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Seton Hall Pirates head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Seton Hall as 7.5 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.7 as they are averaging 81.9 points per contest while giving up 67.2 per game. Rutgers has an overall record of 9-3. They are averaging 72.9 points per game and surrendering 57.8, good for a point differential of 15.2.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 6-4 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-2 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
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Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Myles Powell averages 14 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Desi Rodriguez averages 19.4 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Geo Baker averages 12.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Corey Sanders scores 13 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates allow 67.2 points per contest which is 85th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 133rd and 128th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 51st, and they allow 10.5 assists per game which puts them in 31st place in the country. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 294th in the nation. Seton Hall averages 81.9 points per contest this year, which is 58th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 37th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 131st in college basketball. They average 38.1 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 106th and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 227th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights give up 57.8 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 32nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 55th with 11.1 dimes allowed per game and 185th with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Scarlet Knights are 262nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year. Rutgers is 224th in Division 1 with 72.9 points per contest this season. They are 272nd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 15.2. They shoot 28% from beyond the arc, which is good for 339th in D-1. They are 1st in college basketball in rebounding with 45.7 boards per contest and 280th in assists per game with 12.3. The Scarlet Knights are 295th in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Pirates are 85th in the country in defensive rating with 94.2, and their offensive rating of 114.9 is ranked 40th. They are 178th in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 75th. As a unit they are 95th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 310th in D-1. Seton Hall is 255th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 131st in the country.
Rutgers is 325th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 41%, which is 5th in the nation. The Scarlet Knights are 202nd in the country in offensive rating with 103.7, and their defensive rating of 82.1 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 210th in Division 1 with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 325th. As a team they are 336th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 343rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Seton Hall -7.5 and under 149 total points
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