The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (17-14, 10-6 NEC) battle the Saint Francis (BKN) Terriers (14-15, 7-9 NEC) at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday in NEC play. The matchup airs on NEC Front Row.
Wednesday’s game between the Knights and the Terriers sees the Knights as a solid, 9.5-point favorite. The over/under for the game is 143.5.
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Saint Francis (BKN) Odds
Point Spread for Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Saint Francis (BKN)
The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Fairleigh Dickinson as the favorite.
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Saint Francis (BKN) Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Fairleigh Dickinson has -500 odds to pick up the win, while Saint Francis (BKN) is listed at +375 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 143.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NEC Front Row
- Location: Teaneck, New Jersey
- Arena: Rothman Center
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Saint Francis (BKN) Betting Trends
Against the spread, Fairleigh Dickinson is 11-17-1 this year. The Knights have been favorites in 16 games this season and have come away with the win nine times (56.2%) in those contests. Fairleigh Dickinson has gone over the point total in 66.7% of its opportunities this year (18 times in 27 games with a set point total).
In Saint Francis (BKN)’s 27 games this season, it has 14 wins against the spread. The Terriers have won six of the 19 games they were the underdog on the moneyline this season (31.6%). Saint Francis (BKN)’s games this season have hit the over on seven of 27 set point totals (25.9%).
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Saint Francis (BKN) Key Players to Watch
Grant Singleton posts 14.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per contest, shooting 46.3% from the floor and 39% from downtown with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game. Ansley Almonor is posting 13.9 points, 1.5 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game.
Joe Munden Jr. paces the Knights at 4.9 rebounds per game, while also posting 1 assists and 10.9 points.
Saint Francis (BKN)
Josiah Harris is the Terriers’ top rebounder (8.9 per game), and he contributes 9.2 points and 1 assists. Tedrick Wilcox Jr. is the Terriers’ top scorer (11.1 points per game) and assist man (1.9), and puts up 3.7 rebounds. The Terriers get 10.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game from Zion Bethea. Roy Clarke is averaging a team-high 2.3 assists per contest. And he is delivering 6.1 points and 3.2 rebounds, making 39.6% of his shots from the floor.
What you need to know about the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
Fairleigh Dickinson and its NEC opponents have combined to go over the point total 10 out of 16 times this season. The Knights are scoring 78.3 points per game (37th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while giving up 76 points per contest (329th-ranked). Fairleigh Dickinson is pulling down 30.7 rebounds per game (249th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing 30.5 rebounds per contest (142nd-ranked).
The Knights are averaging 82.2 points per game in home games. In road games, they are averaging 74.2 points per contest. Fairleigh Dickinson is draining 8.2 threes per game (89th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while owning a 34.3% three-point percentage (183rd-ranked). The Knights, who are 287th in college basketball with 8.1 threes conceded per game, are allowing a 36.8% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which is 22nd-worst in the country.
The Knights have a 4-6 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over their last 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Fairleigh Dickinson has hit the over seven times. Fairleigh Dickinson’s offense has been less productive over its last 10 games, racking up 76.6 points a contest compared to the 78.3 it has averaged this year. The last 10 games have seen Fairleigh Dickinson allow 0.5 fewer points per game (75.5) than its season-long average (76).
What you need to know about the Saint Francis (BKN) Terriers
Saint Francis (BKN) has covered seven times in 16 matchups with a spread in conference play this season. Offensively, the Terriers are the 24th-worst team in the nation (64.6 points per game). Defensively, they are 98th (67.3 points allowed per game). Saint Francis (BKN) is 175th in the nation in rebounds per game (31.8) and 196th in rebounds conceded (31.4).
In 2022-23 the Terriers are averaging 9.1 more points per game at home (69) than away (59.9). Saint Francis (BKN) makes 6.6 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 264th and 156th, respectively, in the country. In 2022-23 the Terriers are 27th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (5.8 per game) and 0-worst in defensive 3-point percentage (38.6%).
The Terriers have a 5-5 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over their last 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Saint Francis (BKN) has hit the over twice. Over its previous 10 games, Saint Francis (BKN) is posting 62.1 points per game, compared to its season average of 64.6. In their past 10 games, the Terriers are ceding 63.6 points per game, 3.7 fewer points than their season average (67.3).
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Saint Francis (BKN) Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Fairleigh Dickinson, and we expect that Saint Francis (BKN) will cover the spread (Fairleigh Dickinson -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 143.5 points.
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