Seton Hall vs. Central Connecticut State - 11/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (1-0) at Seton Hall Pirates (1-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Prudential Center)
The Line: Seton Hall Pirates -30 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Central Connecticut Blue Devils and Seton Hall Pirates meet Sunday afternoon in college basketball action at the Prudential Center.
The Central Connecticut Blue Devils look for a quick 2-0 start after beating Hartford on Friday. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are averaging 75 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 60 points on 41 percent shooting. Austin Nehls is averaging 18 points and three assists while Khalen Cumberlander is averaging 14 points and five rebounds. Mustafa Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Tidell Pierre is grabbing nine rebounds. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are shooting 42.9 percent from beyond the arc and 52.9 percent from the free throw line. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are allowing 22.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils have lost four straight road games.
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The Seton Hall Pirates also look for a 2-0 start after beating Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday. The Seton Hall Pirates are averaging 91 points on 61.4 percent shooting and allowing 70 points on 39.3 percent shooting. Khadeen Carrington is averaging 27 points and two assists while Angel Delgado is averaging 22 points and 14 rebounds. Desi Rodriguez is dishing two assists and Ismael Sanogo is grabbing three rebounds. The Seton Hall Pirates are shooting 50 percent from beyond the arc and 48.1 percent from the free throw line. The Seton Hall Pirates are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Seton Hall Pirates have won six of their last seven home games.
The Blue Devils are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Pirates are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 20-7 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Pirates last 7 overall and under is 5-1 in Blue Devils last 6 overall.
Central Connecticut doesn't have the talent or the depth to compete with a team such as Seton Hall. The Pirates have shown they can be a scoring machine and I expect to see a similar performance to the one they had against Fairleigh Dickinson. The Blue Devils are in over their heads on this one.