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Connecticut HuskiesSeton Hall Pirates
Jan 3, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

Connecticut Huskies vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds

12-1TEAM RECORD12-2

Prudential Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Seton Hall Pirates and the visiting Connecticut Huskies in college hoops action on Tuesday.

The Pirates are 12-2 so far on the season, and 7-3 ATS vs. the number. The Huskies, meanwhile, are 12-1 and 3-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Seton Hall go 4-6 and the Huskies go 3-6 on the totals.

View Connecticut vs Seton Hall Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Connecticut before tip-off in this one will find them as 2-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 17 (Pirates) and the No. 16 (Huskies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-77 result in favor of the Huskies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Huskies rank No. 33 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.2 per game. That compares with Seton Hall’s No. 131 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Seton Hall is college basketball's No. 129-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Huskies rate No. 187 with 6.2 per game.

Defensively, Connecticut features the nation's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 57 points per game. Seton Hall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 160 nationally in scoring at home.

Connecticut won its last outing, an 83-69 result against St. John's on December 31. They earned a push in that game as a 14-point favorite. Connecticut got 17 points from Shabazz Napier en route to an 83-69 victory over St. John's on Saturday at Gampel Pavilion.

Seton Hall was a 67-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against West Virginia. They covered the 1.5–point spread as underdogs. Seton Hall got 19 points from Fuquan Edwin en route to a 67-48 victory over West Virginia on Friday at Prudential Center.

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Rutgers are 4-6
After playing St. John's are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Providence are 7-3
After playing West Virginia are 2-8
After a win are 8-2

A few Huskies at Pirates trends to consider:
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games on the road
Seton Hall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Seton Hall is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seton Hall's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
Seton Hall is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Connecticut

Next up:
Connecticut at Rutgers, Saturday, January 7
Seton Hall at Providence, Saturday, January 7

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