Providence at Seton Hall NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/30/2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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The Providence Friars travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Seton Hall as 4.5 point favorites.
Providence heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 73.5 points per contest while giving up 69.4 per game. Seton Hall has an overall record of 12-8. They are averaging 74.3 points per game and surrendering 72.2, good for a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-12-0 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-11-0 against the over/under
Key Providence Friars Injuries
01/20/19 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Alpha Diallo comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. Nate Watson averages 11.2 points per game in 22.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Myles Powell averages 21.2 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Quincy McKnight averages 10.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence averages 73.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 179th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 246th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 162nd in the nation. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 67th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 228th with 12.8 per game. The Friars allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 125th and 202nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 178th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 92nd place in Division 1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall is 158th in the country with 74.3 points per game this year. They are 151st in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 240th in the nation. They are 264th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.1 boards per game, and 173rd in assists per contest with 13.7. The Pirates are 246th in turnovers per game with 12.6. The Pirates surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 198th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 163rd and 173rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 208th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest and 217th with 35.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 262nd in country in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game.
The Friars are 161st in the nation in offensive rating with 104.6. In terms of pace they are 235th in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 272nd. As a team they are 268th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 301st in Division 1. Providence is 255th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 242nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 104, which is ranked 180th. They are 123rd in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 195th. As a unit they are 181st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 263rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Providence/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seton Hall -4.5
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