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NJIT Highlanders home to Huskies in NCAAB betting action

Houston Baptist HuskiesNJIT Highlanders
Jan 19, 7:00 PM | Fleisher Center

Houston Baptist Huskies vs NJIT Highlanders Odds

6-10TEAM RECORD7-9

The visiting Huskies hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Fleisher Center against the NJIT Highlanders.

The Highlanders sport records of 7-9 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Huskies have 6-10 and 2-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Highlanders and 2-1 for the Huskies.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Highlanders at No. 89 and the Huskies at No. 184 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-67 result in favor of the Highlanders.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits NJIT's No. 183-ranked offense, averaging 67.9 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 341 at 82.4 PPG. The Highlanders field goal percentage has averaged 42.2% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 42% per game.

Defensively, Houston Baptist features the nation's No. 344-rated defense on the road, allowing 91.3 points per game. NJIT, meanwhile, comes in at No. 41 nationally in scoring at home.

Houston Baptist was a 123-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Crowley's Ridge. Houston Baptist cruised to victory on Thursday, running Crowley's Ridge out of the gym and running up a 123-43 score at Sharp Gym.

NJIT was a 95-57 winner in its last match at home against SUNY Cobleskill. The battle between the Highlanders and Fighting Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as SUNY Cobleskill was handed a 95-57 defeat on Saturday at Fleisher Center.

Next up:
Houston Baptist at Chicago State, Saturday, January 21
NJIT home to Texas-Pan American, Saturday, January 21

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