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Seton Hall vs DePaul Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds

Pirates vs Blue Demons Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Seton Hall Pirates at DePaul Blue Demons
  • Where: Chicago at Wintrust Arena
  • Date: Saturday, January 14th
  • Betting Odds: Seton Hall -3, SETON -160 | DEPAUL +130 O/U 138.5

Pirates Preview:

Through 18 games, the Seton Hall Pirates have an overall record of 10-8. On the road, the Pirates will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 3-4. So far, the Pirates have been favored 11 times, going 7-4 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Seton Hall as -3 point favorites.

Seton Hall will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Al-Amir Dawes who is averaging 11.72 points per game for the Pirates. Dawes is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Pirates’ offensive game plan is the play of Tyrese Samuel who has hit 56.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.83 points per game.

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On offense, Seton Hall is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 72.9 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 18 games, they have only hit 34.0% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 35.82% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Blue Demons Preview:

Through 17 games, the DePaul Blue Demons have an overall record of 8-9. Currently, the Blue Demons have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 6-2. So far, the Blue Demons have been the underdog 10 times, going 2-8 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3 underdogs on the spread.

DePaul will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Javan Johnson who is averaging 16.0 points per game for the Blue Demons. Johnson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Blue Demons’ offensive game plan is the play of Umoja Gibson who has hit 39.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 15.18 points per game.

On offense, DePaul is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.3 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 17 games, they have only hit 31.8% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 34.31% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Free Spread Prediction: Seton Hall Pirates -3

Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Seton Hall Pirates to pick up the win and cover the spread as -3 point betting favorites. Although Seton Hall as a team is just 323rd in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Blue Demons’ defense. In addition, the Pirates have made bettors money who have taken them to cover on the road, as they are 6-4 (last 10). At -3 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Pirates to come out on top and cover.

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