Seton Hall at Maryland College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018
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The Seton Hall Pirates head to Xfinity Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, December 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 7.5 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-3. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 75.2 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Maryland has an overall mark of 9-2. They are averaging 77.7 points per contest and giving up 64.1, which is a point differential of 13.6.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-6-0 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 4-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 6-5-0 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/21/18 G Darryl Morsell Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Seton Hall
Myles Powell comes into this game averaging 22.7 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Sandro Mamukelashvili averages 10.3 points per contest in 27.9 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 8.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Anthony Cowan scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Bruno Fernando averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.4 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 75.2 points per contest, which is 161st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 171st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 276th and 209th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 330th with 11.0 per game. The Pirates allow 68.8 points per contest, which is 116th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 115th and 154th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 221st, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 167th place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland is 106th in the nation with 77.7 points per contest this season. They are 44th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.6. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 190th in the NCAA. They are 32nd in D-1 in rebounding with 40.7 boards per contest and 112th in assists per game with 14.8. The Terrapins are 149th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Terrapins give up 64.1 points per game, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 54th and 94th in those defensive statistics. They rank 70th with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 28.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Terrapins are 66th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 145th in the nation in offensive rating with 106. In terms of pace they are 217th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 202nd. As a team they are 193rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 259th in Division 1. Seton Hall is 325th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 132nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 46th in the country in offensive rating with 112.9. In terms of pace they are 267th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 76th. As a team they are 75th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 225th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Seton Hall +7.5
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