Long Island Blackbirds visit Fairleigh Dickinson Knights in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Long Island Blackbirds vs Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Odds
The Long Island Blackbirds will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Knights in Fairleigh Dickinson at Rothman Center on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Blackbirds will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Knights are 0-0 ATS. Long Island is 0-0 on the totals; Fairleigh Dickinson is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Knights rated this week at No. 338 and the Blackbirds sitting at No. 307. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 73-64 result in favor of the Blackbirds.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Fairleigh Dickinson's No. 335-rated squad against Long Island's No. 266-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Fairleigh Dickinson rates No. 114 in the country with 6.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 93 nationally with 7.1 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Long Island owns the country's No. 346-rated mark, allowing 85.8 points per game on the highway. Fairleigh Dickinson, on the other hand, rates No. 278 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Long Island was an 86-72 winner at home against Mount St. Mary's. Long Island earned an 86-72 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Saturday, getting 21 points from E.J. Reed at Wellness Center.
Fairleigh Dickinson lost its last outing, a 66-63 result against NJIT on January 14. Fairleigh Dickinson got 14 points from Kinu Rochford but lost anyway, 66-63, to NJIT on Monday at Rothman Center.
Long Island home to Monmouth, Saturday, January 19
Fairleigh Dickinson at St. Francis NY, Saturday, January 19