Seattle Redhawks vs Denver Pioneers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Denver vs Seattle battle Thursday at Magness Arena as the Pioneers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Denver battles the Redhawks, currently sitting with a 7-14 mark (10-8 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-9 for the Pioneers and 7-9 for the Redhawks.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Pioneers installed as 17-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pioneers rated this week at No. 155 and the Redhawks sitting at No. 149. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 72-61 result in favor of the Pioneers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Denver's No. 267 nationally ranked offense (63.5 points per game) against a Redhawks defense that sits as the No. 261 at 70.2 PPG. The Pioneers have been averaging 47.2% from the field, more than the Redhawks have managed so far this season (41.3% on average).
Defensively, Seattle features the nation's No. 193-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.4 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 228 nationally in scoring at home.
Seattle was a 68-46 loser in their most recent outing at home against Utah State. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Seattle was run off the court by the Aggies on Saturday as Utah State routed them 68-46 at KeyArena.
Denver was a 79-64 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Texas State. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Denver got 22 points from Brett Olson en route to a 79-64 victory over Texas State on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.
Seattle Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-2
Before playing New Mexico State are 0-1
After playing Utah State are 0-3
After a loss are 3-7
Denver Pioneers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Idaho are 1-0
After playing Texas State are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Redhawks at Pioneers trends to consider:
Seattle is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Denver is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Seattle at New Mexico State, Saturday, February 9
Denver home to Idaho, Saturday, February 9