New Orleans Privateers take on Falcons in NCAA basketball test
New Orleans Privateers vs Bowling Green Falcons Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Stroh Center Thursday as host Bowling Green looks to handle the New Orleans Privateers in NCAA hoops action.
The Falcons currently sports a 10-15 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-11-1 ATS. The Privateers are 8-14 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Falcons produce a 10-10 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Privateers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Falcons - Privateers odds would favor the Falcons if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Bowling Green is rated No. 180 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New Orleans is at No. 301. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 67-64 win for the Falcons.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Bowling Green's No. 233-rated squad against New Orleans's No. 169-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Bowling Green rates No. 271 in the country with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 344 nationally with 3.5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, New Orleans owns the country's No. 348-rated mark, allowing 82.5 points per game on the highway. Bowling Green, on the other hand, rates No. 325 in scoring at home.
New Orleans won its last outing, a 100-59 result against Cntrl Baptist on February 18. The battle between the Privateers and Lions didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cntrl Baptist was handed a 100-59 defeat on Monday at UNO Lakefront Arena.
In their last action, Bowling Green was a 67-50 loser on the road against Akron. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs. The Falcons endured a 67-50 loss at the hands of the Zips on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Richaun Holmes at James A. Rhodes Arena.
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing IUPU Fort Wayne are 1-1
After playing Akron are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Privateers at Falcons trends to consider:
Bowling Green is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Bowling Green's last 10 games
Bowling Green is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
New Orleans at NJIT, Saturday, February 23
Bowling Green at IUPU Fort Wayne, Saturday, February 23