Fairleigh Dickinson Knights visit Longwood Lancers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs Longwood Lancers Odds
The Longwood Lancers will try to cover the spread at Willet Hall on Monday when they get a visit from the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Lancers are 3-10 overall and 2-0 ATS ATS, while the Knights are 4-7 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Longwood boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Fairleigh Dickinson is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 309-rated Lancers and the No. 342-ranked Knights, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 59-55 result in favor of the Knights.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Longwood has the nation's No. 229-rated offensive output, at 65.2 PPG. The visiting Knights defense ranks No. 346 allowing on average 82.2 PPG. The Lancers FG% has averaged 42.3% so far, less than the Knights marksmen have achieved on the year, 45% per game.
Defensively, Fairleigh Dickinson features the nation's No. 346-rated defense on the road, allowing 88.1 points per game. Longwood, meanwhile, comes in at No. 107 nationally in scoring at home.
Fairleigh Dickinson was a 96-67 loser in its last match on the road against Virginia Commonwealth. Fairleigh Dickinson was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Virginia Commonwealth and falling by a 96-67 score at Siegel Center.
Last time out for Longwood, they were a 93-56 loser as they battled Virginia Commonwealth on the road. Longwood was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by Virginia Commonwealth and falling by a 93-56 score at Siegel Center.
Fairleigh Dickinson at Mount St. Mary's, Thursday, January 3
Longwood home to Coastal Carolina, Saturday, January 5