Long Island Blackbirds vs Saint Peter's Peacocks Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Blackbirds of Long Island hit the hard court against the Peacocks of Saint Peter's.
The Peacocks bring a 4-5 record (3-1-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-4 Blackbirds, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Saint Peter's go 0-1-1 so far and the Blackbirds go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Peacocks, most recently No. 279 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Blackbirds, who rate No. 277 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-67 victory for the Blackbirds.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Saint Peter's's No. 298-ranked offense, averaging 61 PPG, against a Blackbirds defense that ranks No. 334 at 77 PPG. The Peacocks field goal percentage has averaged 41.7% so far, less than the Blackbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.7% per game.
Defensively, Long Island features the nation's No. 348-rated defense on the road, allowing 90.8 points per game. Saint Peter's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 309 nationally in scoring at home.
Long Island was a 75-48 winner in its last match at home against Manhattan. The Blackbirds blew out Manhattan on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 75-48 win at Wellness Center.
In their last action, Saint Peter's was a 61-55 loser at home against Loyola. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Peacocks endured a 61-55 loss at the hands of the Greyhounds on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Desi Washington at Izod Center.
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Loyola of Chicago are 2-1
After playing Loyola are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
A few Blackbirds at Peacocks trends to consider:
Saint Peter's is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Long Island
Saint Peter's is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Saint Peter's is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games at home
Long Island at Seton Hall, Saturday, December 22
Saint Peter's home to Loyola of Chicago, Saturday, December 22