Halftime Report

Fortunes may be turning around for UL Monroe after losing nine in a row. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead Old Dominion 35-24. UL Monroe took a big hit to their ego on Thursday, so a win here would be a pleasant pick-me-up.

If UL Monroe keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 5-12 in no time. On the other hand, Old Dominion will have to make due with a 5-14 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who's Playing

UL Monroe Warhawks @ Old Dominion Monarchs

Current Records: UL Monroe 4-12, Old Dominion 5-13

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We've got another exciting Sun Belt matchup on schedule as the Old Dominion Monarchs and the UL Monroe Warhawks are set to tip at 7:00 p.m. ET on January 20th at Chartway Arena. Old Dominion will be strutting in after a win while UL Monroe will be stumbling in from a defeat.

Old Dominion scored the most points they've had all season to find success on Thursday. Everything went their way against the Thundering Herd as the Monarchs made off with a 91-66 win. The victory was some much needed relief for Old Dominion as it spelled an end to their six-game losing streak.

Meanwhile, the matchup between UL Monroe and James Madison on Thursday hardly resembled the 58-45 effort from their previous meeting. The Warhawks' painful 89-70 defeat to the Dukes might stick with them for a while. UL Monroe just can't catch a break and has now endured nine losses in a row.

The Monarchs' win bumped their record up to 5-13. As for the Warhawks, they have traveled a rocky road recently, as they've lost ten of their last 12 matches, which put a noticeable dent in their 4-12 record this season.

Looking ahead to Saturday, Old Dominion is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 10.5 points. Neither team has fared well against the spread this season; they is 3-13, while UL Monroe is 5-9.


Old Dominion is a big 10.5-point favorite against UL Monroe, 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 Monarchs as a 11.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 142 points.

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