New Hampshire Wildcats vs NJIT Highlanders Odds
Fleisher Center will host NJIT Highlanders vs. New Hampshire Wildcats action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
NJIT battles the Wildcats, currently sitting with a 2-1 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Highlanders and 0-0 for the Wildcats.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 149 (Highlanders) and the No. 246 (Wildcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 81-77 result in favor of the Wildcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits NJIT's No. 147-ranked offense, averaging 71 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 103 at 61.7 PPG. The Highlanders field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 45% per game.
Defensively, New Hampshire features the nation's No. 151-rated defense on the road, allowing 67 points per game. NJIT, meanwhile, comes in at No. 147 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for New Hampshire, they were a 76-64 loser as they battled Bryant on the road. Chris Pelcher scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Wildcats to a win (they lost 76-64 to Bryant at Chace Athletic Center on Saturday).
NJIT was a 77-74 loser in their most recent outing on the road against South Carolina State. NJIT suffered a 77-74 loss against South Carolina State on Sunday, getting 20 points from Ryan Woods in a losing effort at SHM Memorial Center.
New Hampshire at Holy Cross, Saturday, November 24
NJIT home to South Carolina State, Saturday, November 24