Delaware Blue Hens visit Kansas State Wildcats in college basketball clash
Delaware Blue Hens vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds
Kansas State looks to cover the Wildcats-Blue Hens pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 4-0 mark when they host Delaware in college basketball wagering action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Madison Square Garden.
The Wildcats sport records of 4-0 and 2-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Blue Hens have 2-1 and 2-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Wildcats and 0-0 for the Blue Hens.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Kansas State sat as 7-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Wildcats and the No. 113-rated Blue Hens in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 100-70 win for the Wildcats on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas State's No. 42 nationally ranked offense (81.2 points per game) against a Blue Hens defense that sits as the No. 157 at 65 PPG. The Wildcats have been averaging 44.2% from the field, less than the Blue Hens have managed so far this season (44.6% on average).
Defensively, Delaware features the nation's No. 117-rated defense on the road, allowing 63 points per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 92 nationally in scoring at home.
Delaware won its last outing, a 59-53 result against Virginia on November 13. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. The Blue Hens got 15 points from Devon Saddler as Delaware ran past Virginia 59-53 on Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Last time out for Kansas State, they were a 74-55 winner as they battled North Florida at home. The Wildcats grabbed a 74-55 win over the Ospreys on Sunday, behind a 16-point effort from Rodney McGruder at Bramlage Coliseum.
Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Temple are 0-1
After playing Virginia are 2-1
After a win are 9-1
Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing North Florida are 2-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Blue Hens at Wildcats trends to consider:
Kansas State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Delaware at Temple, Sunday, November 25
Kansas State home to USC Upstate, Sunday, December 2