Seton Hall Pirates vs Connecticut Huskies Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Connecticut Huskies vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds
Seton Hall will look to improve on its 13-10 record on Sunday when they host Connecticut in NCAA basketball odds action at Prudential Center.
The Pirates bring a 13-10 record (7-8-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 15-6 Huskies, who are 7-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Seton Hall go 5-7 so far and the Huskies go 9-8.
The Huskies were listed as 3.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Pirates at No. 120 and the Huskies at No. 77 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-70 result in favor of the Huskies.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seton Hall has the nation's No. 181-rated offensive output, at 67.4 PPG. The visiting Huskies defense ranks No. 149 allowing on average 65.1 PPG. The Pirates FG% has averaged 44.3% so far, less than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.
Defensively, Connecticut features the nation's No. 228-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.8 points per game. Seton Hall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 213 nationally in scoring at home.
Connecticut was a 71-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against St. John's. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. Omar Calhoun scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 71-65 to St. John's at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday).
Seton Hall lost its last outing, a 56-46 result against Pittsburgh on February 4. They covered in that game as a 16.5-point underdog. Seton Hall suffered a 56-46 loss against Pittsburgh on Monday, getting 23 points from Fuquan Edwin in a losing effort at Petersen Events Center.
Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Syracuse are 6-4
After playing St. John's are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Rutgers are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Huskies at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Connecticut's last 13 games on the road
Connecticut is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
Connecticut is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seton Hall's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
Seton Hall is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seton Hall's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seton Hall's last 6 games when playing at home against Connecticut
Connecticut home to Syracuse, Wednesday, February 13
Seton Hall at Rutgers, Tuesday, February 12