Delaware Blue Hens host UNC Wilmington Seahawks in college basketball action
UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs Delaware Blue Hens Odds
The visiting UNC Wilmington Seahawks hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Bob Carpenter Center against the Delaware Blue Hens.
The Blue Hens bring a 10-11 record (10-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-12 Seahawks, who are 8-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Delaware go 9-5 so far and the Seahawks go 6-7.
Bettors looking to go with the Blue Hens in this one found them listed as 12.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Seahawks was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 166-ranked Blue Hens and the No. 262-rated Seahawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 66-60 win for the Blue Hens on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Seahawks rank No. 170 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.2 per game. That compares with Delaware’s No. 82 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Delaware is college basketball's No. 330-ranked team at 4.1 per game, while the Seahawks rate No. 259 with 5.3 per game.
Defensively, UNC Wilmington features the nation's No. 265-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.9 points per game. Delaware, meanwhile, comes in at No. 145 nationally in scoring at home.
UNC Wilmington was a 63-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against James Madison. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. UNC Wilmington got 20 points and 13 rebounds from Keith Rendleman in a losing cause in their 63-56 loss to James Madison on Monday.
Delaware won its last outing, a 66-56 result against William & Mary on January 30. They covered in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. The Blue Hens grabbed a 66-56 win over the Tribe on Wednesday, behind a 19-point effort from Devon Saddler at Bob Carpenter Center.
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Towson are 1-9
After playing James Madison are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Towson are 6-4
After playing William & Mary are 1-9
After a win are 6-4
A few Seahawks at Blue Hens trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UNC Wilmington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Delaware
UNC Wilmington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Delaware
UNC Wilmington is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Delaware is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
Delaware is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against UNC Wilmington
Delaware is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Delaware's last 10 games when playing UNC Wilmington
UNC Wilmington at Towson, Monday, February 4
Delaware at Towson, Wednesday, February 6