Cent Conn State Blue Devils face Sacred Heart Pioneers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Sacred Heart Pioneers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Sacred Heart Pioneers try to run the Cent Conn State Blue Devils off the court at Pitt Center in college hoops action.
The Pioneers currently sports a 9-16 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Blue Devils are 10-15 and 0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pioneers produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Blue Devils have gone 1-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 279 (Pioneers) and the No. 268 (Blue Devils) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-69 result in favor of the Blue Devils has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Sacred Heart's No. 117-ranked offense, averaging 69.9 PPG, against a Blue Devils defense that ranks No. 346 at 77.6 PPG. The Pioneers field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Blue Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.
Defensively, Cent Conn State features the nation's No. 336-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.6 points per game. Sacred Heart, meanwhile, comes in at No. 103 nationally in scoring at home.
Cent Conn State lost its last outing, an 88-67 result against Bryant on February 21. Cent Conn State was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Bryant and falling by an 88-67 score at Chace Athletic Center.
Sacred Heart lost its last outing, an 81-74 result against Quinnipiac on February 21. Sacred Heart got 36 points from Shane Gibson en route to an 81-74 loss at the hands of Sacred Heart on Thursday at Pitt Center.
Cent Conn State home to Quinnipiac, Monday, February 25
Sacred Heart at Bryant, Monday, February 25