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Villanova Wildcats vs Seton Hall Pirates 3/4/2020 NCAAB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Villanova Wildcats vs Seton Hall Pirates 3/4/2020 – The Villanova Wildcats face the Seton Hall Pirates in a Big East Conference clash with the latter picked by NCAAB picks and parlays to win. The Wildcats are in a tie for second place in the standings and will look to settle an old score. The Pirates are rolling, having won three in a row. If NCAA basketball lines hold up, Seton Hall should repeat over Villanova on Wednesday.
Villanova Wildcats vs Seton Hall Pirates 3/4/2020
Villanova Wildcats try to get back on track after a loss to Providence last Saturday. A win is a must for Villanova if they want a crack at the Big East title. Collin Gillespie needs to step up anew after a 13-point outing against Providence. He is expected to get support from guys like Jeremiah Robinson-Earl. The Wildcats average 103.4 points against Big East opponents but need to address their turnovers. The defense has been holding up, limiting the opponent to only 93.8 points per game.
Players to watch: S. Bey F (29 GP 33.9 MIN 15.9 PTS 4.9 REB 2.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 47.2 FG% 79.2 FT% 45.1 3PT%), C. Gillespie G (29 GP 33.9 MIN 15.4 PTS 3.6 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 40.8 FG% 82.9 FT% 35.3 3PT%), J. Moore G (29 GP 29.3 MIN 11.1 PTS 2.9 REB 1.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 41.1 FG% 71.2 FT% 38.8 3PT%).
Seton Hall Pirates
Players to watch: M. Powell G (26 GP 31.4 MIN 21.5 PTS 4.4 REB 2.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 40.1 FG% 80.3 FT% 30.6 3PT%), Q. McKnight G (28 GP 30.4 MIN 11.6 PTS 3.2 REB 5.4 AST 1.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 41.3 FG% 85.3 FT% 34.4 3PT%), J. Rhoden G (28 GP 25.8 MIN 9.2 PTS 6.6 REB 1.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.1 TO 44 FG% 63.6 FT% 33.7 3PT%).
Villanova Wildcats vs Seton Hall Pirates Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Villanova’s last 7 games.
Seton Hall Pirates
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seton Hall’s last 5 games.
Villanova Wildcats vs Seton Hall Pirates Betting Picks
Villanova wants payback but will have to work for it against Seton Hall. NCAA basketball lines tip the Pirates to snag this one although the Wildcats will give them stiff competition. The Pirates won the last time out, something that could motivate Villanova. The team with the better defense is expected to come out on top.
Moneyline: +164 is set for the Wildcats and -181 is set for the Pirates.
ATS: Look for the spread of +3.5 for Villanova and -3.5 for Seton Hall
Totals: Over 139 is out for the Wildcats and under 139 is out for the Pirates.
Score Prediction: 71-70, Seton Hall Pirates.