NJIT Highlanders vs Texas-Pan American Broncs Preview
Texas-Pan American Broncs vs NJIT Highlanders Odds
Fleisher Center will host NJIT Highlanders vs. Texas-Pan American Broncs action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Highlanders are 9-10 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Broncs, meanwhile, are 10-10 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen NJIT go 0-0 and the Broncs go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Highlanders, most recently No. 122 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Broncs, who rate No. 310 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-66 victory for the Highlanders.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Broncs is ranked No. 253 in NCAA hoops at 33.2 per game. Contrast that with NJIT’s No. 12 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, NJIT is the No. 134-ranked team in the country at 6.5 per game, while Texas-Pan American rates No. 89 at 7 per game.
Defensively, Texas-Pan American features the nation's No. 282-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.4 points per game. NJIT, meanwhile, comes in at No. 94 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Texas-Pan American was a 62-60 winner at home against Utah Valley. Ruben Cabrera scored 19 points leading the Broncs to a 62-60 victory over Utah Valley at UTPA Fieldhouse on Saturday.
NJIT lost its last outing, a 96-94 result against New Orleans on January 21. NJIT suffered a 96-94 loss against New Orleans on Monday, getting 24 points from Ryan Woods in a losing effort at UNO Lakefront Arena.
Texas-Pan American home to OK Panhandle State, Tuesday, January 29
NJIT home to Fisher, Wednesday, January 30