The No. 7 seed Seton Hall Pirates (17-14, 10-10 Big East) and the No. 10 seed DePaul Blue Demons (9-22, 3-17 Big East) will look to advance in the Big East tournament on Wednesday as they meet at 5:30 PM.
Seton Hall is a 4.5-point favorite against DePaul when the Pirates face off against the Blue Demons on Wednesday. A 138-point over/under has been set for the game.
Seton Hall vs. DePaul Odds
Point Spread for Seton Hall vs. DePaul
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing Seton Hall as the favorite.
Seton Hall vs. DePaul Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Seton Hall has -218 odds to pick up the win, while DePaul is listed at +180 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 138 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
- Game Time: 5:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
- Location: New York City, New York
- Arena: Madison Square Garden
Seton Hall vs. DePaul Betting Trends
Against the spread, Seton Hall is 16-13-1 this season. The Pirates have been victorious in 12, or 75%, of the 16 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Seton Hall has hit the over in 41.9% of its opportunities this year (13 times over 31 games with a set point total).
DePaul has 11 wins against the spread in 31 games this year. The Blue Demons have won three of the 22 games they were the underdog on the moneyline this season (13.6%). DePaul’s games this year have hit the over 48.4% of the time (15 out of 31 games with a set point total).
Seton Hall vs. DePaul Key Players to Watch
Kadary Richmond averages a team-best 4.1 assists per contest. He is also averaging 10.1 points and 5.2 rebounds, shooting 41.7% from the field. Tyrese Samuel posts a team-best 5.5 rebounds per contest. In addition, he’s posting 10.7 points and 0.8 assists, shooting 55.5% from the floor. KC Ndefo is averaging 7.9 points, 1.5 assists and 5.1 rebounds per game. Al-Amir Dawes paces his squad in both points (12.6) and assists (1.7) per game, and also posts 2.6 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 1.1 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
The Blue Demons get 14.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game from Javan Johnson. Eral Penn is posting a team-leading 7 rebounds per contest. And he is contributing 8.7 points and 0.7 assists, making 46.2% of his shots from the floor. The Blue Demons receive 10.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game from Da’Sean Nelson.
What you need to know about the Seton Hall Pirates
Seton Hall has compiled a 10-9-1 conference record against the spread this season. The Pirates are averaging 68.6 points per game (261st-ranked in college basketball) this year, while ceding 65.1 points per contest (43rd-ranked). Seton Hall is 184th in college basketball with 31.7 rebounds per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 194th with 31.3 rebounds allowed per game.
Seton Hall is sinking 5.9 treys per game (320th-ranked in college basketball). It owns a 33% shooting percentage (245th-ranked) from beyond the arc. This year, the Pirates are ceding 6.3 three-pointers per game (66th-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opposing teams to shoot 30.6% (28th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
The Pirates have a 5-5 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over their last 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Seton Hall has gone over the total six times. Seton Hall has seen a decrease in scoring recently, putting up 68.4 points per game in its last 10 outings, 0.2 points fewer than the 68.6 it has scored this year. Seton Hall has been slightly suspect on the defensive end of the floor recently, giving up 66.6 points per game over its last 10 contests compared to the 65.1 it has conceded this season.
What you need to know about the DePaul Blue Demons
DePaul has won six games against the spread this year in conference play, while failing to cover or pushing 14 times. In 2022-23, the Blue Demons are 192nd in the nation offensively (70.9 points scored per game) and 15th-worst defensively (77.3 points conceded). On the boards, DePaul is 291st in the country in rebounds (29.7 per game). It is 0-worst in rebounds conceded (36 per game).
In 2022-23, DePaul is 89th in college basketball in 3-point makes (8.2 per game) and 75th in 3-point percentage (36.1%). The Blue Demons give up 7.4 3-pointers per game and concede 34.9% from beyond the arc, ranking 202nd and 251st, respectively, in the nation.
In their past 10 contests, the Blue Demons have two wins against the spread, and are 0-10 overall. In its past 10 games, DePaul has hit the over six times. While DePaul is putting up 70.9 points per game in 2022-23, it has fallen short of that over its past 10 games, amassing 69.6 points per contest. Over their previous 10 games, the Blue Demons are ceding 82.4 points per game, 5.1 more points than their season average (77.3).
Seton Hall vs. DePaul Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is Seton Hall, and we project that Seton Hall will cover the spread (Seton Hall -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 138 points.
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