Butler vs. Seton Hall - 3/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seton Hall Pirates (21-7) at Butler Bulldogs (19-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Hinkle Fieldhouse)
The Line: Butler Bulldogs -5 -- Over/Under: 147 See the Latest Odds
The Butler Bulldogs and the Seton Hall Pirates face off on Wednesday in Big East college basketball action.
The Butler Bulldogs are 19-9 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Butler is averaging 80.6 points per game and they are shooting 46.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.6 percent. Kelan Martin leads the Bulldogs averaging 16.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Kellen Dunham is averaging 16.2 points, Roosevelt Jones is averaging 14.1 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Andrew Chrabascz is averaging 10.1 points. Butler is 11-3 at home and 8-8 in the Big East.
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The Seton Hall Pirates are 21-7 this season and they have won their last four games and eight of their last nine. Seton Hall is averaging 74.1 points per game and they are shooting 44.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.5 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Isaiah Whitehead leads the Pirates averaging 17.1 points and 5.0 assists per game. Khadeen Carrington is averaging 13.6 points, Desi Rodriguez is averaging 12.9 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Angel Delgado is averaging 10.4 points and 9.8 rebounds. Seton Hall is 6-3 on the road and 11-5 in the Big East.
Butler is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games, 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five home games, and 0-6 against the spread in their last six home games against a team with a winning road record. Seton Hall is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight road games, 16-5 against the spread in their last 21 games, and 10-2 against the spread in the Big East. Butler has covered the point spread in the last six meetings of these two.
The total is set at 147 and while I wouldn’t call it a strong play my free pick here is on the over. I also have a pick on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area.