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Delaware Blue Hens vs Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Preview

Old Dominion MonarchsDelaware Blue Hens
Jan 11, 7:00 PM | Bob Carpenter Center

Old Dominion Monarchs vs Delaware Blue Hens Odds

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The Delaware Blue Hens will hit the floor running against the visiting Old Dominion Monarchs Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Monarchs will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 6-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Blue Hens are 6-3 ATS. Old Dominion is 6-5 on the totals; Delaware is 4-5.

View Old Dominion vs Delaware Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 182-ranked Blue Hens and the No. 83-rated Monarchs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 69-67 win for the Blue Hens on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Monarchs is ranked No. 38 in NCAA hoops at 38.9 per game. Contrast that with Delaware’s No. 42 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Delaware is the No. 238-ranked team in the country at 5.5 per game, while Old Dominion rates No. 275 at 5.1 per game.

Defensively, Old Dominion features the nation's No. 70-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.4 points per game. Delaware, meanwhile, comes in at No. 198 nationally in scoring at home.

Old Dominion was a 75-38 winner in its last match at home against Towson. They covered the 20.5–point spread as favorites. The Monarchs blew out Towson on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 75-38 win at Ted Constant Center.

Last time out for Delaware, they were a 75-64 winner as they battled William & Mary on the road. They covered in the match as a 3-point favorite. The Blue Hens grabbed a 75-64 win over the Tribe on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Kyle Anderson at Kaplan Arena.

Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Hofstra are 7-3
After playing Towson are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Virginia Commonwealth are 4-6
After playing William & Mary are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

A few Monarchs at Blue Hens trends to consider:
Old Dominion is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Old Dominion is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Delaware
Delaware is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Delaware is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Old Dominion
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Delaware's last 6 games when playing Old Dominion
Delaware is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Old Dominion

Next up:
Old Dominion home to Hofstra, Saturday, January 14
Delaware home to Virginia Commonwealth, Saturday, January 14

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