Seton Hall Pirates host Marquette Golden Eagles in college basketball action

Marquette Golden Eagles Seton Hall Pirates
13-10 February 11, 2014, 07:00 | Prudential Center 13-10



The Seton Hall Pirates will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Marquette Golden Eagles at Prudential Center on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.

The Pirates sit at 13-10 (11-11 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Eagles are currently 13-10 (8-12-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Seton Hall is 13-9 OU, and Marquette is 9-10-1 OU.

View Marquette Golden Eagles vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 1-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

The Pirates - Golden Eagles odds would favor the Pirates if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Seton Hall is rated No. 155 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Marquette is at No. 237.

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Marquette was a 69-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Butler. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as favorites. Marquette earned a 69-62 victory over Butler on Tuesday, getting 17 points from Jamil Wilson at Bradley Center.

Last time out for Seton Hall, they were a 70-53 loser as they battled Villanova on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point underdog. Seton Hall got 16 points from Sterling Gibbs but lost anyway, 70-53, to Villanova on Friday at Villanova Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Golden Eagles is ranked No. 54 in NCAA hoops at 37.52 per game. Contrast that with Seton Hall’s No. 204 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Seton Hall is the No. 38-ranked team in the country at 7.78 per game, while Marquette rates No. 238 at 4.52 per game.

A few Golden Eagles at Pirates trends to consider:
Marquette is 2-9-1 ATS in its last 12 games
Marquette is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Marquette is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Marquette's last 11 games on the road
Seton Hall is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Seton Hall is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seton Hall's last 7 games
Seton Hall is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games at home


Next up:
Marquette home to Xavier, Saturday, February 15th
Seton Hall at St. John's, Thursday, February 13th
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