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Red Raiders visit Albany Great Danes in college basketball clash

Colgate Red RaidersAlbany Great Danes
Dec 7, 7:00 PM | SEFCU Arena

Colgate Red Raiders vs Albany Great Danes Odds

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College hoops betting interest focuses on the Albany vs Colgate battle Wednesday at SEFCU Arena as the Great Danes look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Great Danes currently sports a 4-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Red Raiders are 3-4 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Great Danes produce a 2-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Red Raiders have gone 0-0 against the number.

View Colgate vs Albany Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Great Danes sit at No. 287 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Raiders sit at No. 273 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Great Danes will win this game 69-59.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Red Raiders rank No. 169 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.9 per game. That compares with Albany’s No. 217 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Albany is college basketball's No. 88-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Red Raiders rate No. 41 with 8.1 per game.

Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 293-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.8 points per game. Albany, meanwhile, comes in at No. 87 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Colgate was a 74-70 winner at home against Eastern Michigan. The Red Raiders grabbed a 74-70 win over the Eagles on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from Mike Venezia at Cotterell Court.

Albany was a 64-60 loser in its last match on the road against Siena. The Great Danes endured a 64-60 loss at the hands of the Saints on Monday, despite an 18 -point effort from Mike Black at Times Union Center.

Next up:
Colgate home to St. Francis NY, Saturday, December 10
Albany at Cornell, Saturday, December 17

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