Marquette Golden Eagles at Seton Hall Pirates Free Prediction 01/11/20

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The Seton Hall Pirates (11-4, 3-0 Big East) welcome the Marquette Golden Eagles (11-4, 1-2 Big East) to Prudential Center. The Pirates will try to continue their five-game winning streak. The game starts at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020, and will air on CBS Sports Network.

Marquette Golden Eagles vs. Seton Hall Pirates ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Pirates were victorious over the Xavier Musketeers, 83-71, while the Golden Eagles lost a tough one against the Providence Friars, 81-80.

The Pirates, who came into the game averaging an offensive rebounding percentage of 28.3, had a fantastic mark of 34.5 and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.586 (above their season average of 0.515). Marquette, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.3 (above their season average of 28.6). Seton Hall received a boost from Myles Powell, who had 24 points and nine rebounds. Meanwhile, Markus Howard fueled Marquette with 39 points and five rebounds.

The Pirates held the advantage in this series last year, taking two out of three games. In the last matchup, Seton Hall won 81-79. The Pirates’ turnover percentage was their biggest advantage over the Golden Eagles. Seton Hall had a rate of 9.4, while Marquette posted a mark of 12.5. This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

The aggressive Marquette offense might be living from the foul line in this showdown. The Golden Eagles rank 11th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.300, while Seton Hall ranks 231st in FTA rate allowed (0.234).

Marquette Golden Eagles at Seton Hall Pirates ATS Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Marquette, ATS Winner – Marquette, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Marquette ranks 25th in rebounds per game (40.6) while Seton Hall ranks 178th in rebounds allowed per game (36.6).
  • The Pirates rank 50th in three pointers allowed per game (19.3) while the Golden Eagles rank 115th (21.5).
  • Seton Hall ranks 46th in assists allowed per game (10.7) while Marquette ranks 64th (11.4).
  • The Pirates rank 41st in steals per game (8.3) while the Golden Eagles rank 177th (5.6).
  • Marquette averages 4.7 blocks per game, which ranks 34th in the NCAA. Seton Hall ranks 132nd in blocks allowed per game (4.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Golden Eagles have scored an average of 82.8 points per game (4.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 71.0 points per game (2.9 above their season average).
  • The Pirates’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 12.0, up from 10.8 for the season.