Seton Hall at Marquette College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Fiserv Forum to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 6 point favorites.
Seton Hall comes into this game with an overall record of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 75.7 points per game while giving up 70.3 per contest. Marquette has an overall record of 13-3. They are averaging 80.3 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 11.3.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 7-8-0 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 7-8-0 against the over/under
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-5-1 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 7-8-0 against the over/under
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/09/18 G Greg Elliott Thumb is out for season
Myles Powell comes into this contest averaging 22.8 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 87%. Sandro Mamukelashvili averages 9.6 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Markus Howard averages 25.8 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Sam Hauser averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.0 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 75.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 137th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 275th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 245th and 158th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 312th with 11.4 per game. The Pirates allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 153rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 143rd and 143rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 195th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 184th place in Division 1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette is 53rd in the country with 80.3 points per game this year. They are 117th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.3. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 22nd in the nation. They are 21st in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.8 boards per game, and 120th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Golden Eagles are 113th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Golden Eagles surrender 69.0 points per contest, which ranks them 117th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 48th and 97th in those defensive statistics. They rank 67th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest and 63rd with 32.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Eagles are 69th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game.
The Pirates are 128th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 177th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 184th. As a team they are 169th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 256th in Division 1. Seton Hall is 310th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 119th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 90th in the country in offensive rating with 108.8. In terms of pace they are 102nd in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 67th. As a team they are 46th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 99th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette -6
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