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Delaware Blue HensHofstra Pride
Feb 26, 2:00 PM | Hofstra Arena

Delaware Blue Hens vs Hofstra Pride Odds

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Hofstra Arena will host Pride vs. Blue Hens action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Hofstra battles the Blue Hens, currently sitting with a 13-15 mark (8-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 12-6 for the Pride and 8-9 for the Blue Hens.

View Delaware vs Hofstra Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Pride as 7.5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Pride, most recently No. 237 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Blue Hens, who rate No. 185 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 68-65 victory for the Pride.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Hofstra's No. 130 nationally ranked offense (70.5 points per game) against a Blue Hens defense that sits as the No. 148 at 66.8 PPG. The Pride have been averaging 43.9% from the field, more than the Blue Hens have managed so far this season (41.6% on average).

Defensively, Delaware features the nation's No. 129-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.2 points per game. Hofstra, meanwhile, comes in at No. 98 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Delaware was an 80-70 winner at home against Towson. They covered the 7.5–point spread as favorites. Delaware got 22 points from Jawan Carter en route to an 80-70 victory over Towson on Wednesday at Bob Carpenter Center.

In their last action, Hofstra was a 71-64 winner on the road against UNC Wilmington. They covered the 1.5–point spread as favorites. Hofstra earned a 71-64 victory over UNC Wilmington on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Charles Jenkins at Trask Coliseum.

Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
After playing Towson State are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
After playing UNC Wilmington are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Blue Hens at Pride trends to consider:
Delaware is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Delaware is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Hofstra
Delaware is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Delaware is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Hofstra
Hofstra is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Delaware
Hofstra is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Delaware
Hofstra is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Hofstra is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

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