Cent Conn State Blue Devils visit UMBC Retrievers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs UMBC Retrievers Odds
UMBC looks to cover the Retrievers-Blue Devils pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 1-2 mark when they host Cent Conn State in college basketball wagering action.
The Retrievers sit at 1-2 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Blue Devils are currently 2-2 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? UMBC is 0-0 OU, and Cent Conn State is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 254-rated Cent Conn State taking on the No. 329-rated Retrievers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 76-70 win for the Blue Devils on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits UMBC's No. 138-ranked offense, averaging 71.7 PPG, against a Blue Devils defense that ranks No. 216 at 68.2 PPG. The Retrievers field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% 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. 158-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.3 points per game. UMBC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 209 nationally in scoring at home.
Cent Conn State was an 81-74 winner in their most recent outing on the road against La Salle. Kyle Vinales scored 23 points leading the Blue Devils to an 81-74 victory over La Salle at Tom Gola Arena on Sunday.
In their last action, UMBC was an 86-70 loser on the road against Loyola. Chase Plummer went off for 28 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Loyola handed UMBC an 86-70 defeat at Reitz Arena.
Cent Conn State at Hartford, Saturday, November 24
UMBC at Marquette, Monday, November 26