The Seton Hall Pirates and Butler Bulldogs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Hinkle Fieldhouse. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Seton Hall Pirates Betting Preview
The Seton Hall Pirates are averaging 68.7 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 64.4 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Al-Amir Dawes is averaging 11.6 points and 1.6 assists, while Tyrese Samuel is averaging 10.7 points and 6 rebounds. Kadary Richmond is the third double-digit scorer and Dre Davis is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Seton Hall Pirates are shooting 31 percent from beyond the arc and 68 percent from the free throw line. The Seton Hall Pirates are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game.
The Butler Bulldogs Betting Preview
The Butler Bulldogs are averaging 67.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Manny Bates is averaging 12.3 points and 5.7 rebounds, while Chuck Harris is averaging 12.2 points and 2.8 assists. Jayden Taylor is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Hunter Jr. is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Butler Bulldogs are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Butler Bulldogs are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28 rebounds per game.
Seton Hall vs Butler Trends
The Pirates are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss. The Bulldogs are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 37-18-1 in Pirates last 56 overall. The under is 8-3 in Bulldogs last 11 overall. The underdog is 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Butler Bulldogs are a complete mess right now, which includes losing their last 5 games by an average of 16 points, and they lose in the underdog role by an average of 17.8 points. Seton Hall is simply playing the better ball right now, and there's no getting behind Butler in its current form. Give me the Pirates.