Saint Louis at Seton Hall College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Saint Louis Billikens travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seton Hall as 7.5 point favorites.
Saint Louis heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 68.7 points per contest while giving up 60.3 per game. Seton Hall has an overall mark of 1-1. They are averaging 73.0 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 0-3-0 against the over/under
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
11/09/18 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Javon Bess comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Tramaine Isabell averages 15.0 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Myles Powell averages 27.0 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Michael Nzei averages 12.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.0 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 83% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Louis averages 68.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 288th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 202nd. Behind the arc they shoot 24% which is good for 335th in the nation. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 192nd and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 295th with 11.0 per game. The Billikens allow 60.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 111th and 121st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 199th place in Division 1. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 187th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall is 244th in the country with 73.0 points per game this year. They are 219th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 267th in the nation. They are 130th in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.5 boards per game, and 286th in assists per contest with 11.5. The Pirates are 297th in turnovers per game with 11.0. The Pirates surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 88th in D-1. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 49th and 87th in those defensive statistics. They rank 167th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 213th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 64th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game.
The Billikens are 277th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.6. In terms of pace they are 247th in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 234th. As a team they are 261st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 119th in Division 1. Saint Louis is 260th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 275th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 107.4, which is ranked 159th. They are 296th in D-1 in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 246th. As a unit they are 228th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 262nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Saint Louis/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Seton Hall -7.5
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