Maryland vs Seton Hall NCAA Basketball Tips 12/19/2019
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Seton Hall +3
The Maryland Terrapins travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Thursday, December 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 3 point favorites.
Maryland heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.9 as they are averaging 77.1 points per contest while giving up 62.2 per game. Seton Hall has an overall record of 6-4. They are averaging 77.0 points per game and surrendering 66.8, good for a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 6-4-0 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 4-5-1 against the over/under
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/09/19 C Chol Marial Leg is out indefinitely
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/14/19 G Myles Powell Concussion left last game, is questionable
12/10/19 F Sandro Mamukelashvili Wrist is out indefinitely
Jalen Smith averages 13.5 points per game in 28.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 10.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Anthony Cowan comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Quincy McKnight averages 9.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Myles Powell averages 21.2 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 188th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 149th, and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 181st place in the NCAA. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 168th in the nation. Maryland averages 77.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 84th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 239th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 268th in D-1. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 12th and 183rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates surrender 66.8 points per contest, which ranks them 138th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 101st and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 256th with 36.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 263rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game. Seton Hall is 85th in the country with 77.0 points per game this year. They are 150th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 10.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 60th in the nation. They are 100th in the country in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game and 104th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Pirates are 179th in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 108, which is ranked 71st. They are 135th in college basketball in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 227th. As a unit they are 191st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 116th in D-1. Maryland is 312th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 219th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 105.8, which is ranked 97th. They are 84th in D-1 in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 107th. As a unit they are 123rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 104th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seton Hall +3
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