Wagner vs. Seton Hall Pick
Can No. 23 Seton Hall remain dominant at home when the Pirates host Wagner tonight at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Seton Hall is favored at home, as the Pirates are getting odds of -22 points against Wagner. The over/under total for the contest has yet to be set. Tonight’s contest takes place from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and will air live on FS1.
Seton Hall is coming off a 71-65 loss at Rutgers this past weekend to snap a five-game win streak. The Pirates are now 9-2 overall while going 6-5 against the spread. They have covered in their last two home games. Seton Hall is putting up 80.4 points per game on offense this year while giving up 67.5 on defense. Desi Rodriguez is leading Seton Hall with 19 points and 4.9 rebounds per game while Angel Delgado is adding 13.2 points and 10.8 rebounds per contest.
Wagner is coming off a 90-84 OT loss at Rider to snap a six-game winning streak. The Seahawks are now 7-2 on the season while going just 0-1 against the spread. Their last seven games haven’t been lined. Wagner is averaging 72.9 points per game on offense this season while allowing just 72.3 on defense. Blake Francis is leading the team with 20.2 points per game while JoJo Cooper is adding 13.2 points and 6.1 assists per game.
Seton Hall has has won three straight meetings in this series, but none have been lined. Seton Hall has done a good job of bouncing back from a loss, as they are 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 following a loss. They also have covered in 20 of their last 28 after a failed cover. Wagner is just 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last five against Big East opponents. The public betting is siding heavily with Seton Hall and I agree with them.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: SETON HALL -22