Oregon Ducks vs Seton Hall Pirates Prediction, 12/4/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Friday, December 4, 2020
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon (-1.5)
The Seton Hall Pirates (1-2) play the Oregon Ducks (0-1) at CHI Health Center Omaha on Friday. The line on this matchup has Oregon as 1.5-point favorites. The total is set at 143.5.
Oregon will take the court with a mark of 0-1 for the campaign. The Ducks are connecting on 33.3% on 3-point shots (7 of 21) and 76.2% from the free throw line. They average 75 points per game (133rd in the nation) while hitting 41.3% from the field. They lose possession via turnover 10 times per game and as a team are committing 17 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Oregon is grabbing 39 boards per contest and has accounted for 12 assists so far this year, which ranks 266th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. On defense, the Ducks are able to force 7 turnovers every game and they draw 19 fouls. They are ranked 52nd in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 17 surrendered so far this season. The Ducks are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.2% (30 of 65) and they surrender 36 rebounds per game as a unit. They surrender 29.0% on shots from distance and they are 250th in Division 1 in opponents PPG (83).
The Oregon Ducks faced the Missouri Tigers and took a loss by a score of 83-75 in their last game. Oregon finished the contest with a 41.3% FG percentage (26 of 63) and made 7 of 21 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Ducks made 16 of their 21 shots for a rate of 76.2%. When talking about getting rebounds, they compiled 37 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 12 dimes for this game while having 5 steals and 4 rejections. With respect to the defense, Oregon allowed 41.3% from the field on 26 of 63. Missouri recorded 17 assists and 5 steals in this matchup. In addition, the Tigers grabbed 35 rebounds (8 offensive, 27 defensive) and got 4 rejections. Missouri finished the game shooting 82.4% at the charity stripe by converting 14 of 17 attempts. They also knocked down 9 out of their 31 tries from long range.
Chris Duarte is someone who was a factor in this contest. He ended up finishing with 22 points on 7 out of 12 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 38 mins played and also collected 4 rebounds. Duarte ended up shooting 58.3% from the floor and also distributed 3 assists. An additional guy that was a factor in this matchup for the Ducks was Eric Williams. He had 9 rebounds and also collected 2 dimes. He shot 45.5% from the field for the matchup by going 5-of-11 (13 points). When the final whistle blew, Williams saw the court for 36 minutes.
Seton Hall has a mark of 1-2 this year. Seton Hall has scored 219 pts so far this year (73.0 per game) and they pull in 38.3 boards per contest. The Pirates have committed 18.3 fouls per game and they go 65.8% from the free throw line. When it comes to offensive execution, the Pirates are connecting on 43.2% from the field, which is 230th in the country. Their rate of earning assists is at 11.7 times per game (200th in college hoops) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.7 times per game. The Pirates defensively are ranked 151st in college basketball in points given up per game with 70.3. The Seton Hall defense gives up 35.8% on shots from distance (19 of 53) and opponents are converting on 73.7% of their foul shots. They allow 10.3 assists and 35.0 rebounds per game, which ranks them 72nd and 126th in those categories on the defensive end. They are forcing 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 44.1% from the floor (179th in D-1).
The last time they took the court, the Seton Hall Pirates went home defeated by a final of 76-63 when they played the Rhode Island Rams. The Pirates snagged 28 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 35 in the game. They also blocked 2 shots while recording 4 steals in this game. The Rams were called for 17 fouls for the game which got the Pirates to the charity stripe for a total of 23 tries. They were able to convert 13 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 56.5%. When discussing three-point attempts, Seton Hall buried 6 out of 16 tries (37.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Pirates finished the game shooting 22 for 52 from the floor which had them shooting 42.3%. The Pirates permitted the Rams to make 26 out of their 58 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.8% for the contest. They shot 42.1% from distance by shooting 8 out of 19 and ended up shooting 16 out of 24 from the free throw line (66.7%). When discussing cleaning the glass, Seton Hall allowed Rhode Island to grab 35 in all (7 on the offensive side).
Sandro Mamukelashvili ended up being a major contributor for the Pirates in the matchup. He made 8 out of 17 for this game for a field goal percentage of 47.1%, which gave him 25 points. Mamukelashvili snagged 10 boards in his 38 minutes and totaled 2 assists for the contest. Another guy that was important for Seton Hall was Jared Rhoden. He left the arena with 10 points in his 31 minutes on the court by way of 5 out of 13 shooting in this game. Rhoden walked away from this one going 38.5% from the field while also earning 2 dimes and 6 total rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seton Hall (+1.5) and over 143.5 points
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