Delaware vs. Hofstra - 2/22/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Hofstra Pride (21-7) at Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (20-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena)
The Line: Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens +1.5 -- Over/Under: 150.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Hofstra Pride (21-7, 12-3 CONF) and the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (20-8, 10-5 CONF) will meet on Saturday, February 22nd for a CAA matchup at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE. The game will be played at 4:00 PM eastern time.
Hofstra is coming off an 81-74 road win against Drexel in their last game. Hofstra has now won seven straight games and they are red hot as of late. Delaware is coming off a 70-48 dismantling win over Northeastern at home in their last game. Delaware has won four of its last five games overall. In the first meeting between Hofstra and Delaware, Delaware was victorious, 73-71.
Hofstra scores 76.8 points per game on 45.3 % FG shooting this season. The Pride’s leading scorer is G Desure Buie, who scores 18.4 PPG. The Pride’s leading rebounder is F Issac Kante, who averages 7.6 RPG. Hofstra allows 69.4 points per game to the opposition, therefore they have a +7.4 scoring differential so far this season. Hofstra also earns 34.9 rebounds, 12.3 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 7.1 steals per game as a team.
Delaware scores 74.9 points per game on 48.2% FG shooting this season. The Fightin’ Blue Hens leading scorer is G Nate Darling, who scores 21.4 PPG. The Blue Hens’ leading rebounder is Justyn Mutts, who averages 8.3 RPG. Delaware gives up 70.3 points per game to the opposition, thus they have a +4.6 point differential so far this season. Delaware also earns 33.5 rebounds, 13.1 assists, 3.3 blocks, and 5.6 steals per game as a team.
Hofstra is 20-7 ATS this season and 8-2 ATS in their last ten games. Hofstra is also 10-4 ATS on the road so far this season. Delaware is 16-11 ATS this season and 6-4 ATS in their last ten games. Delaware is also 6-5 ATS at home so far this season.
Hofstra has been one of the best ATS teams in the nation this season, therefore, with a small road line, I will take the Pride to continue their hot-streak and pull out a decent-sized margin victory over Delaware.