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NCAAB Game Preview - Blue Demons underdogs vs Pirates at DePaul

Seton Hall PiratesDePaul Blue Demons
March 3, 6:00 PM | Allstate Arena

Seton Hall Pirates vs DePaul Blue Demons Odds

19-10TEAM RECORD11-18

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Allstate Arena Saturday as host DePaul looks to handle the Seton Hall Pirates in NCAAB action.

DePaul will face the 19-10 Pirates, who own a 16-9 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Blue Demons are 12-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pirates are 11-14 favoring the OVER.

View Seton Hall vs DePaul Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Pirates are listed as 4.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 255 (Blue Demons) and the No. 21 (Pirates) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 77-68 result in favor of the Pirates has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up DePaul's No. 45 nationally ranked offense (74 points per game) against a Pirates defense that sits as the No. 82 at 63.4 PPG. The Blue Demons have been averaging 44% from the field, more than the Pirates have managed so far this season (43.7% on average).

Defensively, Seton Hall features the nation's No. 73-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.5 points per game. DePaul, meanwhile, comes in at No. 54 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Seton Hall was a 77-72 loser at home against Rutgers. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Seton Hall got 17 points from Jordan Theodore but lost anyway, 77-72, to Rutgers on Saturday at Prudential Center.

DePaul was a 92-75 loser in its last match on the road against West Virginia. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs. Brandon Young scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Blue Demons to a win (they lost 92-75 to West Virginia at WVU Colliseum on Tuesday).

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Rutgers are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

DePaul Blue Demons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
After playing West Virginia are 2-4
After a loss are 1-9

A few Pirates at Blue Demons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seton Hall's last 8 games on the road
Seton Hall is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of DePaul's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of DePaul's last 6 games when playing Seton Hall
DePaul is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
DePaul is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

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