Delaware Blue Hens vs. Hofstra Pride - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hofstra Pride (17-8) at Delaware Blue Hens (6-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Bob Carpenter Center)
The Line: Delaware Blue Hens -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC Sports Network
The Hofstra Pride will travel to play the Delaware Blue Hens in a CAA game on Saturday.
The Delaware Blue Hens are 6-18 (1-12) and are coming off of a win against Drexel by a score of 69-60. Delaware has lost 15 of their last 16 games and is currently tied for last in the CAA standings. Delaware is averaging 67.6 points per game while giving up 76.7 points per game. Delaware is also averaging 37.7 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per game. Kory Holden is averaging 17.5 points per game and 4 assists per game for Delaware. Marvin King-Davis is averaging 14.4 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game for the Blue Hens. Delaware is shooting 69.4% on free throws, 32.6% on three-pointers, and 40.2% on all field goal attempts.
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The Hofstra Pride are 17-8 (9-4) and are coming off of a win against William & Mary by a score of 86-80. Hofstra has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 2nd in the CAA standings. Hofstra defeated Delaware by a score of 90-80 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Hofstra is averaging 80.4 points per game while giving up 74.9 points per game. Hofstra is also averaging 40.4 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game. Juan’ya Green is averaging 17.7 points per game and 7 assists per game for Hofstra. Ameen Tanksley is averaging 15.7 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game for the Pride. Hofstra is shooting 68% on free throws, 35.3% on three-pointers, and 44.2% on all field goal attempts.
Hofstra is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. The under is 4-0 in Hofstra’s last 4 games following an ATS win. Delaware is 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games. Delaware is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS win. The under is 4-1 in Delaware’s last 5 games following an ATS win. The under is 7-3 in these two teams last 10 meetings.
Delaware has been very bad this season, with only one conference win. Hofstra has been impressive, but is on the road here. Hofstra has the rebounding advantage and plays much better defense than Delaware. Hofstra is the better team and I am picking them here.