Seton Hall at Xavier College Basketball Parlay 1/2/2019
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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The Seton Hall Pirates head to Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 3 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 75.5 points per contest while giving up 69.6 per game. Xavier has an overall record of 9-5. They are averaging 75.4 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 6-7-0 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 5-8-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 5-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
01/01/19 F Tyrique Jones Head is questionable Wednesday vs Seton Hall
Michael Nzei averages 10.2 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 66% for the season while his free throw percentage is 49%. Myles Powell comes into this game averaging 22.5 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Naji Marshall averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Quentin Goodin scores 13.7 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 5.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates allow 69.6 points per contest which is 137th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 124th and 158th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 206th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 162nd place in D-1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in Division 1. Seton Hall averages 75.5 points per contest, which is 143rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 169th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 257th in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 249th and 206th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 324th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers give up 70.1 points per game, which ranks them 150th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 138th and 256th in those defensive statistics. They rank 253rd with 14.2 dimes allowed per game and 74th with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Musketeers are 80th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per contest. Xavier is 149th in the country with 75.4 points per contest this season. They are 43rd in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 186th in the country. They are 165th in the nation in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 112th in assists per game with 14.8. The Musketeers are 134th in turnovers per contest with 13.9.
The Pirates are 148th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.3. In terms of pace they are 194th in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 215th. As a team they are 188th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 270th in Division 1. Seton Hall is 325th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Xavier is 98th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 109, which is ranked 96th. They are 278th in D-1 in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 48th. As a unit they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Seton Hall +3 and under 146.5 total points
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