Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Pirates and Friars. The game is starting at 6:30 ET on FS1, and it’s hosted by the Friars at Amica Mutual Pavilion in Providence, RI. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Big East conference game currently have the Friars as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 138.5 points.
SETON HALL PIRATES VS PROVIDENCE FRIARS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Seton Hall Pirates +7
This game will be played at Amica Mutual Pavilion at 6:30 ET on Wednesday, January 3rd.
WHY BET THE SETON HALL PIRATES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Friars.
- Even though we have Providence winning straight-up, we like Seton Hall at +7.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Can Seton Hall Secure a Road Victory?
After losing to Xavier (74-54), the Pirates come into today’s game with a record of 8-5. They have gone 1-4 on the road and 7-1 at home. At the moment, Seton Hall sits with a sub-.500 ATS record of 5-8. In their previous five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Seton Hall have had an average of 142.9 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 140.7 points. Their over/under record is 5-8-0. In their most recent three games, the Pirates’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 147 points per game.
In their latest game, Seton Hall offense put up 54 points against Xavier. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 32.4% and made 2 threes. Dre Davis led the scoring for the Pirates, contributing 18 points. Additionally, Kadary Richmond chipped in with 13 points.
At this time, the Pirates’ defense is positioned 102nd in the country, permitting 69.0 points per game. So far, the Seton Hall defense is giving up an average of 9.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.5 times per game (512nd).
Can Providence Live Up to the Hype at Home?
Providence will be playing their 14th game of the season against Seton Hall, and currently have an overall record of 11-2. In away games, the Friars have a 1-1 record, while they have a 10-1 record at home. As Providence prepares to face Seton Hall, their ATS record stands at 8-5. Over their last five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.
After 13 games, Providence has an over/under record of 3-10-0, with their games averaging a combined 139.2 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Friars’ games have averaged 136 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-4.
Providence recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 85 points against Butler. This output exceeded their season average of 75.2 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Bryce Hopkins, who is averaging 16 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Devin Carter also maintains a PPG average of 16.9 heading into game.
Coming into today’s game, the Providence defense is giving up an average of 63.9 points per contest. Against Butler in their most recent game, the Providence defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Butler to hit 45% of their shots.