North Texas Mean Green vs Seton NCAAB Betting Prediction

North Texas Mean Green vs Seton Prediction 3/23/2024

The North Texas Mean Green (19-14) travel to face off against the Seton Hall Pirates¬†(21-12) on Saturday, March 23rd. This game will be played at Walsh Gymnasium in South Orange and televised on ESPN2. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 11:30 ET.

North Texas Mean Green vs Seton Hall Pirates

The North Texas Mean Green Are Coming Off A Win

North Texas enters this game as a 4-point underdog, and they have gone 3-11 in games where they were the underdog this season. They have gone 8-8 on the road this year, and they have won two straight games away from home.

Overall, the Mean Green have gone 19-14, including a 11-10 record in American Athletic Conference games. They have gone 2-1 in their last three road games, 3-2 in their last five, and 5-5 in their last 10.

North Texas has an ATS record of 20-13 this season and they have gone 10-6 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Mean Green have gone 7-7 vs. the spread this year and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

North Texas’ over/under record this season is 19-13-1. So far, the average point total in their games is 134.4 compared to an average over/under line of 130.6, a difference of 3.8 points. This year, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 136. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 153 points.

The Seton Hall Pirates Are Coming Off A Win

Seton Hall has been a much better team at home this season, going 14-4 compared to 6-8 on the road. They have also been much better when they are favored, as they are 13-2 in those games.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Pirates have gone 7-3, and they are coming off a win against Saint Joseph’s, 75-72.

Seton Hall’s ATS record this season is 13-19, including an 8-10 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Pirates are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Seton Hall’s over/under record for the season sits at 16-16, and the average scoring total in their games is 143 points. Today’s over/under line of 136 is lower than the average OU line in their games (141.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 152 points.

North Texas Offense Breakdown

North Texas recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 84 points against LSU. This output exceeded their season average of 69.1 points per game. Leading North Texas in scoring vs. LSU was C.J. Noland with his 21 points. Rubin Jones also added 17 points for the Mean Green.

Jason Edwards (G) 19.2 2.4 1.3
Aaron Scott (F) 11.1 5.5 1.7
C.J. Noland (G) 10.5 2.7 2.0

Seton Hall Offense Breakdown

The Seton Hall offense is coming off a game where they scored 75 points against Saint Joseph’s. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.5% and connected on 9 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kadary Richmond, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16.1, while Dre Davis also carries a PPG average of 14.7 into the game.

Kadary Richmond (G) 16.1 6.6 4.9
Dre Davis (G) 14.7 5.8 1.5
Al-Amir Dawes (G) 14.0 2.4 2.2

North Texas Team Defense

The Mean Green’s defense is presently ranked 16th nationally, allowing an average of 64.3 points per contest. So far, the North Texas defense is giving up an average of 9.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (432nd).

Seton Hall Team Defense

At present, the Pirates’ defense is nationally ranked 126th, allowing 70.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.4 threes per game vs. North Texas. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.8%.

Mean Green vs Pirates Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, North Texas has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 73 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • Across their five previous home games, Seton Hall has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 63 points per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Mean Green have an ATS mark of just 5-5 in their last ten games. North Texas posted a straight up mark of 2-8 in these matchups.
  • In their last five contests as the favorite, Seton Hall has a poor record vs the spread going 2-3. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 5-0.

Mean Green vs Pirates Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Pirates, with a final score of 77-68, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Pirates at -4.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 136, and our model predicts the Mean Green and Pirates to score a combined 145 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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