Seton Hall vs DePaul College Basketball Game Picks 12/30/2019
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs DePaul Blue Demons
Date: Monday, December 30, 2019
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: DePaul -1.5
The Seton Hall Pirates head to Wintrust Arena to take on the DePaul Blue Demons on Monday, December 30, 2019. The opening line for this game has DePaul as 1.5 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.5 as they are averaging 74.8 points per contest while giving up 64.3 per game. DePaul has an overall mark of 12-1. They are averaging 77.2 points per contest and giving up 65.5, which is a point differential of 11.6.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-4-0 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 4-7-1 against the over/under this year
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 7-4-1 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 6-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/21/19 G Myles Powell Concussion is out indefinitely
12/10/19 F Sandro Mamukelashvili Wrist is out indefinitely
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jared Rhoden comes into this game averaging 7.8 points per contest while playing 24.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 64%. Quincy McKnight averages 11.5 points per contest in 26.9 minutes per game. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Charlie Moore scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.7 rebounds per contest and has 6.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Paul Reed averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.9 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 74.8 points per contest, which is 119th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 158th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 131st in the nation. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 113th and 125th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 166th with 13.8 per game. The Pirates allow 64.3 points per contest, which is 83rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 57th and 87th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 267th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 58th place in the country. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
DePaul is 80th in the nation with 77.2 points per contest this season. They are 40th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 11.6. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 112th in the NCAA. They are 77th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.9 boards per contest and 75th in assists per game with 15.2. The Blue Demons are 73rd in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Blue Demons give up 65.5 points per game, which ranks them 112th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 32nd and 70th in those defensive statistics. They rank 110th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 262nd with 36.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Demons are 335th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.2 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 149th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.3. In terms of pace they are 99th in the country with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 140th. As a team they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 117th in Division 1. Seton Hall is 187th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
DePaul is 123rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 104.2, which is ranked 130th. They are 61st in D-1 in pace with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 77th. As a unit they are 115th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/DePaul college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Seton Hall +1.5
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