Wagner at Seton Hall College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/20/2017
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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The Wagner Seahawks travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 23.5 point favorites.
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Wagner heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-2. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 76.9 points per contest while giving up 67.9 per game. Seton Hall has an overall mark of 9-2. They are averaging 80.4 points per contest and giving up 67.5, which is a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable Wagner Seahawks Betting Trends
The Wagner Seahawks are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Wagner Seahawks are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 6-5 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-3 against the over/under this year
Key Wagner Seahawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
JoJo Cooper averages 13.2 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%. Blake Francis averages 20.2 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 93%.
Myles Powell averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Desi Rodriguez averages 19 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seahawks allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 78th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 140th, and they give up 10.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in college basketball. Wagner averages 76.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 147th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 299th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 147th in D-1. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 233rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 46th with 15.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates surrender 67.5 points per contest, which ranks them 91st in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 97th and 114th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 10.3 assists allowed per contest, and 97th with 32.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 265th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season. Seton Hall is 81st in Division 1 with 80.4 points per game this year. They are 54th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 166th in the nation. They are 81st in college basketball in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game and 88th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Pirates are 191st in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Seahawks are 67th in the country in defensive rating with 93.7, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 158th. They are 164th in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 270th. As a unit they are 200th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 134th in D-1. Wagner is 81st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 22nd in the country.
Seton Hall is 227th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 79th in the nation. The Pirates are 64th in the country in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 94.5 is ranked 80th. In terms of pace they are 168th in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 94th. As a team they are 125th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 306th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wagner/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seton Hall -23.5
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