Sacred Heart vs Wagner Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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The Sacred Heart Pioneers (15-16, 8-8 NEC) face the Wagner Seahawks (15-12, 8-8 NEC) on Wednesday at 7:00 PM ET in NEC play, aiting on NEC Front Row.

The Pioneers are currently slight 2-point favorites over the Seahawks. The matchup has an over/under of 128.

Sacred Heart vs. Wagner Odds

Point Spread for Sacred Heart vs. Wagner

The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with bookmakers listing Sacred Heart as the favorite.

Sacred Heart vs. Wagner Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Sacred Heart has -133 odds to pick up the win, while Wagner is listed at +111 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 128 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NEC Front Row
  • Location: Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Arena: William H. Pitt Center

Sacred Heart vs. Wagner Betting Trends

Sacred Heart has played 30 games, with 13 wins against the spread. The Pioneers have won in nine, or 56.2%, of the 16 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Sacred Heart’s games this year have hit the over 48% of the time (12 out of 25 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, Wagner is 10-15-0 this year. The Seahawks have won 36.4% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (4-7). Wagner’s games this year have hit the over six times in 25 opportunities (24%).

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Sacred Heart vs. Wagner Key Players to Watch

Sacred Heart

Nico Galette leads his team in both points (15.5) and assists (1.8) per contest, and also puts up 6.7 rebounds. Defensively, he averages 1.7 steals and 1 block. Bryce Johnson registers a team-leading 8.2 rebounds per contest. In addition, he’s recording 10.1 points and 2 assists, shooting 49.6% from the floor. Joey Reilly averages 11.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest, shooting 46.5% from the floor and 40.3% from downtown with 1.9 made 3-pointers per contest. Raheem Solomon posts 10.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, shooting 37.5% from the floor and 30.8% from downtown with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game.

Wagner

Brandon Brown tops the Seahawks in rebounding (9.1 per game), and posts 9.7 points and 1.7 assists. He also delivers 1.9 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Delonnie Hunt leads the Seahawks in scoring (11.3 points per game) and assists (2.8), and averages 3.2 rebounds. He also delivers 1.2 steals and 0 blocked shots. Javier Esquerra Trelles is averaging a team-best 3 assists per game. And he is delivering 7.3 points and 3 rebounds, making 36.2% of his shots from the floor and 33.9% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 treys per game. The Seahawks get 8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game from Rahmir Moore.

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What you need to know about the Sacred Heart Pioneers

Sacred Heart has put together an 8-8-0 ATS record in conference action so far this year. The Pioneers are 192nd in college basketball with 71.1 points per game so far this year. At the other end of the court, they rank 237th with 71.8 points allowed per contest. Sacred Heart is pulling down 31.7 boards per game (183rd-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 33.9 rebounds per contest (329th-ranked).

The Pioneers post 72.3 points per game when playing at home, compared to 70.2 points per game in road games, a difference of 2.1 points per contest. With 7 threes per game, Sacred Heart is 224th in the country. It has a 31.5% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 323rd in college basketball. The Pioneers are ceding 7.6 three-pointers per game (230th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 34.2% (208th-ranked) from three-point land.

The Pioneers have gone 4-6 over their past 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. In its past 10 contests, Sacred Heart has hit the over four times. In its last 10 games, Sacred Heart has been putting up 70.9 points per contest, an average that’s a little lower than the 71.1 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Sacred Heart has been slightly better on the defensive end of the floor recently, allowing 71.3 points per game over its last 10 contests compared to the 71.8 it has conceded per game this season.

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What you need to know about the Wagner Seahawks

Wagner is 7-9-0 ATS in conference action this season. The Seahawks are the 15th-worst squad in the nation in points scored (63.4 per game) but 15th-best in points conceded (61.5). On the glass, Wagner is 151st in the nation in rebounds (32.2 per game). It is 20th-best in rebounds allowed (27.7 per game).

In 2022-23 the Seahawks are averaging one more points per game at home (63.7) than on the road (62.7). Wagner makes 6.7 3-pointers per game and shoots 31.7% from beyond the arc, ranking 258th and 310th, respectively, in the nation. Defensively, the Seahawks are 11th-best in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded per game at 5.4. They are 54th in 3-point percentage conceded at 31.5%.

The Seahawks have a 5-5 record against the spread while going 5-5 overall in their past 10 games. Wagner has gone over the total twice in its past 10 games. While Wagner is posting 63.4 points per game in 2022-23, it has fallen short of that over its past 10 games, tallying 61 points per contest. The Seahawks are allowing 60.3 points per contest over their past 10 games, which is 1.2 fewer points than they are allowing for the season (61.5).

Sacred Heart vs. Wagner Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Sacred Heart, and we project that Wagner will cover the spread (Sacred Heart -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 128 points.

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How to bet Sacred Heart vs. Wagner

You can bet on Sacred Heart vs. Wagner at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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