Seton Hall Pirates take on Friars in NCAA basketball test

Seton Hall PiratesProvidence Friars
March 5, 9:00 PM | Dunkin Donuts Center

Seton Hall Pirates vs Providence Friars Odds

14-15TEAM RECORD16-12

Dunkin Donuts Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Providence Friars and the visiting Seton Hall Pirates in college hoops action on Tuesday.

This season, the Friars are 16-12 overall and 13-10-1 ATS ATS, while the Pirates are 14-15 and 10-11-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Providence boasts a 14-8 on the OU, and Seton Hall is 9-9.

View Seton Hall vs Providence Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Pirates were listed as 7.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Friars at No. 59 and the Pirates at No. 165 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-66 result in favor of the Friars.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Providence's No. 161 nationally ranked offense (67.9 points per game) against a Pirates defense that sits as the No. 145 at 65.6 PPG. The Friars have been averaging 41.6% from the field, less than the Pirates have managed so far this season (43.6% on average).

Defensively, Seton Hall features the nation's No. 238-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.2 points per game. Providence, meanwhile, comes in at No. 229 nationally in scoring at home.

Seton Hall was a 66-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against Villanova. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Pirates got 21 points from Aaron Cosby as Seton Hall ran past Villanova 66-65 on Monday at Prudential Center.

Last time out for Providence, they were a 62-59 winner as they battled St. John's at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The Friars grabbed a 62-59 win over the Red Storm on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Bryce Cotton at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Rutgers are 4-6
After playing Villanova are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Connecticut are 6-4
After playing St. John's are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Pirates at Friars trends to consider:
Seton Hall is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Providence
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seton Hall's last 5 games when playing on the road against Providence
Seton Hall is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Providence is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Providence's last 5 games when playing Seton Hall
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence's last 5 games when playing at home against Seton Hall
Providence is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next up:
Seton Hall home to Rutgers, Friday, March 8
Providence at Connecticut, Saturday, March 9