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Seton Hall Pirates vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Preview

Rutgers Scarlet KnightsSeton Hall Pirates
Feb 25, 5:00 PM | Prudential Center

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds

12-16TEAM RECORD19-9

The Seton Hall Pirates host Rutgers on Saturday, looking to build on their 19-9 mark against the 12-16 Scarlet Knights in college hoops action at Prudential Center.

Seton Hall will face the 12-16 Scarlet Knights, who own a 8-14 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Pirates are 10-14 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Scarlet Knights are 10-12 favoring the OVER.

View Rutgers vs Seton Hall Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Seton Hall sat as 8-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pirates rated this week at No. 21 and the Scarlet Knights sitting at No. 112. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 72-66 result in favor of the Pirates.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Seton Hall's No. 108-rated squad against Rutgers's No. 173-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Seton Hall rates No. 86 in the country with 7.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 283 nationally with 5 per match.

Defensively, Rutgers features the nation's No. 117-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.9 points per game. Seton Hall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 131 nationally in scoring at home.

Rutgers was an 82-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Marquette. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. The Scarlet Knights endured an 82-65 loss at the hands of the Golden Eagles on Wednesday, despite a 14-point effort from Jerome Seagears at Bradley Center.

Seton Hall was a 73-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgetown. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Pirates got a terrific 29-point effort from Jordan Theodore as Seton Hall defeated Georgetown 73-55 on Tuesday at Prudential Center.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Villanova are 3-7
After playing Marquette are 3-3
After a loss are 3-7

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing DePaul are 4-4
After playing Georgetown are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Scarlet Knights at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rutgers's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
Rutgers is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
Rutgers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Seton Hall is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
Seton Hall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seton Hall's last 5 games when playing at home against Rutgers
Seton Hall is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Rutgers

Next up:
Rutgers home to Villanova, Thursday, March 1
Seton Hall at DePaul, Saturday, March 3

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