Long Island Blackbirds vs Cent Conn State Blue Devils in college hoops odds
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Long Island Blackbirds Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Long Island Blackbirds try to run the Cent Conn State Blue Devils off the court at Wellness Center in college hoops action.
The Blackbirds sport records of 11-11 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Blue Devils have 10-11 and 0-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Blackbirds and 1-0 for the Blue Devils.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 278-rated Cent Conn State taking on the No. 296-rated Blackbirds in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 76-73 win for the Blackbirds on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Long Island has the nation's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 76.4 PPG. The visiting Blue Devils defense ranks No. 332 allowing on average 75.3 PPG. The Blackbirds FG% has averaged 46.5% so far, more than the Blue Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.
Defensively, Cent Conn State features the nation's No. 315-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.5 points per game. Long Island, meanwhile, comes in at No. 84 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Cent Conn State was an 80-71 winner on the road against Fairleigh Dickinson. Cent Conn State got 24 points from Adonis Burbage en route to an 80-71 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday at Rothman Center.
Last time out for Long Island, they were a 60-57 loser as they battled Robert Morris at home. Long Island suffered a 60-57 loss against Robert Morris on Saturday, getting 19 points from Jason Brickman in a losing effort at Wellness Center.
Cent Conn State home to Quinnipiac, Saturday, February 9
Long Island at St. Francis NY, Sunday, February 10