Seton Hall Pirates vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Prediction, 12/11/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Date: Sunday, December 11, 2022
Location: Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, NJ
TV: Hulu Live TV
Jersey Mike’s Arena is the site where the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-3) will take on the Seton Hall Pirates (5-4) on Sunday.
The Seton Hall Pirates stepped onto the hardwood against Lincoln and earned the victory with a final of 82-55 in their last contest. Concerning fouls, the Pirates walked away with 14 while Lincoln recorded 19 fouls. They knocked down 5 of 12 tries from distance. Lincoln finished shooting 47.1% from the free throw line by knocking down 8 of 17 attempts. On top of that, Lincoln collected 22 rebounds (8 offensive, 14 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Lincoln distributed 10 dimes and had 11 steals in this game. Concerning defense, Seton Hall allowed the other team to shoot 36.8% from the floor on 21 of 57 shooting. They also doled out 12 dimes in this game while forcing the opposition into 17 turnovers and having 11 steals. When discussing grabbing rebounds, they earned a total of 41 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Pirates converted 23 of their 32 attempts for a rate of 71.9%. Seton Hall ended with a 50.9% FG percentage (27 out of 53) and buried 5 out of their 21 3-point attempts.
KC Ndefo is a guy who was a major factor for the contest. He finished with 17 points on 6 out of 7 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 31 minutes played and pulled down 7 rebounds. He shot 85.7% from the field but wasn't able to get a dime.
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Seton Hall enters this one with a win-loss record of 5-4 for the season. They are giving up possession 16.0 times per contest and as a squad are committing 19.2 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Seton Hall is pulling down 37.9 boards per game and has totaled 111 assists for the campaign, which is 259th in college hoops in terms of passing. The Pirates are shooting 32.1% from downtown (54 of 168) and 68.2% from the free throw line. They have an average of 71.6 pts per game (208th in the country) while connecting on 43.9% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Pirates are forcing 15.1 turnovers every game and they draw 21.3 fouls. They are surrendering 28.3% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 78th in the country in points per game from their opponents (63.9). The Pirates defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 40.4% (203 of 503) and they concede 33.4 rebounds per game as a squad. They currently rank 57th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 91 surrendered on the campaign.
When they last stepped on the court, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights walked away with a victory by a final of 66-48 when they played Ohio State. Concerning attacking the glass, Rutgers allowed Ohio State to collect 32 in all (9 offensive). They shot 24.0% from downtown by hitting 6 out of 25 and walked away from this one shooting 8 out of 14 at the free throw line (57.1%). The Scarlet Knights allowed Ohio State to bury 17 of 56 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 30.4% in the game. In all, the Scarlet Knights ended up going 28 for 54 from the floor which gave them a rate of 51.9%. Regarding three-point attempts, Rutgers converted 5 out of 17 attempts (29.4%). They were able to knock down 5 of those for a percentage of 62.5%. Ohio State was called for 20 personal fouls for this game which took the Scarlet Knights to the charity stripe for 8 tries. They also turned the ball over 13 times, while getting 7 steals in this game. The Scarlet Knights were able to pull down 20 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 25 in this contest.
Clifford Omoruyi ended up being a factor for the Scarlet Knights for the game. He racked up 16 points in his 29 minutes on the hardwood, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes. He made 7 of 10 for the game for a rate of 70.0%, and added 8 rebounds.
Rutgers has a mark of 6-3 so far this season. As an offense, the Scarlet Knights are connecting on 43.1% from the field, which has them ranked 251st in the country. Rutgers has accumulated 651 pts so far this year (72.3 per contest) and they pull in 39.9 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 14.3 times per contest (138th in the nation) and they cough up possession 12.4 times per game. The Scarlet Knights are committing 16.1 personal fouls every game and they connect on 70.1% from the charity stripe.
The Rutgers defense allows 22.7% on 3-point shots (44 of 194) and their opponents are converting on 66.7% of their free throw attempts. They give up 10.4 dimes and 35.4 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 53rd and 242nd in Division 1. The Scarlet Knights on the defensive end are ranked 6th in D-1 in points allowed per game with 55.6. They are able to force 17.6 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 36.7% from the floor (13th in college basketball).
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