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Seton Hall vs UMass: NIT Odds

Massachusetts MinutemenSeton Hall Pirates
March 17, 11:00 AM | Prudential Center

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds

23-11TEAM RECORD21-12

The visiting Minutemen hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday at Prudential Center against the Seton Hall Pirates in NIT second round betting action.

This season, the Pirates are 21-12 overall and 17-12 ATS ATS, while the Minutemen are 23-11 and 17-13-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Seton Hall boasts a 11-18 on the OU, and Massachusetts is 18-12-1.

View Massachusetts vs Seton Hall Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 32-ranked Pirates and the No. 58-rated Minutemen in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-75 win for the Pirates on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Minutemen is ranked No. 8 in NCAA hoops at 39.8 per game. Contrast that with Seton Hall’s No. 135 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Seton Hall is the No. 96-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Massachusetts rates No. 31 at 8.1 per game.

Defensively, Massachusetts features the nation's No. 296-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.7 points per game. Seton Hall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 136 nationally in scoring at home.

Massachusetts won its last outing, a 101-96 result against Mississippi State on March 13. They covered in that game as a 7-point underdog. Massachusetts went on a scoring spree on Tuesday at Humphrey Coliseum, running up a big 101-96 victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs in NCAA hoops betting action.

Seton Hall was a 63-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Stony Brook. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. Seton Hall got 21 points from Jordan Theodore en route to a 63-61 victory over Stony Brook on Tuesday at Prudential Center.

 

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