NJIT Highlanders vs Army Black Knights Preview
Army Black Knights vs NJIT Highlanders Odds
NJIT will look to improve on its 4-4 record on Tuesday when they host Army in NCAA basketball odds action at Fleisher Center.
NJIT battles the Black Knights, currently sitting with a 4-4 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Highlanders and 0-0 for the Black Knights.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Highlanders sit at No. 3 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Black Knights sit at No. 202 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Highlanders will win this game 79-72.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature NJIT's No. 11-rated squad against Army's No. 68-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, NJIT rates No. 166 in the country with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 nationally with 8.8 per match.
Defensively, Army features the nation's No. 229-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.4 points per game. NJIT, meanwhile, comes in at No. 81 nationally in scoring at home.
Army lost its last outing, a 78-70 result against Penn State on December 8. Army suffered a 78-70 loss against Penn State on Saturday, getting 23 points from Ella Ellis in a losing effort at Bryce Jordan Center.
NJIT was a 68-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Seton Hall. The Highlanders endured a 68-59 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Tuesday, despite a 23-point effort from Chris Flores at Prudential Center.
Army home to Maine, Friday, December 14
NJIT home to North Carolina A&T, Thursday, December 13