Seton Hall Pirates vs DePaul Blue Demons Prediction, 1/13/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs DePaul Blue Demons
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
Wintrust Arena is the site where the DePaul Blue Demons (9-6) will take on the Seton Hall Pirates (11-3) on Thursday.
The Seton Hall Pirates faced Connecticut and earned the victory with a final of 90-87 in their last contest. When discussing fouls, the Pirates finished with 12 while Connecticut finished the game with 19 fouls. They knocked down 14 of 23 shots from beyond the arc. Connecticut finished 91.7% from the charity stripe by converting 11 of 12 attempts. Additionally, Connecticut collected 36 rebounds (15 offensive, 21 defensive), but didn't have a block. Connecticut dished out 18 dimes and had 6 steals in the game. With regard to defense, Seton Hall allowed their opponent to shoot 47.0% from the field on 31 of 66 shooting. They also dished out 10 assists in this game while forcing 18 turnovers and getting 9 steals. In terms of grabbing boards, they earned 22 with 7 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Pirates made 20 of their 24 attempts for a percentage of 83.3%. Seton Hall ended having earned a 54.2% FG percentage (32 of 59) and converted 6 of 15 three-point attempts.
Kadary Richmond is one guy who was a major factor in this contest. He finished the game shooting 76.9% from the floor and totaled 1 assist. He was on the court for 27 mins and also snagged 1 board. He scored 27 points on 10 out of 13 shooting.
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Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a win-loss record of 11-3 on the campaign. They are turning it over 10.7 times per contest and as a team they are committing 15.0 fouls per contest. As a unit, Seton Hall is pulling down 38.1 boards per contest and has totaled 153 assists this season, which has them ranked 309th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. The Pirates are shooting 32.0% on shots from distance (101 of 316) and 76.8% from the free throw line. They average 78.1 pts per game (54th in college basketball) while going 45.0% from the floor.
Defensively, the Pirates are forcing 13.5 turnovers every game and they draw 18.1 personal fouls. They are surrendering 29.2% on shots from downtown and they rank 83rd in the country in points per game allowed (64.6). The Pirates defense is giving up a FG percentage of 40.0% (332 of 829) and they surrender 34.1 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They currently rank 67th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 150 surrendered this year.
The last time they took the court, the DePaul Blue Demons took a loss by a score of 87-76 against Marquette. The Blue Demons were able to pull down 21 defensive boards and 19 offensive rebounds for a total of 40 in this contest. They also gave up possession 15 times, while earning 5 steals for the matchup. Marquette was called for 14 fouls for the matchup which took the Blue Demons to the free throw line for a total of 11 tries. They were able to convert 6 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 54.5%. In regard to three-point attempts, DePaul knocked down 8 out of 23 tries (34.8%). When the final whistle was blown, the Blue Demons finished 31 for 71 from the floor which had them sitting at 43.7%. The Blue Demons allowed Marquette to bury 34 out of their 61 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 55.7% for the matchup. They finished 45.8% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 11 of 24 and finished the contest at 8 of 9 at the free throw line (88.9%). When talking about attacking the glass, DePaul allowed Marquette to collect 26 overall (5 on the offensive glass).
Javon Freeman-Liberty pitched in for the Blue Demons for the matchup. He knocked down 9 out of 20 in the matchup giving him a rate of 45.0%, and accounted for 10 rebounds. He totaled 24 points in his 36 mins on the hardwood and earned 2 assists in this contest.
DePaul has a record of 9-6 so far this year. The Blue Demons are responsible for committing 14.8 fouls per game and they hit 67.6% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 11.7 times per contest (284th in college hoops) and they are turning it over 12.5 times per contest. DePaul has totaled 1,152 pts for the year (76.8 per game) and they snag 40.4 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Blue Demons are hitting on 44.8% from the field, which ranks 153rd in the nation.
The Blue Demons on defense are ranked 237th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 70.9. They are forcing their opponents into 12.5 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 42.3% from the field (172nd in D-1). The DePaul defense allows 35.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (123 of 351) and their opposition knocks down 73.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 13.3 assists and 34.4 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 238th and 163rd in the nation.
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