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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens Underdogs vs Iona Gaels

The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens will be trying to slam the Iona Gaels on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Bob Carpenter Center in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens betting line as 6.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Iona Gaels vs Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens currently sport a 6-6 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-4 ATS. The Iona Gaels are 8-4 and 6-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens produce a 4-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Iona Gaels have gone 3-6-1 against the totals betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 212-ranked Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens and the No. 93-rated Iona Gaels in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Delaware's No. 250-ranked offense, averaging 65.17 PPG, against a Gaels defense that ranks No. 169 at 72.5 PPG. The Fightin' Blue Hens field goal percentage has averaged 40.59% so far, less than the Gaels marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.72% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Iona suffered a 76-69 loss against Towson on Thursday, getting 20 points from Jon Severe in a losing effort at South Point Arena.

Delaware was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by South Florida and falling by a 81-53 score at Sun Dome.

Betting Trends
  • Iona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Iona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Delaware is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • Delaware is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Iona home to Marist, Saturday, December 31st
Delaware at Hofstra, Saturday, December 31st