Seton Hall at Marquette NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/15/2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Madison Square Garden to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Friday, March 15, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 2 point favorites.
Seton Hall comes into this game with an overall record of 18-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 73.8 points per game while giving up 71.6 per contest. Marquette has an overall mark of 23-8. They are averaging 77.4 points per contest and giving up 69.2, which is a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 14-16-0 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 12-18-0 against the over/under
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 18-12-1 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-18-0 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 22.6 points per game while playing 36.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Myles Cale averages 10.4 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Markus Howard averages 25.0 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Sam Hauser averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 141st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 179th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 275th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 181st and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 190th with 12.8 per game. The Pirates allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 186th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 117th and 157th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 227th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 209th place in Division 1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette is 64th in the country with 77.4 points per game this year. They are 80th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the nation. They are 69th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 156th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Golden Eagles are 93rd in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Golden Eagles surrender 69.2 points per contest, which ranks them 122nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 75th in those defensive statistics. They rank 87th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest and 89th with 33.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Eagles are 81st in country in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game.
The Pirates are 166th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.9. In terms of pace they are 130th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 216th. As a team they are 198th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 232nd in Division 1. Seton Hall is 202nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 89th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 71st in the country in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 111th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 47th. As a team they are 30th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 95th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Marquette -2
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