Seton Hall at Texas Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/30/2017
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Madison Square Garden to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Thursday, November 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 2 point favorites.
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Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 79.5 points per contest while giving up 64.7 per game. Texas Tech has an overall mark of 6-0. They are averaging 83.3 points per contest and giving up 55.3, which is a point differential of 28.0.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 4-2 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 0-4 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
11/27/17 G Jordan Walker Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Desi Rodriguez averages 17.8 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 70%. Angel Delgado averages 14 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Keenan Evans averages 15 points per game while playing 23.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Jarrett Culver averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 18 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 79.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 117th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 61st. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 179th in the country. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 136th and 118th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 13.0 per game. The Pirates allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 56th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 113th and 231st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 9.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 26th place in college basketball. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 305th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech is 64th in the country with 83.3 points per game this year. They are 34th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 28.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 108th in college basketball. They are 116th in the nation in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game, and 119th in assists per contest with 15.2. The Red Raiders are 208th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Red Raiders surrender 55.3 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the country. Their defense allows a 34% shooting percentage and a 24% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 7.3 assists allowed per contest and 36th with 31.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Red Raiders are 332nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 18.8 per game this season.
The Pirates are 67th in the country in defensive rating with 91.5, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 71st. They are 227th in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 98th. As a unit they are 138th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 282nd in D-1. Seton Hall is 233rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 137th in the country.
Texas Tech is 202nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 23 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 39%, which is 3rd in the nation. The Red Raiders are 35th in the country in offensive rating with 116.3, and their defensive rating of 77.2 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 173rd in Division 1 with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 41st. As a team they are 36th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 261st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas Tech -2
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