Sacred Heart at Seton Hall 12/19/18 - CBB Picks & Predictions
On Wednesday, the Sacred Heart Pioneers visit the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey to play the Seton Hall Pirates. Sacred Heart fell to 4-6 on the season following its 82-73 loss to Dartmouth a week ago Monday. The Pioneers trailed by 15 points at halftime and never threatened after the break. Jare’l Spellman led the Pioneers with 19 points and eight rebounds.
Seton Hall improved to 7-3 for the season following its 72-66 win over Rutgers. Myles Powell led the Pirates with 28 points that included 6 3-pointers. Seton Hall has won three straight including an 84-83 win over the Kentucky Wildcats last weekend.
Koreem Ozier leads Sacred Heart in scoring with an average of 24.5 points per game. E.J. Anosike is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.9 per game, while Cameron Parker leads the Pioneers in assists with an average of 7.7 per game. Sacred Heart is shooting 47.1% from the floor and 35.6% from 3-point territory.
Myles Powell leads Seton Hall in scoring with an average of 23.5 points per game. Michael Nzei is the second leading scorer and second in rebounding with averages of 10.2 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Sandro Mamukelashvili leads the team in rebounding with an average of 8.0 per game. Seton Hall is shooting 45.0% from the field and 32.8% from 3-point territory.
Seton Hall has had a tougher scheduled thus far and won and covered against Kentucky. The Pirates have covered 8 of the last 11 following a win straight up and 12 of the last 17 overall. Sacred Heart has failed to cover 13 of its last 19 on the road. Final Score Prediction, Seton Hall Pirates win and cover ATS 90-64.