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Seton Hall vs Marquette Pick & Preview: Tuesday, December 27th Betting Odds

Pirates vs Golden Eagles Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Seton Hall Pirates at Marquette Golden Eagles
  • Where: Milwaukee at Fiserv Forum
  • Date: Tuesday, December 27th
  • Betting Odds: Seton Hall +7, SETON +243 | MARQ -312 O/U 141.5

Pirates Preview:

Coming into today’s matchup, the Seton Hall Pirates are in the middle of a 2 game losing streak and have an overall record of 7-6. On the road, the Pirates will be playing their 4th game of the season, having gone 2-2. So far, the Pirates have been the underdog 4 times, going 2-2 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +7 underdogs on the spread.

Seton Hall will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Al-Amir Dawes who is averaging 10.92 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 gameplan is the play of Tyrese Samuel who has hit 54.3% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.15 points per game.

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 13 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.

Golden Eagles Preview:

Marquette will take the floor against the Pirates with an overall record of 9-4. So far this season, Marquette has played 9 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-1. The Golden Eagles’ are sitting with a betting line that is -7 points in their favor. For the season, Marquette has been favored to win in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 8-1.

Marquette will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kam Jones who is averaging 16.38 points per game for the Golden Eagles. Jones 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 Golden Eagles’ offensive gameplan is the play of Olivier-Maxence Prosper who has hit 55.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.46 points per game.

On offense, Marquette is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.4 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 13 games, they have only hit 34.7% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 41.75% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Free Spread Prediction: Seton Hall Pirates +7

After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have Marquette as the favorites with a line coming in at -7. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Seton Hall Pirates to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with Marquette at 8.61 made 3’s per game compared to Seton Hall at 7.35. Look for Seton Hall to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Golden Eagles.

 


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