Planning on watching today’s Seahawks and Blue Devils game? Catch the action at William H. Detrick Gymnasium in New Britain, CT, as the Blue Devils hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Northeast conference contest is set at 129.5 points, with Central Connecticut State being favored by -7 at home against Wagner.
WAGNER SEAHAWKS VS CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE BLUE DEVILS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Wagner Seahawks +7
This game will be played at William H. Detrick Gymnasium at 1:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.
WHY BET THE WAGNER SEAHAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Blue Devils.
- Even though we have Central Connecticut State winning straight-up, we like Wagner at +7.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 129.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.
Will Wagner Make it Happen on the Road?
Wagner has been an underdog in 10 of their 18 games this season, and they have gone 3-7 in those games. On the road, the Seahawks are 4-7 this season, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games away from home.
Most recently, Wagner lost to Merrimack College by a score of 60-44. They have lost two straight games, and their record this season is 9-9. In Northeast Conference play, the Seahawks are 3-3.
As the underdog this season, Wagner has gone 4-6 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 4-7 and over their last 10 road games, they are just 3-7 vs. the spread. In their last 3 games as the underdog, the Seahawks have gone 1-2 ATS.
This season, the over/under record for Wagner games is 5-11 and today’s line of 129.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (128.5). So far, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 121 points.
Wagner offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 44 points against Merrimack College. In that game, they made 6/20 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 29.8%. The team’s top scorer is Melvin Council Jr., who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 13.9, while Julian Brown also maintains a PPG average of 8.7 leading up to the game.
Wagner’s defense has been playing well, ranking 10th nationally, with 62.4 points allowed per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.2 threes per game vs. Central Connecticut State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.3%.
Will the Blue Devils Win at William H. Detrick Gymnasium?
Central Connecticut State will be looking to extend their win streak to three games when they host Wagner as seven-point favorites. The Blue Devils have gone 5-2 in their seven games as the favorite this season.
Overall, Central Connecticut State is 11-8, including a 5-1 record in Northeast Conference play. At home, the Blue Devils are 2-3 this season, and over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 6-4.
As the favorite this season, Central Connecticut State has gone 5-2 vs. the spread. However, their home ATS record is just 2-3 and they are 3-5 ATS in their last 10 home games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Blue Devils have gone 6-4 vs. the spread.
Central Connecticut State’s over/under record this year is 8-9 and the average over/under line in their games is 140. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 129.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points.
In their previous game, the Blue Devils’ offense finished with 76 points, which is right in line with their current average of 73.7 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Allan Jeanne-Rose who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.7. Jordan Jones also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.9.
This season, the Central Connecticut State defense has been impressive, holding the 51st position in the country while permitting an average of 66.4 points per contest. Against Fairleigh Dickinson in their most recent game, the Central Connecticut State defense gave up a total of 60 points while allowing Fairleigh Dickinson to hit 36% of their shots.