Connecticut at Seton Hall: 3/3/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Seton Hall Pirates (13-10) vs Connecticut Huskies (12-6)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6:30 pm (Prudential Center)
Betting Odds: Seton Hall Pirates -1 -- Over/Under: 136 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The UConn Huskies and Seton Hall Pirates Pirates face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at the Prudential Center.
These two teams faced off once this year and it was Seton Hall that was able to win 80-73.
The UConn Huskies come into this game with a 12-6 record overall and coming into this game they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Marquette the offense was elite putting up 80 points and that led to an 18 point victory. Uconn on the season is averaging 71.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 64.6 points per game. UConn is shooting 43.6 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Seton Hall Pirates who sit with a 13-10 record overall but they have lost two games in a row and this might be a must win game. In the last game against Butler, the offense scored only 52 points and that led to a loss. Seton Hall on the season is averaging 72.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.4 points per game. Seton Hall is shooting 44.8 percent from the field and 32.5 percent from behind the three point line. Forward Sandro Mamukelashvili has been the best player for Seton Hall averaging 17.8 points while shooting 45.6 percent from the field and 34.9 percent from behind the three point line.
UConn is 7-1-1 against the spread in their last nine road games. UConn is 35-15-2 against the spread in their last 52 games against the Big East. The favorite is 11-4 in the last 15 meetings played between UConn and Seton Hall.
UConn is healthy again and they are going to find success in this game. Look for Seton Hall’s defense to struggle and that will be the difference as UConn comes away with a cover of the spread.