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Davidson WildcatsMassachusetts Minutemen
Dec 22, 7:00 PM | Mullins Center

Davidson Wildcats vs Massachusetts Minutemen Odds


Massachusetts will look to improve on its 9-3 record on Thursday when they host Davidson in NCAAB odds action at Mullins Center.

The Minutemen currently sports a 9-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-4-1 ATS. The Wildcats are 7-3 and 4-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Minutemen produce a 6-3-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Wildcats have gone 7-1 against the number.

View Davidson vs Massachusetts Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Minutemen as 2.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 68-rated Minutemen and the No. 119-ranked Wildcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 81-80 result in favor of the Minutemen.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Massachusetts's No. 7-rated squad against Davidson's No. 130-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Massachusetts rates No. 38 in the country with 8.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 94 nationally with 7.1 per match.

Defensively, Davidson features the nation's No. 252-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.2 points per game. Massachusetts, meanwhile, comes in at No. 92 nationally in scoring at home.

Davidson won its last outing, an 80-74 result against Kansas on December 19. They covered in that game as a 13-point underdog. Davidson got 21 points from Nik Cochran en route to an 80-74 victory over Kansas on Monday at Sprint Center.

Massachusetts was a 72-67 winner in its last match at home against Quinnipiac. Massachusetts got 14 points from Chaz Williams en route to a 72-67 victory over Quinnipiac on Saturday at Mullins Center.

Davidson Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Pennsylvania are 1-2
After a win are 6-4

Massachusetts Minutemen Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Cent Conn State are 4-2
After playing Quinnipiac are 1-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Wildcats at Minutemen trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Davidson's last 5 games on the road
Davidson is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Massachusetts is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Massachusetts is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Davidson home to Pennsylvania, Thursday, December 29
Massachusetts home to Cent Conn State, Wednesday, December 28