Cent. Conn. St. College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Wagner – February 16, 2023

Posted on February 16, 2023

NEC opponents square off when the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (8-19, 5-7 NEC) host the Wagner Seahawks (13-10, 6-6 NEC) at William H. Detrick Gymnasium, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 16, 2023.

The Blue Devils face the Seahawks in a game that Cent. Conn. St. is currently a slim favorite by 1.5 points. The matchup has a point total of 121.5.

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Cent. Conn. St. Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Wagner

  • When: Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: William H. Detrick Gymnasium in New Britain, Connecticut
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Spread Favorite: Cent. Conn. St. -1.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Cent. Conn. St. -129
  • Moneyline Underdog: Wagner +106
  • Over/Under: 121.5 points

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Cent. Conn. St. Betting Trends

  • The Blue Devils have compiled a 13-14-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Cent. Conn. St. is 5-2 ATS this season when playing as at least 1.5-point favorites.
  • The Blue Devils have been chosen as favorites in nine games this year and have walked away with the win five times (55.6%) in those games.
  • Cent. Conn. St. has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -129.
  • In the Blue Devils’ 27 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 13 times.
  • Cent. Conn. St. and its opponents have combined to score more than 121.5 points in 19 of 27 games this season.
  • The Blue Devils have an average point total of 135.0 in their contests this year, 13.5 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Cent. Conn. St. Top Performers

Kellen Amos 27 14.6 3.4 1.4 1.0 0.5 1.9
Nigel Scantlebury 27 10.3 3.1 3.4 1.6 0.2 1.1
Andre Snoddy 27 9.6 7.9 1.4 0.6 0.5 0.7
Jay Rodgers 24 9.3 2.0 2.4 0.4 0.0 1.3
Davonte Sweatman 27 6.1 3.0 2.1 0.9 0.0 0.8

Cent. Conn. St. Season Stats

  • Cent. Conn. St. has a -107 scoring differential, falling short by 4.0 points per game. It is putting up 65.5 points per game to rank 328th in college basketball and is allowing 69.5 per outing to rank 179th in college basketball.
  • The Blue Devils are 273rd in the country at 31.5 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 32.4 their opponents average.
  • With 66.7 points per game in NEC action, the Blue Devils are tallying 1.2 more points per game in conference games compared to their overall average (65.5 PPG).
  • Cent. Conn. St. is surrendering 65.5 points per game this year in conference tilts, which is 4 fewer points allowed per game than its overall average (69.5).
  • In NEC games, the Blue Devils score fewer three-pointers per game (6.0) and have a lower three-point percentage (31.6%) than their season averages (7.0, 32.6%).
  • Cent. Conn. St. averages 67.4 points per game when playing at home, compared to 65.3 points per game away from home, a difference of 2.1 points per contest.
  • The Blue Devils allow 65.0 points per game when playing at home this year, compared to 73.2 away from home.

Cent. Conn. St. Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/28/2023 Saint Francis (PA) W 88-74 Home -1.5
2/2/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) L 53-48 Away -2.5
2/4/2023 Sacred Heart L 78-65 Away +3.5
2/8/2023 Hartford W 82-73 Away -4.5
2/11/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson W 77-73 Away +4.5
2/16/2023 Wagner Home -1.5
2/18/2023 Stonehill Home
2/23/2023 Merrimack Away
2/25/2023 Sacred Heart Home

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Wagner Betting Trends

  • Wagner has compiled a 7-14-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Seahawks have covered the spread four times this season (4-6 ATS) when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • This season, Wagner has won four out of the 10 games in which it has been the underdog.
  • The Seahawks have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +106 moneyline set for this game.
  • Wagner and its opponents have combined to hit the over six out of 21 times this season.
  • Seahawks games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 121.5 points in 11 of 21 outings.
  • The average over/under for Wagner’s contests this season is 126.9, 5.4 more points than this game’s total.

Wagner Top Performers

DeLonnie Hunt 23 11.2 3.3 3.0 1.4 0.0 1.2
Brandon Brown 23 9.5 9.0 1.9 1.8 0.3 0.7
Rahmir Moore 20 8.9 2.9 1.7 0.9 0.0 0.7
Rob Taylor II 19 7.4 4.6 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.0
Zaire Williams 20 7.2 2.0 1.4 1.0 0.1 1.2

Wagner Season Stats

  • The Seahawks are outscoring opponents by 2.2 points per game, with a +50 scoring differential overall. They put up 64.5 points per game (335th in college basketball) and allow 62.3 per outing (22nd in college basketball).
  • Wagner records 33.6 rebounds per game (154th in college basketball) while conceding 29.7 per outing to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 3.9 boards per game.
  • The Seahawks score fewer points in conference play (62.9 per game) than overall (64.5).
  • In NEC action, Wagner has conceded 1.2 fewer points per game (61.1) than overall (62.3) in 2022-23.
  • From beyond the arc, the Seahawks are knocking down 5.7 treys in conference games (compared to 6.9 for the season), and shooting 30.9% in conference (versus 32.6% overall).
  • At home Wagner is putting up 66.2 points per game, 3.0 more than it is averaging away (63.2).
  • At home, the Seahawks concede 55.9 points per game. On the road, they concede 67.3.

Wagner Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/26/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) L 65-56 Home -10
2/2/2023 Sacred Heart L 65-56 Away +2.5
2/4/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson W 83-79 Away +4
2/9/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) L 64-62 Away -3
2/11/2023 LIU W 58-46 Home -14
2/16/2023 Cent. Conn. St. Away +1.5
2/18/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson Home
2/23/2023 Stonehill Home
2/25/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Away

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