Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Pirates and Hoyas. The game is starting at 6:30 ET on FS1, and it's hosted by the Hoyas at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Get ready to place your bets! The Pirates are the favored team in this Big East conference contest against the Hoyas. The game's over/under currently sits at 141.5 points.

SETON HALL PIRATES VS GEORGETOWN HOYAS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +7

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 6:30 ET on Tuesday, January 9th.

WHY BET THE GEORGETOWN HOYAS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Hoyas.
  • Not only will Georgetown pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.

Can the Pirates Pull Off a Win at Washington?

Seton Hall is 10-5 overall and 3-1 in Big East play. They have won two in a row and are 7-4 in non-conference games this season. On the road, the Pirates are just 2-4 compared to 8-1 at home.

For the season, Seton Hall has been favored in seven of their 15 games, going 6-1 in those contests. They are coming off a 78-75 win over Marquette and have gone 2-1 on the road in their last three games.

Seton Hall has not performed well against the spread this season, going just 7-8. When favored, the Pirates are just 3-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Seton Hall is just 3-7 vs. the spread. On the road, the Pirates are 2-4 vs. the spread this year and 6-4 over their last 10 road games.

Seton Hall's over/under record for the season is 6-9 and the average scoring total in their games is 141.9. Today's over/under line of 141.5 is very close to their season average. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 132 points.

The Pirates' offense wrapped up their last game with 78 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 73.3 points per contest. Kadary Richmond is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today's matchup with an average of 15.7. Meanwhile, Dre Davis also brings a PPG average of 13.5 into the game.

The Pirates' defense is presently ranked 111st nationally, allowing an average of 68.6 points per contest. Seton Hall's three-point defense is currently 160th in the country at 8.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.6% of their shots vs. Seton Hall.

Can the Hoyas Please their Home Crowd?

Georgetown will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak on the road, where they have gone 1-3 this season. The Hoyas are 7-4 at home this year, and they are coming off a 68-65 win over DePaul.

So far this season, Georgetown has been the underdog in seven of their 15 games, going just 1-6 in those matchups. Overall, the Hoyas are 8-7 this season, including a 1-3 mark in Big East play.

Georgetown has struggled against the spread this season, going just 5-10. At home, they are just 3-8 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hoyas are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Georgetown's over/under record for the season is 6-9, and the average point total in its games is 144.5. Today's over/under line of 141.5 is lower than the average OU line in its games (143.7). So far, nine of its games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average point total is 133 points.

In their recent game, the Hoyas' offense concluded with 68 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.4 points per contest. Dontrez Styles is leading the team in scoring at 14.3 points per contest. Jayden Epps has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 17.2 going into the game.

Georgetown's defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 72.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.3 threes per game vs. Seton Hall. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.4%.