NCAA hoops odds preview - Wagner vs. Cent Conn State
Wagner Seahawks vs Cent Conn State Blue Devils Odds
Detrick Gymnasium will host Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs. Wagner Seahawks action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Cent Conn State battles the Seahawks, currently sitting with a 9-6 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Blue Devils and 0-1 for the Seahawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 288 (Blue Devils) and the No. 138 (Seahawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-63 result in favor of the Seahawks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cent Conn State's No. 81-ranked scoring average of 72.3 PPG, against a Seahawks defense rated No. 78 and allowing 61.7 PPG. The Blue Devils FG% has averaged 41.2% to date this season, more than the Seahawks shooters have managed so far (40.3% per game).
Defensively, Wagner features the nation's No. 85-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.1 points per game. Cent Conn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 157 nationally in scoring at home.
Wagner was a 71-52 loser in its last match at home against St. Francis NY. The Seahawks endured a 71-52 loss at the hands of the Terriers on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Mario Moody at Spiro Sports Center.
In their last action, Cent Conn State was a 69-62 loser at home against Bryant. Cent Conn State suffered a 69-62 loss against Bryant on Saturday, getting 22 points from Kyle Vinales in a losing effort at Detrick Gymnasium.
Wagner at Bryant, Saturday, January 19
Cent Conn State home to Mount St. Mary's, Saturday, January 19