The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (0-4) are off to a slow start and will try to get their first win when they meet the New Hampshire Wildcats (2-2) at William H. Detrick Gymnasium. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
New Hampshire Wildcats at Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Free Preview
In the Wildcats’ last outing, they fell to the Boston University Terriers, 84-70. Sean Sutherlin had a good game for New Hampshire, leading the team in scoring with 20 points on 7-for-12 shooting. Boston University’s turnover percentage was their biggest strength over New Hampshire. The Terriers had a rate of 11.8 (better than their season average of 15.3), while the Wildcats posted a mark of 21.0 (above their season average of 16.3).
The Blue Devils are trying to rebound after their 89-43 loss to the Massachusetts Minutemen in their last contest. Greg Outlaw led Central Connecticut State in scoring with 12 points on 6-for-12 shooting. Massachusetts’ 14.6 turnover percentage was their biggest strength over Central Connecticut State, who had a rate of 31.1. The Minutemen’s mark was worse than their season average of 12.4, while the Blue Devils’ was above their season average of 24.6.
It will be a matchup of contrasting styles as the fast-breaking Blue Devils will look to push the more half-court-oriented Wildcats. Dating back to the 2018-19 season, the Blue Devils rank 87th in possessions per game while the Wildcats are 286th.
New Hampshire Wildcats at Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Free Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – New Hampshire, ATS Winner – New Hampshire, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Wildcats rank 31st in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Blue Devils rank 228th (4.1).
Central Connecticut State ranks 165th in rebounds per game (35.5) while New Hampshire ranks 260th in rebounds allowed per game (36.9).
New Hampshire ranks 32nd in three pointers attempted per game (26.8) while Central Connecticut State ranks 304th in three pointers allowed per game (26.0).
The Wildcats rank 14th in assists allowed per game (10.2) while the Blue Devils rank 273rd (15.4).
New Hampshire ranks 55th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while Central Connecticut State ranks 254th (7.3).