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Seton Hall PiratesSouth Florida Bulls
Jan 13, 7:00 PM | Sun Dome

Seton Hall Pirates vs South Florida Bulls Odds


The Seton Hall Pirates will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bulls in South Florida at Sun Dome on Friday in college basketball action.

The Bulls currently sports a 9-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-8 ATS. The Pirates are 15-2 and 10-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulls produce a 5-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Pirates have gone 6-7 against the number.

View Seton Hall vs South Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Bulls in this one, they're listed as 1.5-point underdogs on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulls at No. 108 and the Pirates at No. 10 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-67 result in favor of the Pirates.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Florida's No. 303-ranked offense, averaging 61.4 PPG, against a Pirates defense that ranks No. 86 at 62.9 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% so far, less than the Pirates marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.1% per game.

Defensively, Seton Hall features the nation's No. 80-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.9 points per game. South Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 226 nationally in scoring at home.

Seton Hall was a 94-73 winner in their most recent outing at home against DePaul. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Pirates and Blue Demons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as DePaul was handed a 94-73 defeat on Tuesday at Prudential Center.

South Florida was a 60-49 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Notre Dame. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. South Florida got 13 points from Augustus Gilchrist but lost anyway, 60-49, to Notre Dame on Tuesday at Joyce Center.

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Villanova are 3-7
After playing DePaul are 5-2
After a win are 9-1

South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing St. John's are 2-4
After playing Notre Dame are 1-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Pirates at Bulls trends to consider:
Seton Hall is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
South Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of South Florida's last 9 games when playing Seton Hall
South Florida is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Seton Hall
South Florida is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Seton Hall

Next up:
Seton Hall at Villanova, Wednesday, January 18
South Florida home to St. John's, Wednesday, January 18