Seton Hall Pirates vs. Providence Friars - NCAABB Betting prediction

Seton Hall Pirates vs Providence Friars Prediction 1/3/2024

The Seton Hall Pirates (8-5) travel to face off against the Providence Friars (11-2) on Wednesday, January 3rd. This game will be played at Amica Mutual Pavilion in Providence and televised on FS1. Providence is coming off a win in their previous game, while Seton Hall is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Xavier. Tip-off is set for 6:30 ET.

Seton Hall Pirates vs Providence Friars

The Seton Hall Pirates Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Seton Hall enters today’s game against Providence with an overall record of 8-5. When playing on the road, the Pirates have a record of 1-4, while at home they are 7-1. Against the spread, Seton Hall has a losing record at 5-8. In away games this season, they are 1-4 vs. the spread, but in their last ten road games, they have a positive ATS record at 6-4.

Looking at their over/under performance through 13 games, Seton Hall has an over/under record of 5-8-0, with their games averaging 142.9 points per game on average. The Pirates’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 147 points per game.

The Providence Friars Are Coming Off A Win

In their matchup against Seton Hall, the Seton Hall Pirates come into the game with a record of 11-2. The Friars, who are the visiting team, have gone 1-1 on the road and have a home record of 10-1 this season. Providence has an 8-5 ATS record heading into today’s game. In their last ten games, Providence has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

In 13 games, Providence comes in with an over/under mark of 3-10-0, with their games averaging 139.2 points per game. The Friars’ last five games have culminated with an average of 136 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.

Seton Hall Offense Breakdown

The Seton Hall offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 54 points versus Xavier. During the game, they attempted 15 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 32.4%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Kadary Richmond who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.2. Dre Davis also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.4.

Kadary Richmond (G) 15.2 6.2 4.2
Dre Davis (G) 13.4 5.5 1.5
Al-Amir Dawes (G) 12.2 2.2 2.4

Providence Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Providence offense put up 85 points against Butler. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.5% and made 12 threes. On the offensive front, the Friars have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 96th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 243rd in terms of percentage and 107th in three-pointers made.

Bryce Hopkins (F) 16.0 8.6 1.5
Devin Carter (G) 16.9 7.9 3.0
Josh Oduro (F) 14.1 7.1 2.2

Seton Hall Team Defense

At present, the Pirates’ defense is nationally ranked 108th, allowing 69.0 points per game. Against Xavier in their most recent game, the Seton Hall defense gave up a total of 74 points while allowing Xavier to hit 44% of their shots.

Providence Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Providence defense is giving up an average of 63.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.5 threes per game vs. Seton Hall. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.0%.

Pirates vs Friars Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Pirates have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 69 points per game in these contests.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Providence has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 65 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Pirates have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Friars have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 4-1 in these scenarios.

Pirates vs Friars Prediction

Not only do we have the Friars winning this one by a score of 76-68, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Friars at -5.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 137.5 and our model has the Pirates and Friars finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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