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Sacred Heart Pioneers vs Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers Odds
The visiting Sacred Heart Pioneers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Knott Arena against the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers.
The Pioneers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Mountaineers are 0-1 ATS. Sacred Heart is 0-0 on the totals; Mount St. Mary's is 0-0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Mountaineers, most recently No. 338 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Pioneers, who rate No. 283 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 64-63 victory for the Pioneers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Mount St. Mary's's No. 249 nationally ranked offense (64.2 points per game) against a Pioneers defense that sits as the No. 334 at 75.6 PPG. The Mountaineers have been averaging 42.1% from the field, less than the Pioneers have managed so far this season (43.9% on average).
Defensively, Sacred Heart features the nation's No. 300-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.8 points per game. Mount St. Mary's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 267 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Sacred Heart was an 84-78 loser on the road against Wagner. The Pioneers endured an 84-78 loss at the hands of the Seahawks on Thursday, despite a 22-point effort from Shane Gibson at Spiro Sports Center.
Mount St. Mary's was a 77-73 winner in its last match at home against Quinnipiac. Shivaughn Wiggins scored 17 points leading the Mountaineers to a 77-73 victory over Quinnipiac at Knott Arena on Thursday.
Sacred Heart home to Fairleigh Dickinson, Thursday, February 7
Mount St. Mary's at Wagner, Wednesday, February 6