NJIT Highlanders visit South Carolina State Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
NJIT Highlanders vs South Carolina State Bulldogs Odds
The South Carolina State Bulldogs will hit the floor running against the visiting NJIT Highlanders Sunday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Bulldogs sit at 2-1 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Highlanders are currently 1-1 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? South Carolina State is 0-0 OU, and NJIT is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 317-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 149-rated Highlanders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-79 win for the Highlanders on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Carolina State's No. 78-ranked offense, averaging 77.3 PPG, against a Highlanders defense that ranks No. 33 at 53.5 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 49.4% so far, more than the Highlanders marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, NJIT owns the country's No. 149-rated mark, allowing 64 points per game on the highway. South Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 133 in scoring at home.
NJIT was a 76-43 winner in its last match at home against Eastern Nazarene. NJIT cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Eastern Nazarene out of the gym and running up a 76-43 score at Fleisher Center.
In their last action, South Carolina State was an 86-66 winner at home against Webber College. The battle between the Bulldogs and Warriors didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Webber College was handed an 86-66 defeat on Thursday at SHM Memorial Center.
NJIT home to New Hampshire, Wednesday, November 21
South Carolina State home to Albany, Tuesday, November 20