Michigan Wolverines vs Seton Hall Pirates Tips, Prediction & Odds
One of the best teams in the nation who is famous for great starts of the seasons Michigan is hosting the Seton Hall Pirates at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor on November 16, 2021.
- Michigan Wolverines vs Seton Hall
- NCAA Basketball – Regular season
- Date – 16/11/2021
- Starting time – 9 PM ET
- Venue: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Michigan Wolverines Stats & Form
The sixth-ranked Wolverines started the season with two home wins against Buffalo and Praire View A&M which was expected as they started 11-0 last season.
In the season opener, they defeated the Bulls 88-76 in a game that was pretty much decided at the half as Michigan had 15 points lead. Sophomore center Hunter Dickinson had a great night scoring 27 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the field. Terrance Williams scored 15 points and Eli Brooks had 11 points and four assists for the Wolverines.
In the second game, Michigan won 77-49 against the Prairie View A&M Panthers in a game in which all 12 players saw some playing time. What was not good for the Wolverines was their free throw shooting as they went 13-32 or 53.1%.
Four players scored in double-digits with Eli Brooks leading the way with 15 points. Caleb Houstan had 13 while Hunter Dickinson recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
With this win, the Wolverines improved to 16-2 in regular season non-conference games under third-year coach Howard.
Michigan Wolverines News
The Wolverines are the preseason favorites to repeat as Big Ten champions and are expected to contend for the national title. Coach Juwan Howard has a talented and deep roster led by Hunter Dickinson, who chose to stay in school after being named the conference’s freshman of the year.
Seton Hall Pirates Stats & Form
Seton Hall played their first two games against “non-basketball” schools but the dominant wins cannot stay unnoticed.
In their season opener, the Pirates defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 93-49. Seton Hall shot 13-24 (54.2%) from the three-point line with junior Tyrese Samuel leading the way with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocks off the bench. Guards Miles Cale and Bryce Aiken both added 15.
In their second game, the Panthers went past Yale 80-44. The senior Frenchman Alexis Yetna had 15 points followed by Kadary Richmond with 13 and Cale with 11.
Seton Hall Pirates News
The Pirates don’t have any players on the injury list and are ready to compete against the Wolverines hoping to get a road win that might set the tone for the season.
Michigan Wolverines vs Seton Hall Pirates Head-to-Head Stats
These two have met only twice and that was a long time ago with Michigan winning both matches. Both games were played in 1989 with 91-86 and 80-79 wins by the Wolverines.
Michigan Wolverines vs Seton Hall Pirates Betting Odds
Michigan is a -8.5 points favorite to win this game with -110 odds the score to go both ways.
The moneyline for Michigan is at -450 while Seton Hall is at 340.
The total margin of points is set at 138.5 with both ways having -110 odds.
Betting Tip: Michigan Wolverines vs Seton Hall Pirates
Michigan is a team that can go against anybody in the country and no team can easily escape a defeat when visiting Ann Arbour.
Still, Seton Hall is a team that deserves respect and will put up a fight against the Wolverines but won’t be able to do much.
Michigan is expected to win by at least 9 points in a game that will go over 138.5 points.