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NCAA hoops odds preview - Sacred Heart vs. Holy Cross

Sacred Heart PioneersHoly Cross Crusaders
Dec 9, 7:00 PM | Hart Recreation Center

Sacred Heart Pioneers vs Holy Cross Crusaders Odds


The Holy Cross Crusaders host Sacred Heart on Friday, looking to build on their 3-6 mark against the 5-5 Pioneers in college hoops action at Hart Recreation Center.

Holy Cross will face the 5-5 Pioneers, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Crusaders are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pioneers are 0-0 favoring the OVER.

View Sacred Heart vs Holy Cross Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Crusaders - Pioneers odds would favor the Crusaders if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Holy Cross is rated No. 212 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Sacred Heart is at No. 221. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 71-68 win for the Pioneers.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Holy Cross's No. 228-rated squad against Sacred Heart's No. 176-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Holy Cross rates No. 166 in the country with 6.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 231 nationally with 5.5 per match.

Defensively, Sacred Heart features the nation's No. 199-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Holy Cross, meanwhile, comes in at No. 155 nationally in scoring at home.

Sacred Heart was a 73-71 loser in its last match at home against Yale. Sacred Heart got 16 points from Chris Evans but lost anyway, 73-71, to Yale on Monday at Pitt Center.

Holy Cross lost its last outing, a 46-45 result against Columbia on December 6. Holy Cross suffered a 46-45 loss against Columbia on Tuesday, getting 8 points from R.J. Evans in a losing effort at Levien Gym.

Next up:
Sacred Heart home to Lafayette, Sunday, December 11
Holy Cross at Connecticut, Sunday, December 18