NCAA hoops odds preview - Fairleigh Dickinson vs. St. Francis PA
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs St. Francis PA Red Flash Odds
The St. Francis PA Red Flash hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights pay a visit to DeGol Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
St. Francis PA battles the Knights, currently sitting with a 7-20 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Red Flash and 0-0 for the Knights.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 345 (Red Flash) and the No. 337 (Knights) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 58-57 result in favor of the Red Flash has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Francis PA has the nation's No. 310-rated offensive output, at 61 PPG. The visiting Knights defense ranks No. 346 allowing on average 77.9 PPG. The Red Flash FG% has averaged 40.9% so far, less than the Knights marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Defensively, Fairleigh Dickinson features the nation's No. 334-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.4 points per game. St. Francis PA, meanwhile, comes in at No. 296 nationally in scoring at home.
Fairleigh Dickinson lost its last outing, a 92-67 result against Long Island on February 16. The Knights were hammered by Long Island on Saturday, losing by a 92-67 final at Wellness Center in college basketball betting action.
Last time out for St. Francis PA, they were a 71-55 loser as they battled Quinnipiac on the road. The Red Flash endured a 71-55 loss at the hands of the Bobcats on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Ollie Jackson at TD Bank Sports Center.
Fairleigh Dickinson at Robert Morris, Saturday, February 23
St. Francis PA home to Monmouth, Saturday, February 23