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Connecticut Huskies vs Seton Hall Pirates Betting Preview

Seton Hall PiratesConnecticut Huskies
Feb 4, 12:00 PM | Gampel Pavilion

Seton Hall Pirates vs Connecticut Huskies Odds


Seton Hall travels to Connecticut on Saturday, hoping to boost its 15-7 record with a victory over the Huskies.

The Huskies sport records of 14-7 and 5-11-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Pirates have 15-7 and 11-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-12 for the Huskies and 7-11 for the Pirates.

View Seton Hall vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Connecticut opened as 7-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Huskies, most recently No. 18 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Pirates, who rate No. 22 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-72 victory for the Huskies.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 165 nationally ranked offense (68.6 points per game) against a Pirates defense that sits as the No. 80 at 63.2 PPG. The Huskies have been averaging 46.1% from the field, more than the Pirates have managed so far this season (43.5% on average).

Defensively, Seton Hall features the nation's No. 96-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.7 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 143 nationally in scoring at home.

Seton Hall was a 66-59 loser in its last match on the road against Marquette. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. Seton Hall suffered a 66-59 loss against Marquette on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Herb Pope in a losing effort at Bradley Center.

Last time out for Connecticut, they were a 58-44 loser as they battled Georgetown on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Connecticut suffered a 58-44 loss against Georgetown on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Andre Drummond in a losing effort at Verizon Center.

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Rutgers are 4-6
After playing Marquette are 1-7
After a loss are 4-6

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Louisville are 8-2
After playing Georgetown are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Pirates at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seton Hall's last 5 games on the road
Seton Hall is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Seton Hall is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Seton Hall is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seton Hall
Connecticut is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing Seton Hall
Connecticut is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Connecticut's last 7 games

Next up:
Seton Hall at Rutgers, Wednesday, February 8
Connecticut at Louisville, Monday, February 6