Seton Hall Pirates vs Connecticut Huskies NCAAB Betting Prediction

Seton Hall Pirates vs Connecticut Prediction 3/3/2024

The Seton Hall Pirates (18-10) travel to face off against the Connecticut Huskies (25-3) on Sunday, March 3rd. This game will be played at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs and televised on CBS. Connecticut is coming off a win in their previous game, while Seton Hall is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Creighton. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Seton Hall Pirates vs Connecticut Huskies

The Seton Hall Pirates Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Seton Hall enters this Big East matchup as a 15-point underdog, and the Pirates have gone 6-8 as underdogs this season. They are 18-10 overall and 10-6 in conference play, and they are coming off an 85-64 loss to Creighton.

On the road this season, Seton Hall has gone 6-7, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 road games. They have gone 2-3 in their last five road games and 1-2 in their last three.

Seton Hall has an ATS record of 12-15 this season and they are 5-8 vs. the spread on the road. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pirates have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

Seton Hall’s over/under record this season sits at 13-14 and the average scoring in their games is 142.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 141 is close to their season-long average OU line of 140.9. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points and their OU record in their last 10 games is 5-5.

The Connecticut Huskies Are Coming Off A Win

Connecticut is a perfect 17-0 at home this season, and they have won 10 straight games at home. Their average margin of victory at home this season is +24.1 points per game, and they are 25-2 when favored this season.

The Huskies are 25-3 overall this season, and they have won their last game, 78-54 against Villanova. They are 15-2 in Big East play and 10-1 in non-conference games.

Connecticut has an ATS record of 16-11-1 this season and is 10-7 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Huskies have gone 6-4 vs. the spread. At home, UConn is 6-4 vs. the spread over their last 10 games.

This season, the over/under record for Connecticut games is 15-13, and today’s line of 141 is lower than the average OU line in their games (145). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points, and their over/under record during that stretch is 1-2.

Seton Hall Offense Breakdown

Most recently, the Seton Hall offense finished with just 64 points vs. Creighton. For the game, they hit 2/9 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 41.7%. Leading the team in scoring was Dre Davis with 18 points. Kadary Richmond also added 15 points for the Pirates.

Kadary Richmond (G) 16.3 6.8 4.9
Al-Amir Dawes (G) 14.5 2.5 2.1
Dre Davis (G) 14.2 5.8 1.4

Connecticut Offense Breakdown

The Connecticut offense is coming off a game in which they scored 78 points vs. Villanova. Overall their field goal percentage was 42.9% while connecting on 10 threes. Leading Connecticut in scoring vs. Villanova was Cam Spencer with his 25 points. Stephon Castle also added 14 points for the Huskies.

Tristen Newton (G) 15.2 7.2 5.9
Cam Spencer (G) 15.2 4.6 3.3
Alex Karaban (F) 13.9 5.2 1.4

Seton Hall Team Defense

At this time, the Pirates’ defense is positioned 99th in the country, permitting 69.5 points per game. The Seton Hall defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 85 points and allowed Creighton to connect on 13 threes.

Connecticut Team Defense

In the current season, the Connecticut defense has excelled, sitting 19th in the nation by allowing 64.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.9 threes per game vs. Seton Hall. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.6%.

Pirates vs Huskies Trends

  • Through their last five road contests, the Pirates offense has averaged 63 points per game while allowing an average of 68. Seton Hall posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • The Huskies are 2-1 ATS in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Pirates have a straight up record of 5-5 and an ATS mark of 5-5.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Huskies have a straight up record of 9-1. But, their mark vs the spread was just 6-4.

Pirates vs Huskies Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Huskies vs. Huskies game, we suggest taking the Huskies at -15. Even though our predictions have the Huskies winning 75-68, we see the Pirates as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 141 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the over.

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