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Delaware Blue Hens vs Owls College Hoops Game Preview

Delaware Blue HensTemple Owls
Nov 25, 2:00 PM | Liacouras Center

Delaware Blue Hens vs Temple Owls Odds

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The Temple Owls will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Delaware Blue Hens at Liacouras Center on Sunday in NCAA hoops play.

The Owls currently sports a 2-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Blue Hens are 2-3 and 3-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Owls produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Blue Hens have gone 1-1 against the number.

View Delaware vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Owls in this one found them listed as 11-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Blue Hens was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Owls, most recently No. 74 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Blue Hens, who rate No. 113 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 84-67 victory for the Owls.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Blue Hens is ranked No. 145 in NCAA hoops at 36.4 per game. Contrast that with Temple’s No. 141 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Temple is the No. 177-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Delaware rates No. 329 at 3.6 per game.

Defensively, Delaware features the nation's No. 167-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.2 points per game. Temple, meanwhile, comes in at No. 116 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Delaware was an 85-59 loser on the road against Pittsburgh. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Delaware was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by Pittsburgh and falling by an 85-59 score at Madison Square Garden.

In their last action, Temple was a 77-63 winner at home against Rice. They failed to cover the 25-point spread as favorites. Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored 18 points leading the Owls to a 77-63 victory over Rice at Liacouras Center on Saturday.

Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Lafayette are 3-1
After a loss are 4-6

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 2-1
After playing Rice are 1-0
After a win are 8-2

A few Blue Hens at Owls trends to consider:
Delaware is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Delaware is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Temple is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games
Temple is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
Temple is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Temple is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Delaware at Lafayette, Wednesday, November 28
Temple at Buffalo, Wednesday, November 28