Seton Hall Pirates home to Providence Friars in NCAA Basketball betting action
Providence Friars vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Seton Hall and Providence on Sunday, with the host Pirates trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Friars have watched them go 8-7 and 5-5-1 ATS on the year, while the Pirates are at 12-4 and 4-4-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Pirates are 3-2, while the Friars have a 7-2 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Pirates as 4.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 47-rated Providence taking on the No. 107-rated Pirates in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-73 win for the Pirates on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Friars is ranked No. 81 in NCAA hoops at 37.8 per game. Contrast that with Seton Hall’s No. 119 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Seton Hall is the No. 21-ranked team in the country at 8.6 per game, while Providence rates No. 173 at 6.1 per game.
Defensively, Providence features the nation's No. 255-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.2 points per game. Seton Hall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 164 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Providence, they were a 72-66 loser as they battled Syracuse at home. They covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog. The Friars got 24 points from Bryce Cotton, but it was Syracuse that prevailed in a 72-66 final on Wednesday at Dunkin Donuts Center.
In their last action, Seton Hall was a 73-58 loser at home against Louisville. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Brandon Mobley scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Pirates to a win (they lost 73-58 to Louisville at Prudential Center on Wednesday).
Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Georgetown are 6-4
After playing Syracuse are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Marquette are 3-7
After playing Louisville are 5-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Friars at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Providence's last 6 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
Providence is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Providence is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
Providence is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
Seton Hall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Providence
Seton Hall is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Seton Hall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Providence
Seton Hall is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Providence at Georgetown, Wednesday, January 16
Seton Hall at Marquette, Wednesday, January 16