Cent Conn State Blue Devils visit Hartford Hawks in college basketball clash
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Hartford Hawks Odds
Reich Family Pavilion features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Hartford Hawks and the visiting Cent Conn State Blue Devils in college hoops action on Saturday.
This season, the Hawks are 1-3 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Blue Devils are 3-2 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Hartford boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Cent Conn State is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 254-rated Cent Conn State taking on the No. 330-rated Hawks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 70-64 win for the Blue Devils on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Hartford has the nation's No. 301-rated offensive output, at 59.2 PPG. The visiting Blue Devils defense ranks No. 263 allowing on average 71 PPG. The Hawks FG% has averaged 41.9% so far, less than the Blue Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 46% per game.
Defensively, Cent Conn State features the nation's No. 195-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Hartford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 309 nationally in scoring at home.
Cent Conn State won its last outing, an 83-82 result against UMBC on November 20. Kyle Vinales scored 29 points for Cent Conn State on Tuesday, leading the Blue Devils to an 83-82 win over UMBC at RAC Arena.
Last time out for Hartford, they were a 64-51 loser as they battled La Salle at home. Hartford got 16 points from Mark Nwakamma but lost anyway, 64-51, to La Salle on Tuesday at Reich Family Pavilion.
Cent Conn State at New Hampshire, Wednesday, December 5
Hartford at Yale, Thursday, November 29