Colgate Red Raiders vs Elon Phoenix Odds
Colgate pays a visit to Elon on Saturday, hoping to send the Phoenix to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Alumni Gym.
This season, the Phoenix are 1-1 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Red Raiders are 1-2 and 1-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Elon boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Colgate is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 335-rated Colgate taking on the No. 161-rated Phoenix in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 84-60 win for the Phoenix on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Elon has the nation's No. 85-rated offensive output, at 77 PPG. The visiting Red Raiders defense ranks No. 269 allowing on average 73 PPG. The Phoenix FG% has averaged 46.5% so far, more than the Red Raiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.7% per game.
Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 287-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.5 points per game. Elon, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 nationally in scoring at home.
Colgate won its last outing, a 74-60 result against Marist on November 14. Colgate got 25 points from Brandon James en route to a 74-60 victory over Marist on Wednesday at Cotterell Court.
Elon was a 95-51 winner in their most recent outing at home against Bridgewater. The battle between the Phoenix and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Bridgewater was handed a 95-51 defeat on Tuesday at Alumni Gym.
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing South Carolina are 0-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Red Raiders at Phoenix trends to consider:
Elon is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Elon is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Colgate at St. Francis PA, Wednesday, November 21
Elon at South Carolina, Wednesday, November 21