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Spartans visit St. Francis NY Terriers in college basketball clash

Norfolk State SpartansSt. Francis NY Terriers
Dec 23, 2:00 PM | Pope Center

Norfolk State Spartans vs St. Francis NY Terriers Odds


The Norfolk State Spartans will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Terriers in St. Francis NY at Pope Center on Friday in college basketball action.

This season, the Terriers are 3-7 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Spartans are 8-5 and 3-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, St. Francis NY boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Norfolk State is 0-3.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 280-rated Terriers and the No. 81-ranked Spartans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 64-60 result in favor of the Spartans.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spartans rank No. 149 in NCAA Division 1 with 36 per game. That compares with St. Francis NY’s No. 167 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where St. Francis NY is college basketball's No. 56-ranked team at 7.9 per game, while the Spartans rate No. 286 with 4.8 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Norfolk State owns the country's No. 125-rated mark, allowing 68.3 points per game on the highway. St. Francis NY, on the other hand, rates No. 298 in scoring at home.

Norfolk State won its last outing, a 72-70 result against Toledo on December 20. Norfolk State got 17 points from Pendarvis Williams en route to a 72-70 victory over Toledo on Tuesday at Savage Arena.

St. Francis NY lost its last outing, a 76-64 result against Albany on December 19. St. Francis NY suffered a 76-64 loss against Albany on Monday, getting 23 points from Travis Nichols in a losing effort at Pope Center.

Next up:
Norfolk State at Navy, Sunday, January 1
St. Francis NY home to Brown, Thursday, December 29