Wagner Seahawks vs Santa Clara Broncos Odds
The Santa Clara Broncos will be trying to slam the Wagner Seahawks on Saturday when the teams tip off at Leavey Center in college betting action.
The Broncos sport records of 10-2 and 4-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Seahawks have 5-4 and 1-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-3 for the Broncos and 0-1 for the Seahawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Broncos sit at No. 97 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Seahawks sit at No. 83 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Broncos will win this game 80-65.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Santa Clara's No. 18-ranked scoring average of 79.7 PPG, against a Seahawks defense rated No. 58 and allowing 59.7 PPG. The Broncos FG% has averaged 45.4% to date this season, more than the Seahawks shooters have managed so far (39% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wagner owns the country's No. 56-rated mark, allowing 62.8 points per game on the highway. Santa Clara, on the other hand, rates No. 42 in scoring at home.
Wagner won its last outing, a 63-53 result against Southern Methodist on December 21. They covered in that game as a 3-point underdog. Wagner earned a 63-53 victory over Southern Methodist on Friday, getting 13 points from Jonathon Williams at Leavey Center.
In their last action, Santa Clara was a 70-58 winner at home against Alcorn State. They failed to cover the 25.5-point spread as favorites. Santa Clara got 24 points and 11 rebounds from Marc Trasolini en route to a 70-58 victory over Alcorn State on Friday at Leavey Center.
Wagner home to Pennsylvania, Saturday, December 29
Santa Clara at Duke, Saturday, December 29