NCAA hoops odds preview - Cent Conn State vs. La Salle
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs La Salle Explorers Odds
The La Salle Explorers will try to cover the spread at Tom Gola Arena on Sunday when they get a visit from the Cent Conn State Blue Devils in NCAA basketball action.
The Explorers sport records of 1-0 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Blue Devils have 1-2 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Explorers and 0-0 for the Blue Devils.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Explorers rated this week at No. 101 and the Blue Devils sitting at No. 254. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 76-73 result in favor of the Explorers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature La Salle's No. 96-rated squad against Cent Conn State's No. 337-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, La Salle rates No. 288 in the country with 4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 92 nationally with 7.3 per match.
Defensively, Cent Conn State features the nation's No. 149-rated defense on the road, allowing 64 points per game. La Salle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 178 nationally in scoring at home.
Cent Conn State won its last outing, an 86-71 result against Brown on November 15. Cent Conn State got 28 points from Kyle Vinales en route to an 86-71 victory over Brown on Thursday at Detrick Gymnasium.
Last time out for La Salle, they were a 73-66 winner as they battled Delaware at home. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. La Salle got 19 points from Steve Zack en route to a 73-66 victory over Delaware on Saturday at Tom Gola Arena.
La Salle Explorers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Hartford are 3-0
After playing Delaware are 3-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Blue Devils at Explorers trends to consider:
La Salle is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cent Conn State
La Salle is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
La Salle is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
La Salle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Cent Conn State at UMBC, Tuesday, November 20
La Salle at Hartford, Tuesday, November 20