NJIT Highlanders visit New Orleans Privateers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
NJIT Highlanders vs New Orleans Privateers Odds
New Orleans will look to improve on its 4-12 record on Monday when they host NJIT in NCAA basketball odds action at UNO Lakefront Arena.
New Orleans battles the Highlanders, currently sitting with a 9-9 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Privateers and 0-0 for the Highlanders.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 280-ranked Privateers and the No. 89-rated Highlanders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 74-61 win for the Highlanders on Monday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature New Orleans's No. 246-rated squad against NJIT's No. 16-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, New Orleans rates No. 343 in the country with 3.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 145 nationally with 6.4 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, NJIT owns the country's No. 112-rated mark, allowing 66.8 points per game on the highway. New Orleans, on the other hand, rates No. 102 in scoring at home.
NJIT was a 54-53 loser in their most recent outing at home against Pennsylvania. NJIT suffered a 54-53 loss against Pennsylvania on Thursday, getting 22 points from Chris Flores in a losing effort at Fleisher Center.
New Orleans was a 95-71 loser in its last match on the road against Rice. New Orleans was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Rice and falling by a 95-71 score at Autry Court.
NJIT home to Texas-Pan American, Saturday, January 26
New Orleans at Air Force, Wednesday, January 23