Colgate Red Raiders face St. Francis PA Red Flash: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Colgate Red Raiders vs St. Francis PA Red Flash Odds
Colgate pays a visit to St. Francis PA on Wednesday, hoping to send the Red Flash to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at DeGol Arena.
The Red Raiders will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Red Flash are 0-0 ATS. Colgate is 1-0 on the totals; St. Francis PA is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Flash sit at No. 332 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Raiders sit at No. 335 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Red Raiders will win this game 65-58.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Red Raiders rank No. 139 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with St. Francis PA’s No. 319 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where St. Francis PA is college basketball's No. 186-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Red Raiders rate No. 35 with 8.8 per game.
Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 298-rated defense on the road, allowing 81 points per game. St. Francis PA, meanwhile, comes in at No. 325 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Colgate, they were an 88-84 winner as they battled Coppin State on the road. Colgate got 31 points from Pat Moore en route to an 88-84 victory over Coppin State on Sunday at Alumni Gym.
In their last action, St. Francis PA was a 75-60 loser on the road against Youngstown State. Stephon Whyatt scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Red Flash to a win (they lost 75-60 to Youngstown State at Beeghly Center on Friday).
Colgate at Syracuse, Sunday, November 25
St. Francis PA at Notre Dame, Saturday, November 24