Seton Hall vs Butler Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs Butler Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Butler -6
The Seton Hall Pirates head to Hinkle Fieldhouse to take on the Butler Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Butler as 6 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 64.1 per game. Butler has an overall mark of 15-1. They are averaging 68.8 points per contest and giving up 54.4, which is a point differential of 14.4.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 12-4-0 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 6-9-1 against the over/under this year
Important Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 11-4-1 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 5-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/10/19 F Sandro Mamukelashvili Wrist is out indefinitely
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/14/19 G Campbell Donovan ACL is out for season
Myles Powell comes into this game averaging 21.5 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Quincy McKnight averages 10.9 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game. He averages 4.9 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Kamar Baldwin scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Sean McDermott averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 75.1 points per contest, which is 100th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 116th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 130th in the nation. They average 38.1 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 88th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 153rd with 13.8 per game. The Pirates allow 64.1 points per contest, which is 69th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 78th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 244th, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Butler is 250th in the nation with 68.8 points per contest this season. They are 22nd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 14.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 65th in the NCAA. They are 199th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 161st in assists per game with 13.6. The Bulldogs are 324th in turnovers per contest with 11.4. The Bulldogs give up 54.4 points per game, which ranks them 4th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 9.9 dimes allowed per game and 2nd with 28.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 87th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 125th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.2. In terms of pace they are 78th in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 103rd. As a team they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 131st in Division 1. Seton Hall is 177th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Butler is 243rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 80th in the country in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 342nd in Division 1 with 64.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 26th. As a team they are 36th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 184th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Butler college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seton Hall +6
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