Ohio State Buckeyes vs Seton Hall Pirates Prediction, 11/22/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ohio State Buckeyes vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Monday, November 22, 2021
Location: Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers, FL
The Ohio State Buckeyes (3-0) are hitting the road to Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Monday where they will attempt to defeat the Seton Hall Pirates (3-0).
The Ohio State Buckeyes played Bowling Green and went home with a win by a final score of 89-58 in their last contest. Ohio State walked away from the game with a 51.4% FG percentage (36 of 70) and made 12 of their 32 3-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Buckeyes made 5 of 7 tries for a rate of 71.4%. When talking about rebounding, they collected a total of 37 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 27 assists in this game while forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and earning 8 steals. With respect to defending, Ohio State allowed the other team to go 39.3% from the field on 24 of 61 shooting. Bowling Green doled out 7 assists and had 4 steals in the matchup. Moreover, Bowling Green pulled down 28 boards (7 offensive, 21 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Bowling Green finished the game at 37.5% from the free throw line by knocking down 3 of their 8 tries. They also made 7 of their 21 attempts from downtown. In regard to fouls, the Buckeyes finished with 12 while Bowling Green totaled 13 fouls.
E.J. Liddell is one player who was a factor in this game. He finished shooting 75.0% from the floor and totaled 4 assists. He was on the court for 20 mins played and pulled down 3 rebounds. He finished with 13 points on 6 out of 8 shooting.
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Ohio State comes into this game with a mark of 3-0 on the year. They average 80.0 pts per contest (103rd in Division 1) while connecting on 49.4% from the field. The Buckeyes are hitting 36.1% on shots from downtown (26 of 72) and 67.9% from the charity stripe. As a team, Ohio State is snagging 38.3 rebounds per game and has racked up 55 dimes so far this season, which is 69th in D-1 in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 11.0 times per contest and as a group are committing 15.3 fouls per game.
When they are on defense, the Buckeyes are forcing 14.0 turnovers per game while drawing 17.0 fouls. They give up 39.1% on shots from downtown and they rank 156th in D-1 in opponents PPG (66.0). The Buckeyes are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 41.7% (73 of 175) and they relinquish 32.3 boards per game as a basketball team. They are 51st in the nation in giving up assists with 24 conceded for the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Seton Hall Pirates got the victory with a final of 67-65 against Michigan. In regard to rebounds, Seton Hall permitted Michigan to pull down 36 overall (9 on the offensive side). They finished 20.0% from three-point range by shooting 3 of 15 and ended up shooting 10 of 12 at the free throw line (83.3%). The Pirates permitted Michigan to make 26 of their 62 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 41.9% for the contest. When this game wrapped up, the Pirates walked away from this one shooting 24 for 60 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 40.0%. With regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Seton Hall made 9 of 30 tries (30.0%). They were able to bury 10 of them for a clip of 55.6%. Michigan committed 18 fouls for this contest which took the Pirates to the charity stripe for a total of 18 tries. They also turned it over 11 times, while getting 3 steals for the contest. The Pirates were able to collect 22 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 30 for the game.
Tray Jackson ended up being a factor for the Pirates in the game. He totaled 13 points in his 24 minutes on the hardwood, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes. He converted 5 out of 5 for the game for a rate of 100.0%, and had 6 rebounds.
Seton Hall has a mark of 3-0 on the campaign. The Pirates are responsible for committing 16.7 fouls per contest and they hit 65.6% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 10.7 times per game (290th in college basketball) and they cough up possession 12.7 times per game. Seton Hall has scored 240 points so far this season (80.0 per game) and they average 44.7 boards per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the Pirates are shooting 45.2% from the field, which ranks them 151st in the nation.
The Seton Hall defense gives up 13.3% on 3-pointers (8 of 60) and opponents are knocking down 71.1% of their free throw attempts. They have given up 8.0 dimes and 37.7 rebounds per game, which is ranked 24th and 263rd in the country. The Pirates are ranked 12th in the nation in points given up per game with 52.7. They are forcing 14.3 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 31.4% from the floor (6th in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Ohio State
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