Looking to win big? The Skyhawks and Blue Devils face off at 1:00 ET on NEC. The Blue Devils are hosting the game at William H. Detrick Gymnasium in New Britain, CT. This Northeast conference matchup has an over/under of 137.5 points, and Central Connecticut State is favored to win by -13.5 at home vs. Stonehill.

STONEHILL SKYHAWKS VS CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE BLUE DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Central Connecticut State Blue Devils -13.5

This game will be played at William H. Detrick Gymnasium at 1:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE BLUE DEVILS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 89-60 in favor of the Blue Devils.
  • Not only will Central Connecticut State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -13.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 149 points.

Will the Skyhawks Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Stonehill enters this game as a 13.5-point underdog, and they have gone just 2-25 in 27 games as an underdog this season. They have lost 18 straight games on the road, and their average scoring margin on the road is -18.3 points per game.

Overall, the Skyhawks are 4-26 this season, and they are coming off a 79-51 loss to Sacred Heart. They have gone 0-3 in their last three road games, and they are 0-10 in their last 10 games away from home.

Stonehill has an overall ATS record of 11-18-1 this season, including a 5-12-1 mark vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Skyhawks have gone 9-17-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Stonehill has a 4-6 ATS record.

Stonehill’s over/under record this season is 11-19 and the average scoring total in their games is 139.4. Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (142). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 135 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-2.

Stonehill offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 51 points against Sacred Heart. In that game, they made 8/36 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 26.2%. Tony Felder is leading the team in scoring at 12.3 points per contest. Max Zegarowski has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.3 going into the game.

At present, the Skyhawks’ defense is nationally ranked 273rd, allowing 76.0 points per game. Stonehill will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Sacred Heart to just 26% shooting in their most recent game.

Can the Blue Devils Deliver Being Favored at Home?

Central Connecticut State enters this game as the favorite, holding a 9-3 record as the favored team this season. They are 6-3 at home so far this year, and they have won their last four games at home.

Overall, the Blue Devils are 18-10 on the season, and they have won three in a row. In their last game, they defeated LIU by a score of 78-64.

Central Connecticut State has an ATS record of 16-7-2 this season and they are 4-4-1 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Blue Devils have gone 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

Central Connecticut State has an over/under record of 12-13 this season, and today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (140). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

Central Connecticut State is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 78 points versus LIU. This output is higher than their season-average of 72.5 points per game. Leading Central Connecticut State in scoring vs. LIU was Allan Jeanne-Rose with his 17 points. Jordan Jones also added 17 points for the Blue Devils.

At this time, the Blue Devils’ defense is positioned 43rd in the country, permitting 66.6 points per game. In today’s game vs. Stonehill, the Central Connecticut State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Central Connecticut State made 16 free-throws vs. the Blue Devils.