It's a matchup of experienced but struggling teams on Monday as the Appalachian State Mountaineers (3-4) host the Hartford Hawks (0-5) in a nonconference college basketball matchup in Boone, N.C.
Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. ET at Holmes Center. The Mountaineers are the 8.5-point favorites in the latest Hartford vs. Appalachian State college basketball odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 130.
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The Mountaineers have been right in all but one game, with three of their four losses by two points or fewer. ASU allows less than 62 points per game, and while it doesn't score a lot of points (67.6), the Hawks have the worst shooting defense in the nation. Hartford opponents are hitting 48.5 percent from the field (350th). Adrian Delph has been the leader for App State and has team highs with 18.7 points and 5.7 rebounds.
Hartford has an experienced team that went 15-9 last season, but they have had a rough start. They are led by guard Austin Williams and forward Hunter Marks. Williams was named to the preseason all-conference team in the America East but is off to a slow start, averaging 11.5 points and 2.9 assists. Marks is the leading scorer at 13.8 points, and Williams, Moses Flowers (9.3) and Dejuan Clayton (eight) are fierce defenders.
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