UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs Hofstra Pride Odds
Hofstra will look to improve on its 5-14 record on Saturday when they host UNC Wilmington in NCAA basketball odds action at Hofstra Arena.
The Pride sport records of 5-14 and 8-7 ATS heading into this battle, while the Seahawks have 7-11 and 7-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-9 for the Pride and 6-5 for the Seahawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pride - Seahawks odds would favor the Seahawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Hofstra is rated No. 271 in the current Odds Shark poll, while UNC Wilmington is at No. 267. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 58-57 win for the Seahawks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Hofstra's No. 305-ranked offense, averaging 60.8 PPG, against a Seahawks defense that ranks No. 244 at 69.5 PPG. The Pride field goal percentage has averaged 39.1% so far, less than the Seahawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UNC Wilmington owns the country's No. 297-rated mark, allowing 76.2 points per game on the highway. Hofstra, on the other hand, rates No. 313 in scoring at home.
Last time out for UNC Wilmington, they were an 81-63 loser as they battled Georgia State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point underdog. Keith Rendleman scored 23 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 81-63 against Georgia State in college basketball action at GSU Sports Arena.
Hofstra was a 55-52 loser in their most recent outing at home against Drexel. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Taran Buie went off for 29 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Drexel handed Hofstra a 55-52 defeat at Hofstra Arena.
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing James Madison are 3-7
After playing Georgia State are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing James Madison are 6-4
After playing Drexel are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Seahawks at Pride trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UNC Wilmington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Hofstra
UNC Wilmington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Hofstra
UNC Wilmington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
UNC Wilmington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Hofstra
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Hofstra's last 5 games
Hofstra is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against UNC Wilmington
Hofstra is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing UNC Wilmington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Hofstra's last 6 games when playing UNC Wilmington
UNC Wilmington at James Madison, Monday, January 28
Hofstra at James Madison, Thursday, January 31