Ohio State vs. Seton Hall Prediction
No. 19 Ohio State will look to hand Seton Hall its first loss of the season when the Buckeyes and Pirates meet in the Fort Myers Tip-Off at 6:00 p.m. ET on FS1. With the spread sitting currently at only 1.5 points, is Seton Hall the best bet on the board?
865 Ohio State Buckeyes (+1.5) at 866 Seton Hall Pirates (-1.5); o/u 138
6:00 p.m. ET, Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort Myers, FL
Ohio State Buckeyes DFS Snapshot
E.J. Liddell notched 29 points (9-15 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 8-12 FT), five rebounds, three assists, four blocks and one steal in 28 minutes during Friday’s 84-74 win over Niagara. Liddell was unable to post a double-double Friday after he accomplished the feat in Tuesday’s opener, but he converted 60 percent of his attempts from the floor and topped 25 points once again. The junior has been a consistent force for Ohio State to begin the season.
Seton Hall Pirates DFS Snapshot
Bryce Aiken produced 15 points (5-8 FG, 3-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, one assist and two steals across 19 minutes during Wednesday’s 93-49 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson. Aiken has been prone to the injury bug throughout his career but was cleared from knee and ankle injuries by early-October, making this one of the few seasons he’s been able to enter with a clean bill of health. His output was great here as one of the first guards off the bench for the Pirates, though it’s worth noting Jared Rhoden missed this contest with an ankle injury, which left a few more shots to go around.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The Pirates are 9-1 against the spread in their last 10 neutral site games as a favorite, are 4-1 against the number in their last five games overall and are 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 neutral site games overall. The Buckeyes, meanwhile, are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games following an ATS loss, are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall and are winless against the number in their last five games coming off a straight up loss.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: SETON HALL PIRATES -1.5