Cent Conn State Blue Devils visit Wagner Seahawks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Wagner Seahawks Odds
Cent Conn State pays a visit to Wagner on Thursday, hoping to send the Seahawks to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Spiro Sports Center.
This season, the Seahawks are 13-10 overall and 1-1 ATS ATS, while the Blue Devils are 10-12 and 0-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Wagner boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Cent Conn State is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Seahawks - Blue Devils odds would favor the Seahawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Wagner is rated No. 158 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cent Conn State is at No. 266. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 69-67 win for the Seahawks.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Wagner's No. 261-ranked scoring average of 64 PPG, against a Blue Devils defense rated No. 332 and allowing 75.6 PPG. The Seahawks FG% has averaged 41.9% to date this season, less than the Blue Devils shooters have managed so far (43.1% per game).
Defensively, Cent Conn State features the nation's No. 315-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.5 points per game. Wagner, meanwhile, comes in at No. 269 nationally in scoring at home.
Wagner was an 83-79 loser in its last match on the road against Robert Morris. The Seahawks endured an 83-79 loss at the hands of the Colonials on Saturday, despite a 22-point effort from Kenneth Ortiz at Sewall Center.
Cent Conn State at Mount St. Mary's, Saturday, February 16
Wagner home to Bryant, Saturday, February 16