Villanova vs Seton Hall Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/4/2020
Game: Villanova Wildcats vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Seton Hall -3.5
The Villanova Wildcats head to Prudential Center to take on the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 3.5 point favorites.
Villanova comes into this game with an overall record of 22-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.2 as they are averaging 73.1 points per game while giving up 65.9 per contest. Seton Hall has an overall record of 21-7. They are averaging 75.1 points per game and surrendering 67.2, good for a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 12-14-3 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 11-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 17-10-1 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 13-13-2 against the over/under this year
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
03/03/20 F Darnell Brodie Illness is questionable Wednesday vs Villanova
03/03/20 F Tyrese Samuel Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Villanova
03/03/20 F Taurean Thompson Illness is questionable Wednesday vs Villanova
Collin Gillespie averages 15.4 points per contest in 33.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.5 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Saddiq Bey comes into this game averaging 15.9 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Quincy McKnight averages 11.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes 5.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Myles Powell scores 21.5 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 65.9 points per contest which is 79th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 182nd and 92nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 119th place in D-1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 46th in Division 1. Villanova averages 73.1 points per contest, which is 118th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 172nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 62nd in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 126th and 68th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 334th with 10.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates give up 67.2 points per game, which ranks them 118th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 53rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 77th with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 287th with 37.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 258th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest. Seton Hall is 74th in the country with 75.1 points per contest this season. They are 125th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 192nd in the country. They are 85th in the nation in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 58th in assists per game with 14.6. The Pirates are 150th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Wildcats are 54th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.5. In terms of pace they are 257th in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 77th. As a team they are 77th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 16th in Division 1. Villanova is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 173rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 100th. They are 71st in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 114th. As a unit they are 97th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% 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 Villanova +3.5 and over 139 total points
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