Planning on watching today’s Fightin’ Blue Hens and Seahawks game? Catch the action at Trask Coliseum in Wilmington, NC, as the Seahawks hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on CBSS. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 145 points, and the Seahawks are favored to win at home against the Fightin’ Blue Hens.

DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS VS UNCW SEAHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UNCW Seahawks -6

This game will be played at Trask Coliseum at 4:00 ET on Sunday, January 14th.

WHY BET THE UNCW SEAHAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Seahawks.
  • Not only will UNCW pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will Delaware Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Delaware has been excellent on the road this season, going 5-2 and outscoring opponents by an average of 6.1 points per game. They are coming off a win over Campbell, and over their last 10 road games, they have gone 7-3.

Overall, the Fightin’ Blue Hens are 10-6 this season, and they have gone 2-1 in Coastal Athletic Association play. As the underdog this season, Delaware is just 1-4, and they are 1-4 in their last five games as the underdog.

Delaware’s ATS mark for the season is 9-5, and they have gone 4-1 vs. the spread as the underdog. Over their last three games as the underdog, the Fightin’ Blue Hens are 3-0 ATS.

Delaware’s over/under record for the season sits at 7-7 and the average scoring total in their games is 146.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 145 is similar to their average OU line of 143.5. So far, 10 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points and their OU record during that stretch is 1-2.

The Delaware offense is coming off a game in which they scored 68 points vs. Campbell. Overall their field goal percentage was 49.1% while connecting on 6 threes. Jyare Davis is leading the team in scoring at 18.1 points per contest. Gerald Drumgoole has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.2 going into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Delaware defense is giving up an average of 69.9 points per contest. Against Campbell, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense gave up 62 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Campbell only made 8 free-throws.

Can the Seahawks Deliver Being Favored at Home?

UNCW is 10-5 overall and 1-2 in Coastal Athletic Association play. They are 2-1 at home this year, and they have won four of their last five games at home. For the season, they are 5-3 when favored.

On the year, UNCW has a scoring margin of -5.0 points per game at home. Their average scoring margin on the road is +1.3 points per game. They have won three straight games on the road.

UNCW’s ATS record this season is 5-7, but they are just 1-2 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seahawks are only 4-6 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for UNCW games is 8-4, and today’s line of 145 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games (143.8). So far, six of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 132 points.

Against Monmouth, the UNCW had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 81.7 points per game. They scored 69 points and posted a field goal percentage of 36.5% in the game. The team’s top scorer is Trazarien White, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 20.4, while Shykeim Phillips also maintains a PPG average of 13.6 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Seahawks’ defense is positioned 180th in the country, permitting 72.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.4 threes per game vs. Delaware. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.8%.