Drexel Dragons vs Seton Hall Pirates Prediction, 12/14/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Drexel Dragons vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Seton Hall Pirates (6-4) will compete against the Drexel Dragons (5-5) at Prudential Center on Wednesday.
The Drexel Dragons took the court against La Salle and went home with a win by a final score of 65-58 in their last contest. Drexel finished with a 34.2% FG percentage (25 of 73) and converted 4 of 23 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the free throw line, the Dragons made 11 of their 15 shots for a rate of 73.3%. In the matter of hauling in boards, they compiled 42 with 12 of them being offensive. They also dished out 15 dimes in the game as well as forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and having 5 steals. In terms of defense, Drexel allowed the other team to shoot 35.4% from the field on 23 out of 65 shooting. La Salle earned 7 assists and had 5 steals for this contest. Furthermore, La Salle grabbed 38 rebounds (7 offensive, 31 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. La Salle finished the game at 77.8% when shooting free throws by burying 7 of 9 shots. They also knocked down 5 of their 19 shots from 3-point range. When talking about fouls, the Dragons ended up finishing with 9 and La Salle had 15 fouls.
Coletrane Washington is someone who was a contributor for the game. He went 46.2% from the floor and also totaled 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 36 minutes and also collected 1 board. He ended up with 21 points on 6 of 13 shooting.
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Drexel will enter this matchup with a win-loss mark of 5-5 on the campaign. They are averaging 66.7 pts per game (303rd in college basketball) on 42.5% from the field. The Dragons are shooting 31.3% on shots from distance (72 of 230) and 67.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Drexel is grabbing 35.8 boards per contest and has accounted for 108 assists on the campaign, which is 328th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 10.3 times per game and as a team they commit 12.0 personal fouls per game.
On defense, the Dragons are forcing 11.7 turnovers every game while drawing 15.1 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 111th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 114 relinquished on the season. The Dragons defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.3% (249 of 575) and they concede 33.7 boards per game as a unit. They are giving up 31.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 50th in D-1 in opponents PPG (62.8).
When they last stepped on the court, the Seton Hall Pirates went home defeated by a final of 55-45 when they played Rutgers. The Pirates were able to snag 22 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards totaling 30 in this contest. They also coughed up the ball 14 times, while earning 12 steals in this game. Rutgers was called for 19 fouls for the contest which got the Pirates to the charity stripe for a total of 18 shots. They were able to knock down 10 of them for a percentage of 55.6%. Regarding shots from beyond the perimeter, Seton Hall made 5 of 21 attempts (23.8%). When the final whistle blew, the Pirates shot 15 out of 44 from the floor which had them shooting 34.1%. The Pirates allowed Rutgers to convert 21 of their 57 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 36.8% for the game. They went 41.7% from three-point range by shooting 5 out of 12 and ended up shooting 8 of 17 at the charity stripe (47.1%). In reference to rebounds, Seton Hall allowed Rutgers to grab 22 overall (8 on the offensive glass).
Dre Davis ended up being a major contributor for the Pirates in the game. He knocked down 3 of 6 for the game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 1 rebound. He earned 10 points in his 24 minutes on the court and had 2 assists in the matchup.
Seton Hall has a win-loss record of 6-4 so far this season. As an offense, the Pirates are shooting 43.1% from the field, which is 246th in D-1. Seton Hall has accounted for 689 points for the season (68.9 per game) and they pull down 37.1 boards per game. They are assisting teammates 12.0 times per game (288th in college basketball) and they turn it over 15.9 times per contest. The Pirates are responsible for committing 19.3 personal fouls every game while shooting 67.4% from the charity stripe.
The Seton Hall defense allows 28.4% on shots from 3-point land (50 of 176) and their opponents are connecting on 69.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 10.2 dimes and 33.3 rebounds per game, ranking them 36th and 131st in the nation. The Pirates on the defensive end are ranked 38th in the nation in PPG surrendered with 61.8. They have forced 15.5 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 39.7% from the floor (60th in D-1).
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