Postseason NIT - Providence favored by 10 against Charlotte on Wednesday
Charlotte 49ers vs Providence Friars Odds
The Providence Friars will be trying to slam the Charlotte 49ers on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Dunkin Donuts Center in college betting action.
Supporters of the 49ers have watched them go 21-11 and 14-13 ATS on the year, while the Friars are at 17-14 and 14-12-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Friars are 15-10, while the 49ers have a 15-11 mark.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Providence Friars as 10-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Friars - 49ers odds would favor the Friars if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Providence is rated No. 59 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Charlotte is at No. 106. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 69-67 win for the Friars.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Providence has the nation's No. 182-rated offensive output, at 67.1 PPG. The visiting 49ers defense ranks No. 196 allowing on average 67.4 PPG. The Friars FG% has averaged 40.9% so far, less than the 49ers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Charlotte owns the country's No. 280-rated mark, allowing 73.8 points per game on the highway. Providence, on the other hand, rates No. 243 in scoring at home.
Charlotte was a 72-55 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Saint Louis. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs. Charlotte got 20 points and 10 rebounds from Chris Braswell in a losing cause in their 72-55 loss to Saint Louis on Friday.
In their last action, Providence was a 61-44 loser at home against Cincinnati. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Providence got 14 points from Kadeem Batts but lost anyway, 61-44, to Cincinnati on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Saint Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 4-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few 49ers at Friars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Charlotte's last 9 games on the road
Charlotte is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Charlotte is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Providence is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Providence's last 5 games at home
Providence is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Providence is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games