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Huskies vs Pirates College Hoops Game Preview

Connecticut HuskiesSeton Hall Pirates
Jan 3, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

Connecticut Huskies vs Seton Hall Pirates Odds


Prudential Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Seton Hall Pirates and the visiting Connecticut Huskies in college hoops action on Tuesday.

The Pirates are 12-2 so far on the season, and 7-3 ATS vs. the number. The Huskies, meanwhile, are 12-1 and 3-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Seton Hall go 4-6 and the Huskies go 3-6 on the totals.

View Connecticut vs Seton Hall Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Connecticut before tip-off in this one will find them as 2-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 17 (Pirates) and the No. 16 (Huskies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-77 result in favor of the Huskies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Huskies rank No. 33 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.2 per game. That compares with Seton Hall’s No. 131 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Seton Hall is college basketball's No. 129-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Huskies rate No. 187 with 6.2 per game.

Defensively, Connecticut features the nation's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 57 points per game. Seton Hall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 160 nationally in scoring at home.

Connecticut won its last outing, an 83-69 result against St. John's on December 31. They earned a push in that game as a 14-point favorite. Connecticut got 17 points from Shabazz Napier en route to an 83-69 victory over St. John's on Saturday at Gampel Pavilion.

Seton Hall was a 67-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against West Virginia. They covered the 1.5–point spread as underdogs. Seton Hall got 19 points from Fuquan Edwin en route to a 67-48 victory over West Virginia on Friday at Prudential Center.

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Rutgers are 4-6
After playing St. John's are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Seton Hall Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Providence are 7-3
After playing West Virginia are 2-8
After a win are 8-2

A few Huskies at Pirates trends to consider:
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Seton Hall
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games on the road
Seton Hall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Seton Hall is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seton Hall's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
Seton Hall is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Connecticut

Next up:
Connecticut at Rutgers, Saturday, January 7
Seton Hall at Providence, Saturday, January 7