College Basketball Matchup - Sacred Heart Pioneers Lehigh Mountain Hawks Odds Preview
Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs Sacred Heart Pioneers Odds
The Sacred Heart Pioneers will be trying to slam the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Sunday when the teams tip off at Pitt Center in college betting action.
Sacred Heart will face the 3-2 Mountain Hawks, who own a 2-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Pioneers are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Mountain Hawks are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 264-rated Pioneers and the No. 94-ranked Mountain Hawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-63 result in favor of the Mountain Hawks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Sacred Heart's No. 243-ranked offense, averaging 64.5 PPG, against a Mountain Hawks defense that ranks No. 302 at 74 PPG. The Pioneers field goal percentage has averaged 41.6% so far, less than the Mountain Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.
Defensively, Lehigh features the nation's No. 337-rated defense on the road, allowing 88.5 points per game. Sacred Heart, meanwhile, comes in at No. 39 nationally in scoring at home.
Lehigh was a 73-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Pennsylvania. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as favorites. Lehigh got 21 points from C.J. McCollum en route to a 73-66 victory over Pennsylvania on Tuesday at Stabler Arena.
Sacred Heart won its last outing, a 64-62 result against Stony Brook on November 18. The Pioneers grabbed a 64-62 win over the Seawolves on Sunday, behind a 20-point effort from Louis Montes at Stony Brook Sports Complex.
Lehigh at Quinnipiac, Tuesday, November 27
Sacred Heart at Brown, Thursday, November 29