VCU vs. Seton Hall Pick
Can Seton Hall pick up a double-digit win when the Pirates play host to VCU today at 3PM ET in the Never Forget Tribute Classic?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Seton Hall is favored in this contest, as the Pirates are getting odds of -11.5 points against VCU. The over/under total for the contest has yet to be set. Today’s game takes place from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
VCU is coming off a 71-67 loss at home to Texas to fall to 5-4 on the season. The Rams were able to cover the spread in the loss for their third straight cover. VCU is 4-3 against the spread on the season. VCU is putting up 79.6 points per game on offense while allowing 75 per contest. Justin Tillman is averaging 16.2 points and 7.7 rebounds per game to lead VCU while De’Riante Jenkins is adding 14 points per contest.
Seton Hall is coming off a 79-77 win at Louisville to improve to 7-1 on the season. The Pirates have won three straight and covered in three straight. Seton Hall is 4-5 against the spread for the season. The Pirates are averaging 80.6 points per game on offense while allowing 68 per contest on defense. Desi Rodriguez is leading the team with 20 points per game while Angel Delgado is adding 13.3 points and 9.3 rebounds per game.
Seton Hall won the last meeting with VCU back in 2011, 69-54. Seton Hall is just 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 against the A-10 and 2-5 ATS in their last seven home games. VCU is 6-1 ATS in their last seven road games following a three-game homestand. The Rams are also 4-1 ATS in their last five games. The public betting is strongly with VCU today and I agree. I think the Rams are a good enough team to keep this close.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: VCU -11.5