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College Basketball Matchup - DePaul Blue Demons Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Odds Preview

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden LionsDePaul Blue Demons
Dec 17, 8:00 PM | Allstate Arena

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs DePaul Blue Demons Odds


The Blue Demons hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions pay a visit to Allstate Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Blue Demons are 7-3 so far on the season, and 5-2 ATS vs. the number. The Golden Lions, meanwhile, are 1-7 and 2-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen DePaul go 2-5 and the Golden Lions go 1-3 on the totals.

View Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs DePaul Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 212-ranked Blue Demons and the No. 315-rated Golden Lions in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 75-52 win for the Blue Demons on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits DePaul's No. 32-ranked offense, averaging 79 PPG, against a Golden Lions defense that ranks No. 236 at 69.8 PPG. The Blue Demons field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Golden Lions marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.2% per game.

Defensively, Arkansas-Pine Bluff features the nation's No. 155-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. DePaul, meanwhile, comes in at No. 60 nationally in scoring at home.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff lost its last outing, an 87-64 result against Akron on December 15. The Golden Lions were hammered by Akron on Thursday, losing by an 87-64 final at James A. Rhodes Arena in college basketball betting action.

Last time out for DePaul, they were a 75-52 winner as they battled Northern Illinois on the road. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point favorite. The battle between the Blue Demons and Huskies didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Northern Illinois was handed a 75-52 defeat on Wednesday at NIU Convocation Center.

DePaul Blue Demons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Northern Illinois are 6-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Golden Lions at Blue Demons trends to consider:
DePaul is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
DePaul is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
DePaul is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next up:
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Cincinnati, Wednesday, December 21
DePaul home to Cal Poly, Wednesday, December 21