Providence at Seton Hall College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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The Providence Friars travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 6 point favorites.
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Providence comes into this game with an overall record of 14-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 76.5 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Seton Hall has an overall record of 16-5. They are averaging 78.7 points per game and surrendering 70.6, good for a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 7-12 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 12-7 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 10-11 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 12-9 against the over/under this year
Key Providence Friars Injuries
11/15/17 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Alpha Diallo averages 11.9 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Rodney Bullock averages 16 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Myles Powell averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 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 81%. Desi Rodriguez averages 17.4 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 177th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 145th and 33rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 205th, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 119th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in college basketball. Providence averages 76.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 111th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 87th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 65th in D-1. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 134th and 121st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 184th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates surrender 70.6 points per contest, which ranks them 138th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 117th and 121st in those defensive statistics. They rank 94th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 120th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 240th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season. Seton Hall is 70th in Division 1 with 78.7 points per game this year. They are 62nd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 117th in the nation. They are 52nd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game and 45th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Pirates are 118th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Friars are 110th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 101.8 is ranked 180th. In terms of pace they are 182nd in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 118th. As a team they are 104th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 289th in Division 1. Providence is 189th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 122nd in the nation.
Seton Hall is 165th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 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 82nd in the country in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 98.1 is ranked 89th. In terms of pace they are 91st in Division 1 with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 105th. As a team they are 129th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 299th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Providence/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seton Hall -6
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