Butler vs Seton Hall Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/19/2020
Game: Butler Bulldogs vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Seton Hall -6.5
The Butler Bulldogs head to Prudential Center to take on the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 6.5 point favorites.
Butler heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 68.7 points per contest while giving up 61.7 per game. Seton Hall has an overall record of 18-7. They are averaging 74.4 points per game and surrendering 66.6, good for a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 12-12-2 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 11-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 15-9-1 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 11-12-2 against the over/under this year
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/14/19 G Campbell Donovan ACL is out for season
02/18/20 G Aaron Thompson Head is questionable Wednesday vs Seton Hall
02/18/20 C Derrik Smits Laceration is questionable Wednesday vs Seton Hall
01/22/20 F Christian David ACL is out for season
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
02/18/20 F Darnell Brodie Illness is questionable Wednesday vs Butler
02/18/20 F Taurean Thompson Illness is questionable Wednesday vs Butler
Sean McDermott averages 11.9 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. Kamar Baldwin comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Quincy McKnight averages 11.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 5.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Myles Powell scores 21.7 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 61.7 points per contest which is 14th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 138th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 77th place in D-1. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in Division 1. Butler averages 68.7 points per contest, which is 252nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 50th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 145th in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 214th and 213th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 330th with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates give up 66.6 points per game, which ranks them 100th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 47th in those defensive statistics. They rank 69th with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 292nd with 37.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 265th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest. Seton Hall is 92nd in the country with 74.4 points per contest this season. They are 154th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 222nd in the country. They are 78th in the nation in rebounding with 37.7 boards per contest and 92nd in assists per game with 14.2. The Pirates are 142nd in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 105.9, which is ranked 89th. They are 341st in college basketball in pace with 64.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 70th. As a unit they are 74th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 205th in D-1. Butler is 268th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 171st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 103.7, which is ranked 128th. They are 66th in D-1 in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 137th. As a unit they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 104th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Butler +6.5 and over 134.5 total points
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