Texas vs. Seton Hall odds, line: Proven model reveals college basketball picks for Dec. 9, 2021, Big East-Big 12 Battle matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Thursday's matchup between the Seton Hall Pirates vs. the Texas Longhorns
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Top-25 teams clash when the seventh-ranked Texas Longhorns take on the No. 23 Seton Hall Pirates in a Big East-Big 12 Battle on Thursday night. Tipoff from the Prudential Center is set for 6:30 p.m. ET. After opening as the underdog, Seton Hall is now favored by one point at Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points is set at 133.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page). 

Before making any Texas vs. Seton Hall picks, you NEED to check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $2,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows Texas is led by senior forward Timmy Allen, who has played in 92 career games, including 89 starts during his four years at Utah and Texas. He has registered career totals of 1,416 points, 572 rebounds and 279 assists. Allen has reached double figures 77 times and surpassed the 20-point mark 22 times in his career. Through the first seven games of the schedule, Allen leads the team in scoring (13.3) and rebounding (5.4) and ranks second in assists (18) and third in minutes played (25.6). He has converted 60 percent of his shots from the floor on 33 of 55 shooting, including going 4 of 9 (44.4 percent) from 3-point range.

The model also knows Seton Hall has seven players averaging 8.5 points per game or better, and is led by senior guard Jared Rhoden. Rhoden sees a lot of action and leads the team at 29.7 minutes per game, as well as 17.6 points and 7.4 rebounds. He also averages 1.6 steals and 1.4 assists, and has twice been named to the Big East Conference weekly honor roll this season. Rhoden is an 84 percent free throw shooter this season after winning the Big East free throw shooting title in 2020-21 after connecting on 90.8 percent of his shots from the line in 19 league games.  

Now, it has set its sights on Texas vs. Seton Hall. It is leaning Over on the total and it also says one side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college basketball picks.

Who wins Texas vs. Seton Hall? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Texas vs. Seton Hall spread you should be all over Thursday, all from the model on a roll on college basketball picks!


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