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Jan 4, 9:00 PM | Dunkin Donuts Center

Syracuse Orange vs Providence Friars Odds

15-0TEAM RECORD11-4

The Providence Friars will hit the floor running against the visiting Syracuse Orange Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Providence battles the Orange, currently sitting with a 15-0 mark (9-5 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 4-5 for the Friars and 8-6 for the Orange.

View Syracuse vs Providence Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Providence sat as 13-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 4-rated Syracuse taking on the No. 119-rated Friars in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 90-74 win for the Orange on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Providence's No. 158 nationally ranked offense (69.5 points per game) against a Orange defense that sits as the No. 35 at 58.9 PPG. The Friars have been averaging 45.1% from the field, less than the Orange have managed so far this season (49.2% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Syracuse owns the country's No. 153-rated mark, allowing 70 points per game on the highway. Providence, on the other hand, rates No. 187 in scoring at home.

Syracuse won its last outing, an 87-68 result against DePaul on January 1. They covered in that game as a 14.5-point favorite. Kris Joseph scored 22 points leading the Orange to an 87-68 victory over DePaul at Allstate Arena on Sunday.

In their last action, Providence was a 49-40 loser on the road against Georgetown. They covered the 13.5–point spread as underdogs. LaDontae Henton scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Friars to a win (they lost 49-40 to Georgetown at Verizon Center on Saturday).

Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Marquette are 4-2
After playing DePaul are 6-2
After a win are 10-0

Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Seton Hall are 5-5
After playing Georgetown are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8

A few Orange at Friars trends to consider:
Syracuse is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Syracuse is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Providence
Providence is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Providence is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Providence's last 6 games when playing Syracuse
Providence is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Syracuse

Next up:
Syracuse home to Marquette, Saturday, January 7
Providence home to Seton Hall, Saturday, January 7

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