UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs Bobcats College Hoops Game Preview
UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs Ohio Bobcats Odds
UNC Wilmington pays a visit to Ohio on Friday, hoping to send the Bobcats to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Ohio University Convocation Center.
This season, the Bobcats are 1-0 overall and 1-0 ATS ATS, while the Seahawks are 1-1 and 0-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Ohio boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and UNC Wilmington is 0-0.
Bettors looking to back visiting UNC Wilmington before tip-off in this one found them as 20-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats - Seahawks odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ohio is rated No. 65 in the current Odds Shark poll, while UNC Wilmington is at No. 192. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 98-51 win for the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Seahawks is ranked No. 183 in NCAA hoops at 36.5 per game. Contrast that with Ohio’s No. 232 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Ohio is the No. 70-ranked team in the country at 8 per game, while UNC Wilmington rates No. 253 at 4.5 per game.
Defensively, UNC Wilmington features the nation's No. 346-rated defense on the road, allowing 101 points per game. Ohio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 96 nationally in scoring at home.
UNC Wilmington was a 101-58 loser in its last match on the road against Richmond. They failed to cover the 16-point spread as underdogs. UNC Wilmington was run off the court by the Spiders on Tuesday as Richmond routed them 101-58 at Robins Center.
Ohio won its last outing, an 81-52 result against Portland on November 10. They covered in that game as a 16-point favorite. The Bobcats blew out Portland on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 81-52 win at Ohio University Convocation Center.
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
After playing Richmond are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing Portland are 1-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Seahawks at Bobcats trends to consider:
UNC Wilmington is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
UNC Wilmington is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
UNC Wilmington at Purdue, Wednesday, November 21
Ohio home to Wofford, Sunday, November 18