Delaware Blue Hens vs Pennsylvania Quakers Betting Matchup Report

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Dec 21, 7:00 PM | Bob Carpenter Center

Pennsylvania Quakers vs Delaware Blue Hens Odds

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The Delaware Blue Hens will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Pennsylvania Quakers at Bob Carpenter Center in NCAA basketball action.

The Blue Hens sport records of 3-8 and 4-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Quakers have 2-7 and 2-4-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-2 for the Blue Hens and 0-2 for the Quakers.

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Betting Line:
The Blue Hens were listed as 11.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Blue Hens at No. 167 and the Quakers at No. 330 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 62-60 result in favor of the Quakers.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Delaware's No. 234-ranked offense, averaging 65.1 PPG, against a Quakers defense that ranks No. 199 at 67.2 PPG. The Blue Hens field goal percentage has averaged 40.7% so far, more than the Quakers marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Pennsylvania owns the country's No. 195-rated mark, allowing 71.7 points per game on the highway. Delaware, on the other hand, rates No. 160 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Pennsylvania was a 68-55 loser at home against Villanova. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Pennsylvania got 16 points from Miles Cartwright but lost anyway, 68-55, to Villanova on Saturday at The Palestra.

Delaware lost its last outing, a 75-65 result against Villanova on December 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog. The Blue Hens endured a 75-65 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Sunday, despite a 19-point effort from Devon Saddler at Villanova Pavilion.

Pennsylvania Quakers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Wagner are 1-0
After playing Villanova are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Rider are 4-6
After playing Villanova are 2-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Quakers at Blue Hens trends to consider:
Pennsylvania is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Pennsylvania is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Delaware is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Delaware is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Pennsylvania at Wagner, Saturday, December 29
Delaware home to Rider, Monday, December 31

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