Michigan State vs Seton Hall Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 11/14/2019
Game: Michigan State Spartans vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Seton Hall +7.5
The Michigan State Spartans head to Prudential Center to take on the Seton Hall Pirates on Thursday, November 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 7.5 point favorites.
Michigan State heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of 23 as they are averaging 81 points per contest while giving up 58 per game. Seton Hall has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 89.5 points per game and surrendering 64, good for a point differential of 25.5.
Valuable Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/05/19 F Joey Hauser Eligibility is questionable Tuesday vs Kentucky
11/05/19 G Joshua Langford Foot is out indefinitely
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
11/11/19 G Myles Powell Ankle injured last game, is out indefinitely
Cassius Winston comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 1.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 91%. Aaron Henry averages 12.5 points per contest in 22.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Sandro Mamukelashvili scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 50%. Quincy McKnight averages 12.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan State averages 81.0 points per contest, which is 94th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 23.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 131st. From 3-point territory they shoot 24%, which is good for 319th in the nation. They average 42.5 boards per contest and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 314th with 10.0 per game. The Spartans allow 58.0 points per contest, which is 53rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 34% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 173rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 99th, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 88th place in the country. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall is 34th in the nation with 89.5 points per contest this season. They are 22nd in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 25.5. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 88th in the NCAA. They are 184th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 47th in assists per game with 17.5. The Pirates are 327th in turnovers per contest with 9.5. The Pirates give up 64.0 points per game, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 114th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 86th with 10.0 dimes allowed per game and 174th with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 279th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.0 per contest this year.
The Spartans are 72nd in the nation in offensive rating with 112.5. In terms of pace they are 177th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 171st. As a team they are 139th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 132nd in Division 1. Michigan State is 316th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 324th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 121.8, which is ranked 19th. They are 126th in D-1 in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 36th. As a unit they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 230th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Michigan State/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan State -7.5
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