St. Peter's at Seton Hall College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/12/2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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The St. Peter's Peacocks travel to Walsh Gymnasium to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 23 point favorites.
St. Peter's heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 66.1 points per contest while giving up 66.4 per game. Seton Hall has an overall record of 8-1. They are averaging 81.7 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of 13.8.
Valuable St. Peter's Peacocks Betting Trends
The St. Peter's Peacocks are 2-3 against the spread this season
The St. Peter's Peacocks are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-4 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 7-2 against the over/under this year
Key St. Peter's Peacocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
11/27/17 G Jordan Walker Thumb is out indefinitely
Nick Griffin averages 18.1 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 78%. Davauhnte Turner averages 10.4 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Desi Rodriguez averages 19.7 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Myles Powell averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Peter's averages 66.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 321st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 311th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 232nd in the country. They average 32.1 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 323rd and 278th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 322nd with 11.4 per game. The Peacocks allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 75th and 66th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 213th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 96th place in college basketball. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 213th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall is 67th in the country with 81.7 points per game this year. They are 42nd in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 13.8. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 121st in college basketball. They are 132nd in the nation in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 99th in assists per contest with 15.4. The Pirates are 230th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Pirates surrender 67.9 points per contest, which ranks them 92nd in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 31st with 10.6 assists allowed per contest and 69th with 32.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 301st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game this season.
The Peacocks are 186th in the country in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 254th. They are 350th in college basketball in pace with 64 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 256th. As a unit they are 274th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 50% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in D-1. St. Peter's is 263rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 79th in the country.
Seton Hall is 257th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 136th in the nation. The Pirates are 53rd in the country in offensive rating with 114.1, and their defensive rating of 94.9 is ranked 88th. In terms of pace they are 172nd in Division 1 with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 71st. As a team they are 98th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 304th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's St. Peter's/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seton Hall -23
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