Marquette at Seton Hall College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 6.5 point favorites.
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Marquette comes into this game with an overall record of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 81.7 points per game while giving up 77.4 per contest. Seton Hall has an overall mark of 17-6. They are averaging 78.3 points per contest and giving up 70.9, which is a point differential of 7.4.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 10-12 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 12-10 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 11-12 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 13-10 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Left Team is out for season
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Andrew Rowsey averages 19 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Markus Howard averages 21.6 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Myles Powell averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Desi Rodriguez averages 17.4 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 77.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 297th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 321st and 115th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 89th, and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 267th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in college basketball. Marquette averages 81.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 34th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 28th in D-1. They average 31.8 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 333rd and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates surrender 70.9 points per contest, which ranks them 145th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 120th and 102nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 103rd with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 119th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 208th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season. Seton Hall is 73rd in Division 1 with 78.3 points per game this year. They are 51st in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 100th in the nation. They are 58th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game and 42nd in assists per contest with 16.3. The Pirates are 120th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Golden Eagles are 22nd in the nation in offensive rating with 114.4, and their defensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 306th. In terms of pace they are 143rd in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 25th. As a team they are 19th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 25th in Division 1. Marquette is 281st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 290th in the nation.
Seton Hall is 168th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 97th in the nation. The Pirates are 80th in the country in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 106th. In terms of pace they are 93rd in Division 1 with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 93rd. As a team they are 126th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 294th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Marquette/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seton Hall -6.5
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