NJIT Highlanders vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for NJIT when they take on the Seton Hall Pirates on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Pirates currently sports a 5-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2-1 ATS. The Highlanders are 4-3 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pirates produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Highlanders have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Pirates, most recently No. 119 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Highlanders, who rate No. 4 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 80-78 victory for the Pirates.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Highlanders rank No. 11 in NCAA Division 1 with 43.7 per game. That compares with Seton Hall’s No. 144 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Seton Hall is college basketball's No. 21-ranked team at 8.7 per game, while the Highlanders rate No. 198 with 5.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, NJIT owns the country's No. 116-rated mark, allowing 66 points per game on the highway. Seton Hall, on the other hand, rates No. 176 in scoring at home.
NJIT lost its last outing, a 57-49 result against St. John's on December 1. The Highlanders endured a 57-49 loss at the hands of the Red Storm on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Ryan Woods at Carnesecca Arena.
Seton Hall was a 72-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against LSU. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Brandon Mobley scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Pirates to a win (they lost 72-67 to LSU at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Thursday).
Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Wake Forest are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
A few Highlanders at Pirates trends to consider:
Seton Hall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Seton Hall is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
NJIT home to Army, Tuesday, December 11
Seton Hall at Wake Forest, Saturday, December 8