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Seton Hall Rutgers Betting Preview

Rutgers Scarlet KnightsSeton Hall Pirates
March 8, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds

13-15TEAM RECORD14-16

The Seton Hall Pirates will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Prudential Center on Friday in NCAA hoops play.

The Pirates sit at 14-16 (10-12-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Scarlet Knights are currently 13-15 (12-13 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Seton Hall is 10-9 OU, and Rutgers is 9-13 OU.

View Rutgers vs Seton Hall Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Pirates were listed as 3.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Pirates, most recently No. 165 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Scarlet Knights, who rate No. 155 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-65 victory for the Pirates.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Seton Hall's No. 193-rated squad against Rutgers's No. 187-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Seton Hall rates No. 30 in the country with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 307 nationally with 4.8 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rutgers owns the country's No. 156-rated mark, allowing 68.8 points per game on the highway. Seton Hall, on the other hand, rates No. 245 in scoring at home.

Rutgers was a 60-54 loser in their most recent outing at home against Marquette. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. The Scarlet Knights endured a 60-54 loss at the hands of the Golden Eagles on Tuesday, despite a 11-point effort from Myles Mack at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Seton Hall was a 76-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Providence. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Seton Hall suffered a 76-66 loss against Providence on Tuesday, getting 15 points from Fuquan Edwin in a losing effort at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing Marquette are 4-3
After a loss are 1-9

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
After playing Providence are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Scarlet Knights at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Rutgers's last 8 games on the road
Rutgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 6 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seton Hall's last 5 games
Seton Hall is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seton Hall's last 6 games when playing at home against Rutgers
Seton Hall is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Rutgers