Seton Hall Pirates vs Providence Friars Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 2/15/2020
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs Providence Friars
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, RI
Odds/Point Spread: Providence +2.5
The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Dunkin' Donuts Center to play the Providence Friars on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Seton Hall as 2.5 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 74.6 points per contest while giving up 66.3 per game. Providence has an overall mark of 13-12. They are averaging 70.1 points per contest and giving up 66.5, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 15-8-1 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 10-12-2 against the over/under
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 10-14-1 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 10-13-2 against the over/under
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
02/13/20 F Darnell Brodie Illness is questionable
02/13/20 F Taurean Thompson Illness is questionable
Key Providence Friars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Myles Powell comes into this contest averaging 21.4 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Quincy McKnight averages 11.8 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Alpha Diallo averages 13.2 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 57%. David Duke averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 74.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 91st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 134th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 226th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 79th and 80th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 148th with 13.6 per game. The Pirates allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 90th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 33rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 278th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 81st place in Division 1. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence is 215th in the country with 70.1 points per game this year. They are 323rd in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 283rd in the nation. They are 56th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game, and 60th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Friars are 146th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Friars surrender 66.5 points per contest, which ranks them 96th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 157th and 111th in those defensive statistics. They rank 172nd with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 238th with 36.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Friars are 282nd in country in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Pirates are 126th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.9. In terms of pace they are 66th in the country with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 126th. As a team they are 126th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 113th in Division 1. Seton Hall is 179th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Providence is 205th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Friars are 208th in the country in offensive rating with 100.2. In terms of pace they are 170th in Division 1 with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 317th. As a team they are 319th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 189th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Providence college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Providence +2.5
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