Belmont Bruins face Stanford Cardinal: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Belmont Bruins vs Stanford Cardinal Odds
Belmont travels to Stanford on Sunday, hoping to boost its 2-0 record with a victory over the Cardinal.
The Cardinal currently sports a 3-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-2 ATS. The Bruins are 2-0 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cardinal produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bruins have gone 0-0 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with Stanford in this one found them as 5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 49 (Cardinal) and the No. 73 (Bruins) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 103-84 result in favor of the Bruins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bruins rank No. 255 in NCAA Division 1 with 33 per game. That compares with Stanford’s No. 96 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Stanford is college basketball's No. 280-ranked team at 4.3 per game, while the Bruins rate No. 1 with 12.5 per game.
Defensively, Belmont features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 157 nationally in scoring at home.
Belmont won its last outing, an 88-49 result against Maryville on November 13. The battle between the Bruins and Saints didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Maryville was handed an 88-49 defeat on Tuesday at Curb Event Center.
Stanford was a 69-51 winner in its last match at home against Alcorn State. The Cardinal grabbed a 69-51 win over the Braves on Thursday, behind an 18 -point effort from Josh Huestis at Maples Pavilion.
Belmont Bruins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing Alcorn State are 0-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Bruins at Cardinal trends to consider:
Belmont is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
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Stanford home to Missouri, Thursday, November 22