Iowa Hawkeyes vs Seton Hall Pirates Prediction, 11/16/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Iowa Hawkeyes vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Prudential Center is the site where the Seton Hall Pirates (2-0) will try to defeat the Iowa Hawkeyes (2-0) on Wednesday.
The Iowa Hawkeyes took the court against North Carolina A&T and earned the victory with a final of 112-71 in their last game. Concerning personal fouls, the Hawkeyes finished with 9 while North Carolina A&T racked up 26 personal fouls. They also knocked down 9 of 26 tries from long range. North Carolina A&T walked away from this one shooting 75.0% at the charity stripe by making 6 of their 8 shots. Furthermore, North Carolina A&T snagged 39 boards (12 offensive, 27 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. North Carolina A&T doled out 7 assists and had 3 steals in this contest. In regard to defense, Iowa let their opponent shoot 41.8% from the floor on 28 of 67 shooting. They also doled out 25 assists for the game while forcing 21 turnovers and getting 7 steals. Pertaining to pulling down boards, they compiled 40 with 13 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Hawkeyes made 19 of 27 attempts for a percentage of 70.4%. Iowa ended the game with a 51.9% field goal percentage (41 out of 79) and converted 11 of their 23 shots from 3-point land.
Kris Murray is a player who had an impact in this matchup. He racked up 22 points on 7 of 11 shooting. He saw the court for 23 mins and also pulled down 8 boards. He finished the game at 63.6% from the field and totaled 2 assists.
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Iowa will play this game with a mark of 2-0 for the year. They cough up possession 7.5 times per contest and as a group are committing 10.5 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Iowa is collecting 43.0 boards per game and has accounted for 50 dimes for the season, which ranks 47th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Hawkeyes are shooting 39.3% on three-point attempts (22 of 56) and 70.7% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 100.5 pts per contest (7th in D-1) while hitting 51.4% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Hawkeyes are forcing 19.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 21.0 personal fouls. They are surrendering 33.3% from beyond the arc and they rank 128th in college basketball in points per game allowed (64.5). The Hawkeyes are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 38.3% (51 of 133) and they surrender 36.5 rebounds per game as a group. They rank 61st in college basketball in allowing assists with 18 surrendered for the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the Seton Hall Pirates walked away with a victory by a final of 80-44 against St. Peter's. The Pirates were able to snag 30 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 39 in this contest. They turned the ball over 16 times, while getting 4 steals in this game. St. Peter's committed 32 personal fouls in this game which got the Pirates to the charity stripe for a total of 38 shots. They were able to knock down 29 of the free throws for a percentage of 76.3%. Pertaining to shots from downtown, Seton Hall buried 5 of 14 tries (35.7%). Overall, the Pirates went 23 for 44 from the field which had them shooting 52.3%. The Pirates permitted St. Peter's to bury 16 of their 58 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 27.6% for the matchup. They shot 20.8% from beyond the arc by connecting on 5 out of 24 and ended up shooting 7 out of 13 at the free throw line (53.8%). Regarding how they attacked the glass, Seton Hall allowed St. Peter's to collect 28 in all (13 on the offensive glass).
Al-Amir Dawes ended up being a factor for the Pirates for the matchup. He knocked down 4 of 5 for this contest for a field goal percentage of 80.0%, and had 10 rebounds. He tallied 13 points in his 23 mins on the court and had 2 dimes for this game.
Seton Hall has a mark of 2-0 for the campaign. The Pirates are responsible for committing 22.0 fouls per contest and they hit 67.5% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 11.5 times per game (285th in college basketball) and they turn it over 18.0 times per contest. Seton Hall has totaled 159 pts on the season (79.5 per contest) and they average 43.5 boards per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Pirates are shooting 48.5% from the field, which ranks them 98th in the nation.
The Pirates on the defensive end are ranked 8th in Division 1 in PPG given up with 48.0. They have forced 21.0 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 28.7% from the floor (4th in college basketball). The Seton Hall defense surrenders 15.9% on shots from distance (7 of 44) and their opposition knocks down 62.2% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 7.5 assists and 36.5 rebounds per game, which has them ranked 32nd and 245th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Iowa
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