Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Fightin’ Blue Hens versus the Pride? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY. This Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup has an over/under of 143.5 points, and the Pride are favored to win at home vs. the Fightin’ Blue Hens.

DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS VS HOFSTRA PRIDE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hofstra Pride -5.5

This game will be played at Mack Sports Complex at 2:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE HOFSTRA PRIDE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Pride.
  • Not only will Hofstra pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Fightin’ Blue Hens Make it Happen in Hempstead?

Heading into today’s game, the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens are 9-5 overall and are 4-1 on the road this season. Over their last three road games, the Blue Hens are a perfect 3-0.

Delaware is coming off an impressive 80-53 victory over Hampton in their last game. As the underdog, the Blue Hens have gone 1-3 this season, and today they are 5.5-point underdogs.

As the underdog, Delaware has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 3-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-5-1. On the road, the Blue Hens have gone 4-1 vs. the spread this year and have a 5-4 ATS record over their last 10 road games. In their last 3 road games, they are 1-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Delaware games is 6-6. Currently, the average scoring total in their games is 147.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (143.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 157 points.

In their latest game, Delaware’s offense looked good, scoring 80 points against Hampton. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.2% and made 12/13 free throws. Jyare Davis is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 19.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Gerald Drumgoole brings a PPG average of 11.9 into the game.

Currently, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense holds the 124th rank in the nation, allowing 70.1 points per game. Delaware’s three-point defense is currently 108th in the country at 6.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.7% of their shots vs. Delaware.

Does Hofstra Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

Heading into today’s game, the Hofstra Pride are favored by 5.5 points over the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens. So far this season, Hofstra has an overall record of 7-7 and have gone 3-2 at home.

Over their last ten games at home, the Pride have gone 6-4. In their last game, Hofstra faced off against Charleston and lost by a score of 73-61. This season, they have been favored in nine of their 14 games and have gone 6-3 in those contests.

When looking at Hofstra’s ATS record this season, they are currently 6-6-1. At home, their ATS mark sits at 2-2-1 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 5-4-1. Over their last 3 games at home, the Pride have gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Hofstra’s games this season (149.5). So far, their over/under record is 4-9. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points and their over/under record is 1-2.

The Hofstra offense is coming off a game where they scored 61 points against Charleston. They posted a field goal percentage of 37.1% and connected on 6 threes. Tyler Thomas is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 22.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Darlinstone Dubar brings a PPG average of 18.3 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Hofstra defense is giving up an average of 71.3 points per contest. Against Charleston, the Pride’s defense gave up 73 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Charleston only made 9 free-throws.