NJIT Highlanders home to South Carolina State Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball betting action
South Carolina State Bulldogs vs NJIT Highlanders Odds
The NJIT Highlanders will try to cover the spread at Fleisher Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the South Carolina State Bulldogs in NCAA basketball action.
NJIT will face the 3-2 Bulldogs, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Highlanders are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulldogs are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Highlanders sit at No. 149 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bulldogs sit at No. 317 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Highlanders will win this game 77-72.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features NJIT's No. 141-ranked scoring average of 70.5 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 253 and allowing 70.4 PPG. The Highlanders FG% has averaged 42.8% to date this season, less than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (45.3% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Carolina State owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. NJIT, on the other hand, rates No. 183 in scoring at home.
South Carolina State lost its last outing, an 83-55 result against Albany on November 20. South Carolina State was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Albany and falling by an 83-55 score at SHM Memorial Center.
In their last action, NJIT was a 69-67 winner at home against New Hampshire. NJIT earned a 69-67 victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Chris Flores at Fleisher Center.
South Carolina State home to Jacksonville, Wednesday, November 28
NJIT home to Lyndon State, Tuesday, November 27