Manhattan vs. Seton Hall Pick
Will No. 23 Seton Hall have any struggles at home when the Pirates take on Manhattan today at Noon ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Seton Hall is the clear favorite at home. The Pirates are getting odds of -21.5 points against Manhattan today. 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.
Manhattan is coming off a 63-61 win at Hofstra on Wednesday night to improve to 5-6 on the season. The Jaspers are 5-4 against the spread, covering in three of their last four lined games. Manhattan is putting up 67.3 points per game on offense while allowing 68 per game on defense. Rich Williams is leading Manhattan with 13 points per game while Calvin Crawford is averaging 10.8 points and 6 rebounds per contest.
Seton Hall is off to a 10-2 start to the season following an 89-68 win over Wagner on Wednesday. The Pirates have failed to cover in their last two games and are 6-6 against the spread for the season. Seton Hall is averaging 81.1 points per game on offense this season while giving up 67.6 per contest. Desi Rodriguez is averaging 18.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per game for Seton Hall while Angel Delgado is adding 13.3 points and 10.8 rebounds per contest.
These two have split their last two meetings, with the winning team covering the spread in both cases. Manhattan is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games against Big East opponents and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games following a win. Seton Hall is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games following a win and 20-9 ATS in their last 29 games after a failed cover. The public betting is split for this game, but I think Seton Hall will handle itself at home.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: SETON HALL -21.5