Hartford Hawks vs La Salle Explorers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
La Salle Explorers vs Hartford Hawks Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Reich Family Pavilion Tuesday as host Hartford looks to handle the La Salle Explorers in NCAA hoops action.
Hartford battles the Explorers, currently sitting with a 1-1 mark (1-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Hawks and 0-0 for the Explorers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hawks sit at No. 330 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Explorers sit at No. 101 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hawks will win this game 69-67.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Explorers rank No. 128 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.5 per game. That compares with Hartford’s No. 298 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Hartford is college basketball's No. 157-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Explorers rate No. 143 with 6.5 per game.
Defensively, La Salle features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Hartford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 284 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, La Salle was an 81-74 loser at home against Cent Conn State. The Explorers endured an 81-74 loss at the hands of the Blue Devils on Sunday, despite an 18 -point effort from Jerrell Wright at Tom Gola Arena.
Hartford won its last outing, a 62-47 result against Sacred Heart on November 16. The Hawks grabbed a 62-47 win over the Pioneers on Friday, behind a 14-point effort from Wes Cole at Reich Family Pavilion.
La Salle Explorers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Villanova are 8-2
After playing Cent Conn State are 4-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Explorers at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of La Salle's last 8 games on the road
La Salle is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
La Salle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
La Salle at Villanova, Sunday, November 25
Hartford home to Cent Conn State, Saturday, November 24