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Cent. Conn. St. vs Saint Francis (PA) Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NEC Tournament

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Cent. Conn. St. vs Saint Francis (PA) Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NEC Tournament

The No. 1 seed Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (19-10, 13-3 NEC) and the No. 8 seed Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash (8-21, 3-13 NEC) will try to move on in the NEC tournament on Wednesday as they meet at 7:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Cent. Conn. St. vs. Saint Francis (PA) Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NEC Front Row
  • Location: New Britain, Connecticut
  • Arena: William H. Detrick Gymnasium

Before making an informed wager on Cent. Conn. St.-Saint Francis (PA) outing (in which Cent. Conn. St. is a 14.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 134.5 points), here are some betting insights and trends for Wednesday's game.

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Cent. Conn. St. vs. Saint Francis (PA): ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Cent. Conn. St. has covered 17 times in 27 chances against the spread this season.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has won 14 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 12 times.
  • The Blue Devils have covered the spread in a lower percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered five times in 11 games when playing at home, and they've covered 12 times in 16 games on the road.
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Red Flash have a better winning percentage at home (.583, 7-5-0 record) than away (.500, 7-7-0).
  • Cent. Conn. St. is 11-5-0 against the spread in conference play this season.
  • Against the spread in NEC games, Saint Francis (PA) is 6-9-0 this season.

Cent. Conn. St. vs. Saint Francis (PA): Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Cent. Conn. St. has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 14 games this year and has walked away with the win 11 times (78.6%) in those games.
  • The Blue Devils have played as a favorite of -1600 or more just one time this year and came away with a win in that game.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has a 4-17 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 19% of those games).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +710 or longer, the Red Flash have a record of 2-6 (25%).
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Cent. Conn. St. has a 94.1% chance of pulling out a win.

Cent. Conn. St. vs. Saint Francis (PA) Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Cent. Conn. St. has a +177 scoring differential, topping opponents by 6.1 points per game. It is putting up 72.8 points per game to rank 206th in college basketball and is giving up 66.7 per contest to rank 45th in college basketball.
  • Allan Jeanne-Rose leads Cent. Conn. St., scoring 15.1 points per game (274th in college basketball).
  • Saint Francis (PA) is being outscored by 7.5 points per game, with a -217 scoring differential overall. It puts up 65.3 points per game (345th in college basketball), and allows 72.8 per contest (207th in college basketball).
  • Saint Francis (PA)'s leading scorer, Eli Wilborn, is 952nd in college basketball, averaging 10.5 points per game.
  • The Blue Devils prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 2.5 boards. They are recording 36.3 rebounds per game (125th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 33.8 per contest.
  • Kellen Amos leads the Blue Devils with 5.2 rebounds per game (528th in college basketball play).
  • The Red Flash average 34.8 rebounds per game (211th in college basketball), compared to the 34.4 of their opponents.
  • Wilborn averages 7.4 rebounds per game (138th in college basketball) to lead the Red Flash.
  • Cent. Conn. St. averages 94.6 points per 100 possessions on offense (189th in college basketball), and allows 86.6 points per 100 possessions (32nd in college basketball).
  • The Red Flash rank 344th in college basketball with 85.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 255th defensively with 95.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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