Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens at Stony Brook Seawolves Free Prediction 12/16/18

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The Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (8-3) will travel to Island Federal Credit Union Arena to take on the Stony Brook Seawolves (9-2). Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens at Stony Brook Seawolves ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Seawolves edged the George Washington Colonials, 77-74, while the Fightin’ Blue Hens fell to the Maryland Terrapins, 73-67.

The Seawolves had a much better turnover percentage (12.8 vs. 19.5) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (39.1 vs. 26.3). Delaware, meanwhile, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.446 vs. 0.419). Elijah Olaniyi led the way for Stony Brook, contributing 18 points and 10 rebounds. Delaware, meanwhile, was lifted by Eric Carter, who put up 29 points and nine rebounds.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens’ Carter has been playing well over his last five games, averaging 0 points per game. Meanwhile, Akwasi Yeboah has averaged 0 points during that same time frame for the Seawolves.

A focal point for the Stony Brook offense is getting to the free throw line. The Seawolves rank ninth in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.331), but Delaware is among the best in the NCAA at keeping opponents away from the charity stripe (ranking 52nd by yielding a FTA rate of 0.190).

Delaware vs. Stony Brook Free Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Stony Brook, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Delaware ranks 43rd in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Stony Brook ranks 190th (4.6).
  • The Seawolves rank 29th in rebounds per game (40.3) while the Fightin’ Blue Hens rank 166th (35.4).
  • Delaware ranks 130th in assists per game (13.7) while Stony Brook ranks 247th (10.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Seawolves’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 6.8, up from 6.3 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have scored an average of 77.6 points per game (1.3 above their season average) and allowed an average of 61.2 points per game (9.0 below their season average).