Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers visit Wagner Seahawks in college basketball clash
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers vs Wagner Seahawks Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers travelling to Wagner Wednesday to take on the Seahawks.
The Mountaineers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Seahawks are 1-1 ATS. Mount St. Mary's is 0-0-1 on the totals; Wagner is 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Seahawks at No. 167 and the Mountaineers at No. 337 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-60 result in favor of the Seahawks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Wagner has the nation's No. 280-rated offensive output, at 62.8 PPG. The visiting Mountaineers defense ranks No. 292 allowing on average 71.7 PPG. The Seahawks FG% has averaged 41.3% so far, less than the Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.4% per game.
Defensively, Mount St. Mary's features the nation's No. 299-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.8 points per game. Wagner, meanwhile, comes in at No. 279 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Mount St. Mary's was a 91-82 winner at home against Sacred Heart. Sacred Heart was victimized by Rashad Whack for 35 points as the Mountaineers defeated the Pioneers 91-82 in college hoops action on Saturday.
Wagner was a 74-69 loser in its last match at home against Quinnipiac. The Seahawks wasted a 29-point performance from Latif Rivers in losing to Quinnipiac 74-69 on Saturday at Spiro Sports Center.
Mount St. Mary's at St. Francis PA, Saturday, February 9
Wagner at Robert Morris, Saturday, February 9