St. Francis (Pa.) @ Central Connecticut State
Current Records: St. Francis (Pa.) 8-19; Central Connecticut State 7-21
What to Know
The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils are 3-10 against the St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash since January of 2016, but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Thursday. Central Connecticut State and St. Francis (Pa.) will face off in a Northeast battle at 7 p.m. ET at William H. Detrick Gymnasium. The Blue Devils are out to stop a four-game streak of losses at home.
Central Connecticut State came up short against the Wagner Seahawks on Saturday, falling 78-68.
Meanwhile, St. Francis (Pa.) came up short against the St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers on Saturday, falling 80-72.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Central Connecticut State is expected to win a tight contest. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (2-0), so they might be worth a quick bet.
With both teams hitting sour notes in their previous games, they will no doubt be looking to produce a better outcome in this one. We'll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: William H. Detrick Gymnasium -- New Britain, Connecticut
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Blue Devils are a slight 1-point favorite against the Red Flash, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1-point spread, and stayed right there.
St. Francis (Pa.) have won ten out of their last 13 games against Central Connecticut State.
- Jan 21, 2022 - St. Francis (Pa.) 68 vs. Central Connecticut State 67
- Jan 31, 2021 - Central Connecticut State 85 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 77
- Jan 30, 2021 - St. Francis (Pa.) 62 vs. Central Connecticut State 59
- Jan 30, 2020 - St. Francis (Pa.) 84 vs. Central Connecticut State 77
- Jan 04, 2020 - St. Francis (Pa.) 93 vs. Central Connecticut State 69
- Feb 07, 2019 - St. Francis (Pa.) 90 vs. Central Connecticut State 85
- Jan 19, 2019 - St. Francis (Pa.) 80 vs. Central Connecticut State 69
- Feb 15, 2018 - St. Francis (Pa.) 77 vs. Central Connecticut State 71
- Dec 29, 2017 - Central Connecticut State 72 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 68
- Feb 16, 2017 - St. Francis (Pa.) 80 vs. Central Connecticut State 71
- Jan 21, 2017 - Central Connecticut State 84 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 83
- Feb 06, 2016 - St. Francis (Pa.) 91 vs. Central Connecticut State 82
- Jan 23, 2016 - St. Francis (Pa.) 79 vs. Central Connecticut State 64