Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Bryant Bulldogs Odds
The Bryant Bulldogs will try to pay off for their supporters on Thursday when they play host to the Cent Conn State Blue Devils at Chace Athletic Center in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Bulldogs are 16-8 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Blue Devils are 10-14 and 0-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Bryant boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Cent Conn State is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs sit at No. 258 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Devils sit at No. 268 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bulldogs will win this game 76-71.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Blue Devils rank No. 196 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.4 per game. That compares with Bryant’s No. 225 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Bryant is college basketball's No. 72-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Blue Devils rate No. 44 with 7.7 per game.
Defensively, Cent Conn State features the nation's No. 329-rated defense on the road, allowing 79 points per game. Bryant, meanwhile, comes in at No. 32 nationally in scoring at home.
Cent Conn State was an 89-80 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Mount St. Mary's. Cent Conn State suffered an 89-80 loss against Mount St. Mary's on Saturday, getting 24 points from Kyle Vinales in a losing effort at Knott Arena.
Bryant was an 89-75 loser in its last match on the road against Wagner. Joe O'Shea scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 89-75 to Wagner at Spiro Sports Center on Saturday).
Cent Conn State at Sacred Heart, Saturday, February 23
Bryant at Quinnipiac, Saturday, February 23