The Seton Hall Pirates (16-14, 9-10 Big East) will be trying to end a three-game losing streak when hitting the road against the Providence Friars (21-9, 13-6 Big East) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Amica Mutual Pavilion. It airs at 12:00 PM ET on FOX.
Saturday’s matchup between the Friars and the Pirates features the Friars as strong 7.5-point favorites. The game has an over/under of 139.
Providence vs. Seton Hall Odds
Point Spread for Providence vs. Seton Hall
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Providence as the favorite.
Providence vs. Seton Hall Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Providence has -360 odds to pick up the win, while Seton Hall is listed at +280 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 139 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: FOX
- Location: Providence, Rhode Island
- Arena: Amica Mutual Pavilion
Providence vs. Seton Hall Betting Trends
Providence has played 30 games, with 18 wins against the spread. The Friars have been chosen as favorites in 18 games this year and have walked away with the win 16 times (88.9%) in those games. Providence’s games this year have gone over the point total 16 times in 29 opportunities (55.2%).
Seton Hall has played 29 games, with 15 wins, against the spread. The Pirates have a 3-10 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 23.1% of those games). Seton Hall has eclipsed the over/under 41.4% of the time this season (12 of 29 games with a set point total).
Providence vs. Seton Hall Key Players to Watch
Bryce Hopkins posts 16.5 points and 8.7 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also posting 2.3 assists, shooting 46.5% from the floor. Devin Carter posts 13.2 points, 5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest. Defensively, he posts 1.7 steals and 1.1 blocked shots. Ed Croswell averages 13.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, shooting 61.3% from the field.
Jared Bynum leads his squad in assists per contest (4.4), and also posts 10 points and 2.6 rebounds. Defensively, he posts 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
Kadary Richmond is the Pirates’ top assist man (4.1 per game), and he puts up 10.1 points and 5.2 rebounds. Tyrese Samuel is the Pirates’ top rebounder (5.7 per game), and he delivers 10.9 points and 0.8 assists. KC Ndefo is putting up 7.7 points, 5 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest, making 49.7% of his shots from the floor. Al-Amir Dawes is the Pirates’ top scorer (12.7 points per game), and he puts up 1.7 assists and 2.6 rebounds.
What you need to know about the Providence Friars
In Providence’s 19 Big East games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 10 times. So far this season, the Friars are scoring 79.2 points per game (28th-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 70.9 points per contest (205th-ranked). Providence is allowing 29.2 rebounds per game this season (70th-ranked in college basketball), but it has shined by pulling down 35.9 rebounds per game (17th-best).
The Friars score 84.4 points per game in home games, compared to 73.9 points per game on the road, a difference of 10.5 points per contest. Providence ranks 245th in the country with 6.8 three-pointers per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 68th with a 36.3% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Friars are giving up 6.6 three-pointers per game (100th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 32.8% three-point percentage (113th-ranked).
The Friars have a 6-4 record against the spread while going 6-4 overall in their past 10 games. In its past 10 games, Providence has hit the over six times. On the offensive side of the ball, Providence has picked up its output a little bit over its last 10 games, scoring 79.9 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 79.2 it has put up over the course of this year. The last 10 games have seen Providence give up 4.1 more points per game (75) than its season-long average (70.9).
What you need to know about the Seton Hall Pirates
So far this year, nine out of Seton Hall’s 19 Big East games with an over/under have hit the over. The Pirates score 68.2 points per game and give up 65.3, making them 271st in the country offensively and 45th on defense. On the glass, Seton Hall is 174th in the nation in rebounds (31.8 per game). It is 200th in rebounds allowed (31.5 per game).
The Pirates are putting up more points at home (70.9 per game) than away (64.5). With 5.7 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 32.2% from downtown, Seton Hall is 332nd and 292nd in the country, respectively, in those categories. The Pirates give up 6.4 3-pointers per game and concede 31.1% from beyond the arc, ranking 75th and 41st, respectively, in the nation.
The Pirates have gone 4-6 in their past 10 games, with a 4-6 record against the spread in that span. Five of Seton Hall’s last 10 contests have gone over the total. Seton Hall has fared worse offensively in its previous 10 games, tallying 65.5 points per contest, 2.7 fewer points its than season average of 68.2. In their past 10 games, the Pirates are allowing 68.2 points per contest, 2.9 more points than their season average (65.3).
Providence vs. Seton Hall Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this contest is Providence, and we expect that Seton Hall will cover the spread (Providence -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 139 points.
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