Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Fightin’ Blue Hens versus the Pride? Tip off is at at 8:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 136.5 points, and Hofstra is favored by -4.5 to win at home against Delaware.

DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS VS HOFSTRA PRIDE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hofstra Pride -4.5

This game will be played at Entertainment and Sports Arena at 8:30 ET on Sunday, March 10th.

WHY BET THE HOFSTRA PRIDE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Pride.
  • Not only will Hofstra pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

No Pressure for Delaware as Away Dogs

Delaware is 19-13 overall and 11-8 in Coastal Athletic Association play. They are 8-6 on the road this season, and over their last 10 road games, they are 5-5. On the year, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have been the underdog in 10 games, going 2-8.

Delaware is coming off an 80-50 win over Hampton. Over their last three road games, they are 1-2, and over their last five, they are 3-2. The Fightin’ Blue Hens have won two straight games at home.

Delaware’s ATS record this season is 15-15, including an 8-6 mark on the road. As the underdog, the Fightin’ Blue Hens are 6-4 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Delaware has gone 6-4 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Delaware games is 13-17, and today’s line of 136.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (143.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 134 points, and their over/under record during this stretch is 0-3. For the season, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

Delaware is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 80 points versus Hampton. This output is higher than their season-average of 73.7 points per game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jyare Davis who comes into today’s matchup averaging 17.2. Gerald Drumgoole also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.6.

Currently, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense holds the 102nd rank in the nation, allowing 69.6 points per game. In their most recent game, the Delaware defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Hampton knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 50 points.

Will Hofstra Live Up to Expectations at Home?

After losing their last game to Charleston, Hofstra will look to get back on track at home, where they have gone 11-2 this season. The Pride have won their last eight games at home and have a scoring margin of +7.9 points per game at home compared to +1.4 on the road.

For the season, Hofstra has been the favorite in 23 of their 31 games, going 17-6 in those contests. In their last 10 games at home, the Pride have gone 9-1, and they are 5-0 in their last five games at home.

As the favorite this season, Hofstra has gone 10-12-1 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Pride have a 5-5 ATS record. At home, Hofstra is 5-7-1 vs. the spread this year and they are 4-6 ATS in their last 10 home games.

On the season, the over/under record for Hofstra games is 14-16. So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 136.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points.

The Pride’s offense finished with 76 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 74.7 points per contest. For the season, the Hofstra offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 364th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 47%.

Currently, the Pride’s defense holds the 90th rank in the nation, allowing 69.0 points per game. Hofstra’s three-point defense is currently 210th in the country at 8.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.6% of their shots vs. Hofstra.