Wagner Seahawks vs Syracuse Orange Odds
The visiting Wagner Seahawks hope to send their backers to the pay window on Sunday as they look to cover the spread at Carrier Dome against the Syracuse Orange.
This season, the Orange are 1-0 overall and 1-0 ATS ATS, while the Seahawks are 0-1 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Syracuse boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Wagner is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Orange and the No. 70-rated Seahawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-59 win for the Orange on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Syracuse has the nation's No. 271-rated offensive output, at 62 PPG. The visiting Seahawks defense ranks No. 269 allowing on average 73 PPG. The Orange FG% has averaged 44.6% so far, more than the Seahawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.2% per game.
Defensively, Wagner features the nation's No. 222-rated defense on the road, allowing 73 points per game. Syracuse, meanwhile, comes in at No. 310 nationally in scoring at home.
Wagner was a 73-69 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Delaware State. Wagner got 19 points from Jonathon Williams but lost anyway, 73-69, to Delaware State on Wednesday at Memorial Hall.
Syracuse won its last outing, a 62-49 result against San Diego State on November 11. They covered in that game as a 2-point favorite. Syracuse got 17 points from Michael Carter-Williams en route to a 62-49 victory over San Diego State on Sunday at U.S.S. Midway.
Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Princeton are 1-0
After playing San Diego State are 0-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Seahawks at Orange trends to consider:
Syracuse is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Syracuse is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Syracuse's last 15 games at home
Syracuse is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
Wagner at North Carolina Central, Saturday, November 24
Syracuse home to Princeton, Wednesday, November 21