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NJIT HighlandersLongwood Lancers
Jan 7, 2:00 PM | Willet Hall

NJIT Highlanders vs Longwood Lancers Odds

6-7TEAM RECORD4-11

NJIT travels to Longwood on Saturday, hoping to boost its 6-7 record with a victory over the Lancers.

The Highlanders will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Lancers are 0-0 ATS. NJIT is 0-0 on the totals; Longwood is 0-0.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Lancers rated this week at No. 325 and the Highlanders sitting at No. 70. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 73-60 result in favor of the Highlanders.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Longwood's No. 93 nationally ranked offense (73.2 points per game) against a Highlanders defense that sits as the No. 132 at 65.1 PPG. The Lancers have been averaging 42.8% from the field, more than the Highlanders have managed so far this season (40.5% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, NJIT owns the country's No. 242-rated mark, allowing 73.9 points per game on the highway. Longwood, on the other hand, rates No. 58 in scoring at home.

NJIT won its last outing, a 78-58 result against Lafayette on January 2. The battle between the Highlanders and Leopards didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Lafayette was handed a 78-58 defeat on Monday at Fleisher Center.

Longwood was a 96-77 loser in its last match on the road against Army. Longwood got 17 points from Jeremiah Bowman but lost anyway, 96-77, to Army on Tuesday at Christl Arena.

Next up:
NJIT at CS Bakersfield, Tuesday, January 10
Longwood at Brown, Wednesday, January 11

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