Xavier vs. Seton Hall - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seton Hall Pirates (13-5) at Xavier Musketeers (16-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Cintas Center)
The Line: Xavier Musketeers -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Seton Hall Pirates and Xavier Musketeers meet Saturday afternoon at the Cintas Center.
The Seton Hall Pirates need a victory after losing three of their last four games. The Seton Hall Pirates are averaging 73.8 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 66.2 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Isaiah Whitehead is averaging 15.4 points and 4.5 assists while Khadeen Carrington is averaging 14.7 points and 2.9 rebounds. Desi Rodriguez is the third double-digit scorer and Angel Delgado is grabbing 9.5 rebounds. The Seton Hall Pirates are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 66 percent from the free throw line. The Pirates are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.5 rebounds per game. The Seton Hall Pirates have lost 10 of their last 15 road games.
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The Xavier Musketeers look to build on their impressive 16-2 record. The Xavier Musketeers are averaging 79.6 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 66.8 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Trevon Bluiett is averaging 15.4 points and 6.9 rebounds while Edmond Sumner is averaging 11.2 points and 3.3 assists. Myles Davis is dishing 3.5 assists and James Farr is grabbing 8.8 rebounds. The Xavier Musketeers are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Musketeers are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game. The Xavier Musketeers have won 11 of their last 14 home games.
The Pirates are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Musketeers are 41-19 ATS in their last 60 home games and 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Xavier is not only winning games at a high percentage, but the Musketeers are covering the number at a large clip. That's the type of teams we love here at Sports Chat Place. Give me the home team in a double-digit victory.