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Howard vs Wagner Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Four

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Howard vs Wagner Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Four

The Howard Bison (18-16) will aim to secure a place in the Round of 64 in the NCAA Tournament bracket in their First Four game against the Wagner Seahawks (16-15) on Tuesday at UD Arena, starting at 6:40 PM ET, airing on truTV.

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

Howard vs. Wagner Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 19, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: truTV
  • Location: Dayton, Ohio
  • Arena: UD Arena

Howard vs. Wagner Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Wagner win (51.2%)

Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before making a wager on Tuesday's Howard-Wagner spread (Howard -3.5) or total (127.5 points).

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Howard vs. Wagner: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Howard has put together a 12-20-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Wagner is 13-15-0 ATS this season.
  • Wagner covers the spread when it is a 3.5-point underdog or more 58.3% of the time. That's more often than Howard covers as a favorite of 3.5 or more (37.5%).
  • The Bison have done a better job covering the spread when playing at home (5-6-0) than they have in road games (5-10-0).
  • The Seahawks' winning percentage against the spread at home is .444 (4-5-0). On the road, it is .474 (9-10-0).

Howard vs. Wagner: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Howard has been the moneyline favorite in 15 games this season and has come away with the win 12 times (80%) in those contests.
  • The Bison have a mark of 11-2 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -156 or better on the moneyline.
  • Wagner has won seven of the 16 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (43.8%).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +130 or longer, the Seahawks have a 5-7 record (winning 41.7% of their games).
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Howard has a 60.9% chance of pulling out a win.

Howard vs. Wagner Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Howard has a +26 scoring differential, putting up 75.1 points per game (129th in college basketball) and allowing 74.4 (259th in college basketball).
  • Bryce Harris' team-leading 16.6 points per game ranks 152nd in the country.
  • Wagner's +45 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.4 points per game) is a result of putting up 63.5 points per game (355th in college basketball) while allowing 62.1 per outing (sixth in college basketball).
  • Wagner's leading scorer, Melvin Council Jr., ranks 319th in the nation, putting up 14.6 points per game.
  • The Bison average 35.9 rebounds per game (137th in college basketball) while allowing 32.2 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 3.7 boards per game.
  • Harris paces the team with 7.6 rebounds per game (116th in college basketball play).
  • The 36.5 rebounds per game the Seahawks accumulate rank 118th in college basketball, 1.5 more than the 35 their opponents pull down.
  • Council's 5.7 rebounds per game lead the Seahawks and rank 410th in the country.
  • Howard averages 95.2 points per 100 possessions (177th in college basketball), while giving up 94.2 points per 100 possessions (220th in college basketball).
  • The Seahawks average 88.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (312th in college basketball), and allow 86.6 points per 100 possessions (29th in college basketball).

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