St. Francis (N.Y.) @ Central Connecticut State
Current Records: St. Francis (N.Y.) 7-17; Central Connecticut State 7-18
What to Know
The St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers are on the road again Saturday and play against the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils at 1 p.m. ET Feb. 12 at William H. Detrick Gymnasium. Central Connecticut State will be strutting in after a victory while the Terriers will be stumbling in from a defeat.
St. Francis (N.Y.) was within striking distance but couldn't close the gap on Thursday as they fell 74-69 to the LIU Sharks.
Meanwhile, the Blue Devils came out on top in a nail-biter against the Merrimack Warriors on Thursday, sneaking past 60-57.
Barring any buzzer beaters, St. Francis (N.Y.) is expected to win a tight contest. The odds have been favorable for them against the spread on the road this season, even if it's been tough sledding overall. They are 9-3 ATS in away games but only 12-10 all in all.
St. Francis (N.Y.) is now 7-17 while Central Connecticut State sits at 7-18. Two stats to keep an eye on: The Terriers have allowed their opponents to shoot 46.10% from the floor on average, which is the 28th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The Blue Devils have experienced some struggles of their own as they have only been able to knock down 40.10% percent of their shots, which is the 13th lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 1 p.m. ET
- Where: William H. Detrick Gymnasium -- New Britain, Connecticut
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Terriers are a slight 2-point favorite against the Blue Devils, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Terriers as a 2.5-point favorite.
St. Francis (N.Y.) have won seven out of their last 12 games against Central Connecticut State.
- Dec 31, 2021 - Central Connecticut State 67 vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) 55
- Dec 16, 2020 - Central Connecticut State 78 vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) 59
- Dec 15, 2020 - St. Francis (N.Y.) 91 vs. Central Connecticut State 86
- Feb 29, 2020 - St. Francis (N.Y.) 85 vs. Central Connecticut State 79
- Feb 16, 2019 - St. Francis (N.Y.) 90 vs. Central Connecticut State 79
- Jan 31, 2019 - Central Connecticut State 78 vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) 72
- Feb 24, 2018 - Central Connecticut State 78 vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) 75
- Jan 11, 2018 - St. Francis (N.Y.) 77 vs. Central Connecticut State 60
- Feb 23, 2017 - Central Connecticut State 62 vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) 53
- Dec 31, 2016 - St. Francis (N.Y.) 86 vs. Central Connecticut State 77
- Feb 11, 2016 - St. Francis (N.Y.) 74 vs. Central Connecticut State 67
- Jan 30, 2016 - St. Francis (N.Y.) 60 vs. Central Connecticut State 49