NCAA hoops odds preview - New Hampshire vs. Colgate
New Hampshire Wildcats vs Colgate Red Raiders Odds
Colgate will look to improve on its 4-9 record on Sunday when they host New Hampshire in NCAA basketball odds action at Cotterell Court.
Colgate battles the Wildcats, currently sitting with a 4-7 mark (0-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Red Raiders and 0-1 for the Wildcats.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 81-rated New Hampshire taking on the No. 264-rated Red Raiders in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 68-59 win for the Wildcats on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colgate's No. 230-ranked offense, averaging 65.2 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 124 at 63.7 PPG. The Red Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 42% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.6% per game.
Defensively, New Hampshire features the nation's No. 84-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.3 points per game. Colgate, meanwhile, comes in at No. 224 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for New Hampshire, they were a 72-45 loser as they battled Penn State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog. New Hampshire was run off the court by the Nittany Lions on Sunday as Penn State routed them 72-45 at Bryce Jordan Center.
Colgate was a 74-47 winner in their most recent outing at home against Binghamton. Colgate cruised to victory on Friday, running Binghamton out of the gym and running up a 74-47 score at Cotterell Court.
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