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Columbia Lions vs Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens 12/02/2019 Preview, Spread and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Columbia Lions vs Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens 12/02/2019 – On Monday, a non-conference matchup is all set to get underway when Columbia Lions’ face-off against Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens in Newark, Delaware. The Lions are playing this game on the road against a Colonial Athletic team that has been strong at home. Columbia is on a short two-game winning streak, but the biggest question is will they be able to hold off the Blue Hens on their home turf. As for Delaware, they enter this game with a strong spirit and their college basketball odds intact.
Columbia Lions vs Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens 12/02/2019
Columbia Lions have won three of their eight overall games and they will try their best to put up a fight against Delaware. Despite their two-game winning streak, the Lions have lost their first five games on the season. Columbia seems to be struggling and they have lost all four games on the road. On Saturday, the Lions managed to defeat Lehigh Mountain Hawks with a final score of 68-64. Six assists and 30 points came off from point guard Mike Smith. Overall, Columbia done well with some good long-range shots and decent passes. However, Delaware is going to be a huge challenge for the Lions.
Players to watch: M. Smith G (8 GP 36.4 MIN 21.4 PTS 4.3 REB 4.9 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 2.9 TO 49.2 FG% 67.7 FT% 46.5 3P %), J. Killingsworth G (8 GP 30.8 MIN 8.8 PTS 5 REB 1.4 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 36.9 FG% 33.3 FT% 40.8 3P%), I. Nweke F (8 GP 18.8 MIN 7.5 PTS 4.6 REB 0.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 47.2 FG% 76.9 FT% 0 3P%).
Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens
Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens are yet to lose their first game and they seem all set to extend their victory in this match. The Blue Hens are on an eight-game winning streak with all the advantage of playing at home in this match. On Friday, Maryland Eastern Shore was restricted to 56 points, but Delaware managed to score 75 in return. 23 points came off Nate Darling and 22 from Justyn Mutts. Matthew Inglesby seems to be guiding the Blue Hens in the right direction and his job as the head coach has brought Delaware in perfect sync. The team has ensured to strengthen its defensive tactics against opponents.
Players to watch: N. Darling G (7 GP 37.3 MIN 23.4 PTS 4.7 REB 2 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 51.3 FG% 71.4 FT% 49.1 3P %), R. Allen G (8 GP 30.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 2.1 REB 1.5 AST 1.4 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 50 FG% 87 FT% 41.9 3P%), J. Mutts F (8 GP 29.5 MIN 14.1 PTS 9 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 50 FG% 83.9 FT% 10 3P%).
Columbia Lions vs Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens Betting Predictions
Lions are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens
Blue Hens are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
Columbia Lions vs Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens Betting Picks
College basketball betting has predicted Delaware to win this game with ease against the Lions. Columbia will struggle to get past Delaware as they are no match for the opponent. Back the Blue Hens to extend their record to 9-0 on the season.
Moneyline: Columbia Lions are given a +235 moneyline for this game while Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens are pegged at -275.
ATS: The match will have a 4 point spread with Delaware holding a -4 spread while Columbia owning a +4 spread.
Totals: The game will have a total of 138 with Delaware serving as the under squad while Columbia Lions going over.
Score Prediction: Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens will win this game at home with a final score of 84-78.