The Pirates and Huskies are set to face off at 12:00 ET on CBS. The Huskies will host the game at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, CT. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 138.5 points, and Connecticut is favored by -15 at BetUs to win at home against Seton Hall.

Does Seton Hall Stand a Chance on the Road?

Seton Hall enters this game with an overall record of 18-10, including a 10-6 mark in Big East play. On the road, the Pirates have gone 6-7 this season, and they have a scoring margin of -5.0 points per game.

As the underdog, Seton Hall has gone 6-8 this season. In their last game, the Pirates lost to Creighton by a score of 85-64. Over their last 10 road games, Seton Hall has gone 6-4.

Seton Hall’s ATS record this season is 12-15, including a 5-8 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pirates are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Seton Hall’s over/under record for the season is 13-14 and their games have averaged 142.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than their season average over/under line of 140.9. So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 139 points.

Most recently, the Seton Hall offense finished with just 64 points vs. Creighton. For the game, they hit 2/9 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 41.7%. Dre Davis was the leading scorer for the Pirates, putting up 18 points. In addition, Kadary Richmond contributed 15 points.

At present, the Pirates’ defense is nationally ranked 103rd, allowing 69.5 points per game. So far, the Seton Hall defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.1 times per game (616th).

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Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Huskies?

Connecticut enters this game as the heavy favorite, as they have been in 27 of their 28 games this season. Their record as the favorite is 25-2, and they have won 17 straight games at home.

Overall, the Huskies are 25-3, and they are coming off a 78-54 win over Villanova. In their last 10 games at home, they are a perfect 10-0.

Against the spread, UConn has a record of 16-11-1 this season. At home, they have gone 10-7 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Huskies are 6-4 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 for the Connecticut Huskies’ game against Seton Hall is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (145). This year, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 139 points compared to their season average of 145.4.

The Huskies’ offense finished with 78 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 81.3 points per contest. The top scorer for the Huskies was Cam Spencer with 25 points, while Stephon Castle also chipped in with 14 points.

In the current season, the Connecticut defense has excelled, sitting 18th in the nation by allowing 64.1 points per game. In their most recent game, the Connecticut defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Villanova knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 54 points.

The Huskies’ defense is presently ranked 18th nationally, allowing an average of 64.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Villanova, the Wildcats finished with a field goal percentage of 42% and a total of 54 points vs. Connecticut.

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Pirates vs. Huskies Pick

For a point-spread wager in this Huskies vs. Huskies game, we suggest taking the Huskies at -15. Even though our predictions have the Huskies winning 75-69, we see the Pirates as the better choice on the point-spread.

Pick: Take the Pirates at +15

The Total

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 138.5, and our model predicts the Pirates and Huskies to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the over.

Pick: Go Over 138.5 points (-110)