Louisville Cardinals vs. Seton Hall Pirates Betting Prediction

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The Louisville Cardinals (4-2) will travel to the Prudential Center to square off with the Seton Hall Pirates (4-2). The game starts at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Louisville Cardinals vs. Seton Hall Pirates ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Pirates edged the Miami (FL) Hurricanes 83-81, while the Cardinals were victorious over the ninth-ranked Michigan State Spartans 82-78.

The Cardinals knocked down 30 of their 41 free throws (73.2 percent), while the Spartans had a turnover percentage of 19.7 (above their season average of 16.0). The Pirates, on the other hand, held the Hurricanes to an offensive rebounding percentage of 14.8 (below their season average of 30.5). The Hurricanes also had a turnover percentage of 20.3 (above their season average of 14.2). Seton Hall was led by Quincy McKnight, who put up 16 points and five assists. Ryan McMahon, meanwhile played well for Louisville, putting up 24 points.

The Pirates won the lone contest between these two teams last year, 79-77. The Pirates’ turnover percentage was their largest strength over the Cardinals. Seton Hall had a rate of 13.6, while Louisville posted a mark of 19.7.

The offensive glass should be a huge advantage for Seton Hall in this showdown. The Pirates rank 58th in offensive rebounding percentage (33.1 percent), while Louisville ranks 282nd in defensive rebounding percentage (69.5 percent) dating back to last season.

Louisville Cardinals vs. Seton Hall Pirates Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Seton Hall, ATS Winner – Louisville, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Seton Hall averages 37.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 78th in the nation. Louisville ranks 238th in rebounds allowed per game (36.5).
  • The Cardinals rank 203rd in three pointers attempted per game (21.2) while the Pirates rank 247th (19.9).
  • The Cardinals average 5.6 blocks per game, which ranks fifth in the NCAA. The Pirates rank 148th in blocks allowed per game (3.4).
  • Louisville ranks 41st in assists allowed per game (11.4) while Seton Hall ranks 133rd (12.9).