Seton Hall Pirates vs Marquette Golden Eagles NCAA Betting Prediction

Seton Hall vs. Marquette Golden Eagles Prediction 1/27/2024

The Seton Hall Pirates (13-7) travel to face off against the Marquette Golden Eagles (14-5) on Saturday, January 27th. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on FS1. Marquette is coming off a win in their previous game, while Seton Hall is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Providence. Tip-off is set for 1:00 ET.

Seton Hall Pirates vs Marquette Golden Eagles

The Seton Hall Pirates Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Seton Hall is coming off a 67-63 loss to Providence and has gone 5-5 in its last 10 games on the road. On the season, the Pirates have gone 4-4 on the road, compared to 8-2 at home, and they have a road average scoring margin of -4.9.

Overall, Seton Hall has gone 13-7 this season, including a 5-2 record in Big East play. As the underdog, the Pirates are 5-4, and they have gone 3-0 in their last three games on the road.

Seton Hall’s ATS record this season is 8-10, but they have gone 5-4 vs. the spread as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pirates are 5-5.

This season, the over/under record for Seton Hall games is 8-10. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 141.8 points, which is lower than the average over/under line in their games of 140.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their games.

The Marquette Golden Eagles Are Coming Off A Win

Marquette comes into this game as the favorite, with a record of 11-4 when favored this season. Their average scoring margin at home this season is +14.5, and they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games at home.

So far this season, the Golden Eagles have gone 11-2 at home, and they have won their last three games. In their most recent game, they defeated DePaul by a score of 86-73.

Marquette’s ATS record this season is currently 9-9-1. At home, they are 7-5-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Eagles are 4-6 vs. the spread. In their last 3 home games, Marquette is 2-1 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Marquette games is 7-12. Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (148.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 155 points.

Seton Hall Offense Breakdown

Against Providence, the Seton Hall had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 74.5 points per game. They scored 63 points and posted a field goal percentage of 32.3% in the game. Al-Amir Dawes led the team in scoring, putting up 26 points. Additionally, Dre Davis contributed 15 points for the Pirates.

Kadary Richmond (G) 16.4 6.9 4.9
Al-Amir Dawes (G) 14.8 2.3 2.2
Dre Davis (G) 13.7 5.2 1.4

Marquette Offense Breakdown

Marquette’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 86 points against DePaul. They had an overall field goal percentage of 54.5% and made 11/12 free throws. The Marquette offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 26.3 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 32% of their looks from outside this season.

Tyler Kolek (G) 14.7 5.0 6.9
Kam Jones (G) 14.4 2.8 2.4
Oso Ighodaro (F) 14.2 7.1 2.6

Seton Hall Team Defense

At this time, the Pirates’ defense is positioned 110th in the country, permitting 70.0 points per game. Against Providence in their most recent game, the Seton Hall defense gave up a total of 67 points while allowing Providence to hit 32% of their shots.

Marquette Team Defense

So far, the Golden Eagles’ defense is ranked 85th in the country at 68.2 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Marquette’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.8% this season.

Pirates vs Golden Eagles Trends

  • In their last three road games, Seton Hall has averaged 71 points per game while allowing 66. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Golden Eagles offense has averaged 73 points per game while allowing an average of 72. Marquette posted an overall record of 6-4 while going 5-5 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Pirates have gone 5-5 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 5-5.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Golden Eagles have a straight up record of 3-2, while going 2-3 against the spread.

Pirates vs Golden Eagles Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Golden Eagles vs. Golden Eagles matchup, we’re leaning towards the Golden Eagles at -9.5. Although our projections show the Golden Eagles winning 74-69, we suggest placing your bet on the Pirates for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 146.5, and our model projects the Pirates and Golden Eagles to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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