Delaware Blue Hens vs Lafayette Leopards Odds
Delaware pays a visit to Lafayette on Wednesday, hoping to send the Leopards to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Kirby Center.
The Leopards sit at 1-6 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Blue Hens are currently 2-4 (4-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Lafayette is 0-0 OU, and Delaware is 1-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Leopards at No. 340 and the Blue Hens at No. 65 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-57 result in favor of the Blue Hens.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Lafayette's No. 192-ranked offense, averaging 67.6 PPG, against a Blue Hens defense that ranks No. 269 at 71 PPG. The Leopards field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Blue Hens marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.
Defensively, Delaware features the nation's No. 200-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Lafayette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 184 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Delaware was an 80-75 loser on the road against Temple. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. The Blue Hens got a 29-point effort from Jamelle Hagins, who added 12 rebounds, but Temple still managed to defeat Delaware 80-75 Sunday at Liacouras Center.
Lafayette was a 65-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Monmouth. Lafayette suffered a 65-60 loss against Monmouth on Monday, getting 15 points from Seth Hinrichs in a losing effort at Multipurpose Activity Center.
Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Duke are 1-0
After playing Temple are 1-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few Blue Hens at Leopards trends to consider:
Delaware is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Delaware at Duke, Saturday, December 1
Lafayette at Long Island, Saturday, December 1