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Providence Friars home to Crusaders in NCAAB betting action

Holy Cross CrusadersProvidence Friars
Nov 29, 7:00 PM | Dunkin Donuts Center

Holy Cross Crusaders vs Providence Friars Odds


Providence will look to improve on its 4-2 record on Tuesday when they host Holy Cross in NCAAB odds action at Dunkin Donuts Center.

The Friars sit at 4-2 (1-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Crusaders are currently 2-4 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Providence is 2-1 OU, and Holy Cross is 0-0 OU.

View Holy Cross vs Providence Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Friars at No. 224 and the Crusaders at No. 247 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 72-66 result in favor of the Friars.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Providence's No. 168-ranked offense, averaging 69 PPG, against a Crusaders defense that ranks No. 255 at 71 PPG. The Friars field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, less than the Crusaders marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Holy Cross owns the country's No. 231-rated mark, allowing 74.3 points per game on the highway. Providence, on the other hand, rates No. 214 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Holy Cross, they were a 72-60 loser as they battled Maine on the road. The Crusaders endured a 72-60 loss at the hands of the Black Bears on Sunday, despite a 20-point effort from Dave Dudzinski at Harold Alfond Sports Arena.

In their last action, Providence was a 79-62 loser at home against Northern Iowa. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as underdogs. Vincent Council scored 26 points for Providence on Saturday, but the Panthers managed a 79-62 victory over the Friars at South Padre Convention Center.

Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-3
Before playing South Carolina are 2-1
After a loss are 3-7

A few Crusaders at Friars trends to consider:
Providence is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Providence is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Providence is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Holy Cross home to New Hampshire, Saturday, December 3
Providence at South Carolina, Thursday, December 1