Cent. Conn. St. College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Saint Francis (PA) – January 28, 2023

Posted on January 28, 2023

NEC opponents meet when the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (5-17, 3-5 NEC) host the Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash (8-12, 5-2 NEC) at William H. Detrick Gymnasium, beginning at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 28, 2023.

The Blue Devils square off with the Red Flash in a game that Cent. Conn. St. is currently a slight favorite by 1 points. The over/under for the matchup is 136.5.

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Cent. Conn. St. Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Saint Francis (PA)

  • When: Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET
  • Where: William H. Detrick Gymnasium in New Britain, Connecticut
  • How to Watch on TV: NEC
  • Spread Favorite: Cent. Conn. St. -1
  • Moneyline Favorite: Cent. Conn. St. -119
  • Moneyline Underdog: Saint Francis (PA) -104
  • Over/Under: 136.5 points

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Cent. Conn. St. Betting Trends

  • The Blue Devils are 10-12-0 ATS this season.
  • Cent. Conn. St. has an ATS record of 3-3 when playing as at least 1-point favorites this season.
  • The Blue Devils have been favorites in six games this season and have come away with the win three times (50%) in those contests.
  • Cent. Conn. St. has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -119.
  • Blue Devils games have hit the over nine out of 22 times this season.
  • In 10 of 22 games this season, Cent. Conn. St. and its opponents have scored more than 136.5 points.
  • Blue Devils matchups this year have an average point total of 133.4, 3.1 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Cent. Conn. St. Top Performers

Kellen Amos 22 14.7 3.4 1.4 1.0 0.5 2.1
Nigel Scantlebury 22 9.8 3.0 3.9 1.8 0.2 1.0
Jay Rodgers 20 9.0 1.9 2.2 0.4 0.0 1.4
Andre Snoddy 22 9.0 7.9 1.5 0.6 0.5 0.8
Davonte Sweatman 22 5.7 3.0 1.9 1.0 0.0 0.8

Cent. Conn. St. Season Stats

  • Cent. Conn. St. has a -116 scoring differential, falling short by 5.3 points per game. It is putting up 64.0 points per game to rank 339th in college basketball and is giving up 69.3 per outing to rank 176th in college basketball.
  • The 31.3 rebounds per game the Blue Devils average rank 292nd in the nation, and are 2.2 fewer than the 33.5 their opponents collect per outing.
  • The Blue Devils’ offense has been more productive in NEC games this year, scoring 65.3 points per contest, compared to their season average of 64.0 PPG.
  • Cent. Conn. St.’s defense has been more effective in NEC contests this season, conceding 63.5 points per matchup, compared to its overall average of 69.3 PPG allowed.
  • In NEC tilts, the Blue Devils score fewer three-pointers per game (6.1) and have a lower three-point percentage (31.4%) than their season averages (7.3, 32.5%).
  • When playing at home, Cent. Conn. St. is scoring 0.7 more points per game (65.1) than it is in road games (64.4).
  • Defensively the Blue Devils have played better in home games this year, allowing 64.0 points per game, compared to 74.5 away from home.

Cent. Conn. St. Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/7/2023 Stonehill L 51-49 Away +3.5
1/14/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson L 88-80 Home -2
1/20/2023 Wagner L 72-50 Away +4.5
1/22/2023 LIU W 58-42 Away -6
1/26/2023 Merrimack L 64-61 Home -1
1/28/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Home -1
2/2/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) Away
2/4/2023 Sacred Heart Away
2/8/2023 Hartford Away
2/11/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson Away
2/16/2023 Wagner Home

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Saint Francis (PA) Betting Trends

  • Saint Francis (PA) has won seven games against the spread this year, while failing to cover or pushing 11 times.
  • When playing as at least 1-point underdogs this year, the Red Flash have an ATS record of 3-7-1.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has won one, or 9.1%, of the 11 games it has played as underdogs this season.
  • The Red Flash have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the -104 odds on them winning this game.
  • In Saint Francis (PA)’s 18 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 11 times.
  • The Red Flash have played 13 games this season that finished with a point total higher than 136.5 points.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has a 147.8-point average over/under in its outings this season, 11.3 more points than this game’s point total.

Saint Francis (PA) Top Performers

Josh Cohen 20 21.8 8.1 2.1 1.0 0.7 0.0
Landon Moore 17 13.5 3.0 3.7 0.7 0.0 1.8
Maxwell Land 19 11.7 5.6 1.3 0.6 0.2 1.5
Ronell Giles Jr. 13 6.0 1.9 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.1
Marlon Hargis 18 5.6 3.5 0.7 0.3 0.2 1.0

Saint Francis (PA) Season Stats

  • The Red Flash put up 73.9 points per game (138th in college basketball) while allowing 73.9 per outing (301st in college basketball). They have a 0 scoring differential.
  • Saint Francis (PA) is 207th in the nation at 33.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 33.2 its opponents average.
  • In NEC action, the Red Flash have averaged 1.5 more points (75.4) than overall (73.9) in 2022-23.
  • In conference play, Saint Francis (PA) is conceding fewer points (68.1 per game) than it is overall (73.9) in 2022-23.
  • In NEC action, the Red Flash drain more trifectas (8.6 per game) than they do overall (8.0), and their percentage from downtown (42.0%) is also higher than for the whole season (37.9%).
  • At home, Saint Francis (PA) averages 82.0 points per game. Away, it averages 65.8.
  • The Red Flash are conceding fewer points at home (66.5 per game) than on the road (81.3).

Saint Francis (PA) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/7/2023 Wagner W 68-63 Away +5.5
1/14/2023 LIU W 87-68 Home -11
1/16/2023 Sacred Heart L 54-51 Away +3
1/20/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) W 87-61 Home -5.5
1/26/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson L 87-82 Away +4.5
1/28/2023 Cent. Conn. St. Away +1
2/2/2023 Stonehill Away
2/4/2023 Merrimack Away
2/9/2023 Sacred Heart Home
2/11/2023 Merrimack Home
2/16/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) Away

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