seton hall vs baylor ncaab prediction

NCAAB Seton Hall vs Baylor Bears Prediction 12/5/2023

The Seton Hall Pirates (5-2) travel to face off against the Baylor Bears (8-0) on Tuesday, December 5th. This game will be played at Ferrell Center in Waco and televised on ESPN2. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Seton Hall Pirates vs Baylor Bears

The Seton Hall Pirates Are Coming Off A Win

Seton Hall will be playing their 8th game this season, and currently have a 5-2 record. In their last ten road games, including last year, Seton Hall has a 5-5 record. So far this season, Seton Hall has a below average ATS record of 3-4. On the road, Seton Hall is 0-2 ATS. However, in their last ten road games, they have a solid 7-2-1 ATS record.

Seton Hall’s games have, on average, featured 144.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-3-0. Their average over/under line is currently 139.4 points so far. When assessing the Pirates’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 151 points per game.

The Baylor Bears Are Coming Off A Win

Baylor, who currently has a perfect 8-0 record, will be playing their 9th game this season. Including last year, Baylor has an 8-2 record in their last ten home games. As of now, Baylor holds a 5-2 record against the spread heading into today’s game. Over their last five games, the team has gone 4-1 vs. the spread.

After eight games, Baylor has an over/under record of 5-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 160.6 points per game so far. The Bears have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 162 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

Seton Hall Offense Breakdown

Seton Hall is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 88 points vs. Northeastern. This figure is more than their season average of 78 points per game. Leading Seton Hall in scoring vs. Northeastern was Al-Amir Dawes with his 25 points. Kadary Richmond also added 21 points for the Pirates.

Kadary Richmond (G) 14.7 6.1 4.1
Al-Amir Dawes (G) 13.6 2.4 2.4
Dre Davis (G) 13.0 5.3 1.7

Baylor Offense Breakdown

The Bears’ offense wrapped up their last game with 91 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 92.8 points per contest. One area that the Baylor offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 19th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 52%.

Ja’Kobe Walter (G) 14.9 4.0 0.9
RayJ Dennis (G) 13.9 3.9 6.5
Langston Love (G) 12.1 2.0 1.1

Seton Hall Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Seton Hall defense is giving up an average of 66.7 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Baylor, the Seton Hall defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Seton Hall made 16 free-throws vs. the Pirates.

Baylor Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Baylor defense is giving up an average of 68.5 points per contest. Baylor’s three-point defense is currently 31st in the country at 5.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 34.9% of their shots vs. Baylor.

Pirates vs Bears Trends

  • Seton Hall has a 1-4 record in their last five road games. In this stretch, they averaged 67 points per game while allowing 68. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Baylor has an ATS mark of 4-5-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 6-4 while averaging 72 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Pirates have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-4.
  • As the betting favorite, the Bears have an ATS record of 4-1 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 5-0.

Pirates vs Bears Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Bears vs. Bears matchup, we’re leaning towards the Bears at -11.5. Although our projections show the Bears winning 74-69, we suggest placing your bet on the Pirates for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 151.5 and our model has the Pirates and Bears finishing with a combined 143 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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