Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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The Seton Hall Pirates head to Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 13-7 and a road record of 1-4. They are 7-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-10. The Musketeers have an overall record of 15-6 and a home record of 10-1. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 10-10 against the spread.
Khadeen Carrington comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Desi Rodriguez averages 16.1 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Seton Hall. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
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Trevon Bluiett averages 18.4 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Musketeers. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Edmond Sumner averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Seton Hall averages 74.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 134th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 208th in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 239th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 269th with 14.3 per game. The Pirates allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 82nd and 118th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 51st place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 203rd in Division 1.
Xavier averages 76.9 points per game this year which ranks them 70th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 121st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 209th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 46th and 92nd respectively. In the turnover department the Musketeers rank 127th with 12.9 per game. The Musketeers allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 112th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 167th and 64th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 209th place in the nation. The Musketeers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in college basketball.
The Pirates average 70.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 62 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8 per contest. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 104.8 and they assist on 45.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Seton Hall turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.1%. The Pirates give up 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Musketeers score 80.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 82 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16 points per game. The Musketeers have a rating on offense of 109.2 and 56.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Xavier turns it over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.5%. The Musketeers give up 64.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 7-10 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-10 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 10-10 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 11-9 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/22/16 F Myles Carter Dismissed has been dismissed
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
01/30/17 G Edmond Sumner Knee out for season
01/22/17 G Myles Davis Personal has left the team
Tony's Pick: Take Xavier -6.5
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