Sacred Heart Pioneers at Seton Hall Pirates Free Prediction 12/19/18

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The Sacred Heart Pioneers (4-6) will travel to the Prudential Center to clash against the Seton Hall Pirates (7-3). Action gets underway at 6:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Sacred Heart Pioneers vs. Seton Hall Pirates Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Pirates won big over the Wagner Seahawks, 89-49, while the Pioneers fell to the Holy Cross Crusaders, 93-81.

Seton Hall dominated every facet of the contest. They had a free throw rate of 0.328 and a turnover percentage of 10.4. Wagner had marks of 0.125 and 20.9, respectively, for those same stats. Sacred Heart, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.261 vs. 0.190). Myles Powell put together a solid game for Seton Hall with 30 points. Sacred Heart, meanwhile, rallied around Koreem Ozier, who had 23 points.

The Pioneers’ Sean Hoehn has been playing well over his last five games, averaging 0 points per game. Meanwhile, Powell has averaged 0 points during that same time frame for the Pirates.

Seton Hall could put on a ball-control clinic in this meeting. Seton Hall ranks 18th in the NCAA at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 15.6 percent), while Sacred Heart forces the 12th-fewest turnovers (15.3 percent).

Sacred Heart Pioneers at Seton Hall Pirates Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Seton Hall, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Sacred Heart ranks 41st in rebounds per game (39.5) while Seton Hall ranks 195th (33.8).
  • The Pirates rank 163rd in three pointers allowed per game (23.5) while the Pioneers rank 243rd (27.6).
  • Seton Hall is 10th in the NCAA with 4.5 steals allowed per game while Sacred Heart is 32nd with 5.3 steals allowed per game.
  • The Pioneers rank 32nd in assists per game (16.3) while the Pirates rank 169th (12.4).
  • Sacred Heart ranks 59th in blocks per game (3.9) while Seton Hall ranks 139th in blocks allowed per game (4.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Pioneers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 4.4, up from 1.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Pirates have scored an average of 71.2 points per game (2.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 64.8 points per game (3.3 below their season average).