Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Xavier Musketeers travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 2 point favorites.
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The Musketeers come into this game with an overall record of 18-9 and a road record of 3-7. They are 11-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-13. The Pirates have an overall record of 16-10 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 12-13 and they are 10-13 against the spread.
Trevon Bluiett comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Musketeers. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. J.P. Macura averages 14.2 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Xavier. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Khadeen Carrington averages 17.8 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Angel Delgado averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.2 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Xavier averages 74.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 121st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 129th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 229th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game which ranks them 37th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 140th with 12.9 per game. The Musketeers allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 185th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 252nd place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 231st in Division 1.
Seton Hall averages 74.1 points per game this year which ranks them 144th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 134th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 220th in the nation. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 243rd respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 248th with 14 per game. The Pirates allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 133rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 108th and 116th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 101st and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 93rd place in the nation. The Pirates force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 254th in college basketball.
The Musketeers average 72.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 60.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -16.7 per contest. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 108.2 and they assist on 58.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Xavier turns the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.7%. The Musketeers give up 77 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Pirates score 78.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.9 points per game. The Pirates have a rating on offense of 104.5 and 46.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Seton Hall turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.5%. The Pirates give up 68.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 11-15 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 13-13 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 10-13 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 12-13 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
02/21/17 G Trevon Bluiett Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Seton Hall
01/30/17 G Edmond Sumner Knee out for season
01/22/17 G Myles Davis Personal has left the team
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/22/16 F Myles Carter Disciplinary has been dismissed
02/09/17 F Veer Singh Personal left the team
02/08/17 G Jevon Thomas Personal left the team
Guy's Pick: Take Seton Hall +2
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