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Hofstra PrideDelaware Blue Hens
Jan 4, 7:00 PM | Bob Carpenter Center

Hofstra Pride vs Delaware Blue Hens Odds

6-8TEAM RECORD5-7

The Delaware Blue Hens will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Pride at Bob Carpenter Center in NCAAB action.

This season, the Blue Hens are 5-7 overall and 5-2 ATS ATS, while the Pride are 6-8 and 2-6-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Delaware boasts a 3-4 on the OU, and Hofstra is 5-4.

View Hofstra vs Delaware Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Hofstra before tip-off in this one will find them as 4-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 181-rated Blue Hens and the No. 251-ranked Pride, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-68 result in favor of the Pride.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Delaware has the nation's No. 173-rated offensive output, at 68.6 PPG. The visiting Pride defense ranks No. 188 allowing on average 67.4 PPG. The Blue Hens FG% has averaged 42.7% so far, less than the Pride marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hofstra owns the country's No. 215-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. Delaware, on the other hand, rates No. 190 in scoring at home.

Hofstra lost its last outing, an 80-63 result against Virginia Commonwealth on January 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. Mike Moore scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Pride to a win (they lost 80-63 to Virginia Commonwealth at Hofstra Arena on Monday).

Delaware was an 80-75 loser in its last match on the road against UNC Wilmington. They failed to cover the 2.5–point spread as underdogs. Delaware got 22 points from Devon Saddler but lost anyway, 80-75, to UNC Wilmington on Monday at Trask Coliseum.

Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 5-5
After playing Virginia Commonwealth are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing William & Mary are 3-7
After playing UNC Wilmington are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Pride at Blue Hens trends to consider:
Hofstra is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Delaware
Hofstra is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Delaware
Hofstra is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Delaware is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Delaware is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Delaware is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Hofstra
Delaware is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Hofstra

Next up:
Hofstra at UNC Wilmington, Saturday, January 7
Delaware at William & Mary, Saturday, January 7

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