Butler Bulldogs vs Seton Hall Pirates 2/19/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Butler Bulldogs vs Seton Hall Pirates 2/19/2020 – Two Big East Conference teams are set to clash as the Butler Bulldogs are to visit the Seton Hall Pirates this Wednesday, February 9 at the Prudential Center in Newark New Jersey. The Pirates are hoping to stop their skid at two games and hope to avoid a losing streak. This game is slated to be aired on television live at 6:30 pm Eastern Time by Fox Sports 1 while the feed will also be seen in SofaScore. It is seen by NCAAB Point Spread Picks that the Pirates hold the upper hand against the Bulldogs in this game.
Butler Bulldogs vs Seton Hall Pirates 2/19/2020
Butler Bulldogs are coming off from a tough loss heading to this game as and they currently hold a 19-7 record in the Big East Conference. Being on the road, this team split their wins and losses to 4-4 into eight contests. Their last game resulted from a defeat against the Georgetown Hoyas with they lost by seven points. In over their past three games, they have been battling consistency by splitting their last six games to 3-3. Baldwin is the leader of this team as he provides with 16.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. McDermott and Nze follow his lead as they provide good scoring numbers along with securing the boards. If Butler wins, they move up to the top and pushing the Pirates down from their top seed in the Big East.
Players to watch: K. Baldwin G (26 GP 31.9 MIN 16.1 PTS 4.6 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.1 TO 41.1 FG% 84.9 FT% 31.9 3PT%), S. McDermott F (26 GP 32.8 MIN 11.9 PTS 6 REB 0.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 0.6 TO 48.8 FG% 88.3 FT% 40 3PT%), B. Nze F (26 GP 28.7 MIN 9.5 PTS 6.4 REB 1.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.8 TO 62.5 FG% 61.4 FT% 33.3 3PT%).
Seton Hall Pirates
The Seton Hall Pirates are ranked as the 16th best team in the NCAA and they are carrying a record of 18-7 to sit on top of the Big East. At home, this team has secured nine of their three games but they are coming off from back-to-back losses. In their last five games, they have lost three and in the last ten games, Pirates prevailed in seven games. Powell is a high scoring guard who provides with 21 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. McKnight is the second top-scorer for this team with 11.9 points while Rhoden does 9.2 points per game. In this match, Rhoden holds the x-factor as they need him to step up big to help free up Powell to operate.
Players to watch: M. Powell G (23 GP 31.2 MIN 21.7 PTS 4.5 REB 2.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 40.6 FG% 79.4 FT% 31 3PT%), Q. McKnight G (25 GP 30.1 MIN 11.9 PTS 3.3 REB 5.4 AST 1.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 42.5 FG% 84.8 FT% 33.3 3PT%), J. Rhoden G (25 GP 26.3 MIN 9.2 PTS 6.9 REB 1.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 43.5 FG% 62.9 FT% 31.3 3PT%).
Butler Bulldogs vs Seton Hall Pirates Betting Predictions
Butler is 1-8-1 ATS in their last 10 games.
Seton Hall Pirates
Seton Hall is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Butler Bulldogs vs Seton Hall Pirates Betting Picks
The Pirates are coming in as the favorites to take this game over the Bulldogs as seen by Online Betting. Being at home increases their chances and this team is eager to get back to winning form to secure the top spot in the Big East after their two-game slump.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Bulldogs for this game is at +190. On the other hand, the Pirates are at -210.
Spread: It is 6.5 points across the spread for both teams with the Bulldogs being at +6.5 points while he Pirates sit on the other end with -6.5.
Total: 134.5 is the predicted total for both teams to reach with the Pirates going under and the Bulldogs are under.
Score Prediction: 72-64, Pirates.