Colorado vs Seton Hall NIT March Madness Prediction 3/14
- Mar 13, 2023, 3:19:25 PM
The Colorado Buffaloes and Seton Hall Pirates will face off in the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night. With March Madness predictions brackets in full swing, both teams are fighting for a spot in the quarterfinals. In this article, we'll analyze both teams, take a look at the latest betting trends, and make our prediction for the game.
The Buffaloes are second in the Pac-12 for points in the paint, led by KJ Simpson, who averages 7.2 points per game. Colorado has gone 8-12 against Pac-12 opponents, with a 9-4 record in non-conference play. Tristan da Silva has been averaging 16.1 points over the last ten games for the Buffaloes.
Seton Hall Pirates
The Pirates are 10-10 in Big East play and rank ninth in the conference in three-point shooting at 32.8%. Al-Amir Dawes has been averaging 14.8 points over the last ten games for Seton Hall, and Kadary Richmond is averaging 10.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and two steals.
The Buffaloes are 5-5 in their last ten games, while the Pirates are 4-6. Both teams have similar average points per game, with Seton Hall averaging 67.9 and Colorado averaging 67.3. Seton Hall has a better shooting percentage at 44.3%, compared to Colorado's 41.9%.
There are no significant injuries reported for either team.
This is going to be a close game, but we believe the Buffaloes will edge out the Pirates. Colorado has the home-court advantage, and with their strong inside game, they should be able to score enough points to secure a win. Our pick is Colorado Buffaloes -3.5.
Pick: Colorado Buffaloes -3.5