Villanova vs Seton Hall Pick: Saturday, January 30th
Villanova vs Seton Hall Pick: Saturday, January 30th: Villanova is rolling, having won 8 straight games. They are coming off an easy 71-56 win at home over Providence on Jan 23rd. Four days prior to that, they barely squeezed past this Seton Hall squad 76-74. In that game, Connor Gillespie went for 22 points, while Senior Jermaine Samuels came off the bench to score 20 of his own, adding 9 boards while doing so. This Wildcats team does everything well, which is probably why they are among the top teams favored to win the 2021 National Championship. They score 78.9 points per game, and allow just 66.7 on the other end of the court, while only turning the ball over 8.1 times a game. They hit 46.6% from the field, 36.9% from behind the arc, and are 74.7% from the stripe.
Seton Hall followed up that tight loss to Villanova with another one at home to Creighton 85-81. Seven-foot-two, 270 pound Ike Obiagu playing beside 6’11 240 Georgian Sandro Mamukelashvili makes the paint a very scary place to enter for the opposition. Mamukelashvili leads the team with 17.9 points per game, and fills out the stat sheet with 6.9 boards and 3.3 assists on average. Pirates guards Jared Rhoden averages 15.6 points per game, and Myles Cale averages 12.1 of his own.
Villanova vs Seton Hall Odds
|College Basketball Odds||Spread|
|Seton Hall||+4 (-110)|
|Where/When||Prudential Center, 3:30 PM ET|
Villanova are 9-1 in their last 10 games, outscoring their opponents by an average of 79.2 to 66.7. The Wildcats have put up 78.9 points per game, and have gone ‘Over’ the betting total in 6 of their first 11 games this season. As for Seton Hall, they are 6-4 in their last 10, outscoring their opponents by a margin of +1.5 points per game.
|College Basketball Team||ATS Record||ATS Margin|