Long Island Blackbirds vs St. Francis NY Terriers Odds
Long Island pays a visit to St. Francis NY on Thursday, hoping to send the Terriers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Pope Center.
The Terriers sport records of 8-9 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Blackbirds have 8-10 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Terriers and 0-0 for the Blackbirds.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 210 (Terriers) and the No. 300 (Blackbirds) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-73 result in favor of the Terriers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Francis NY has the nation's No. 130-rated offensive output, at 69.4 PPG. The visiting Blackbirds defense ranks No. 344 allowing on average 77.8 PPG. The Terriers FG% has averaged 42.5% so far, less than the Blackbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.8% per game.
Defensively, Long Island features the nation's No. 348-rated defense on the road, allowing 84.7 points per game. St. Francis NY, meanwhile, comes in at No. 266 nationally in scoring at home.
Long Island was a 75-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against Monmouth. Long Island earned a 75-65 victory over Monmouth on Saturday, getting 16 points from C.J. Garner at Wellness Center.
St. Francis NY was a 70-51 winner in their most recent outing at home against Fairleigh Dickinson. Travis Nichols scored 15 points leading the Terriers to a 70-51 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson at Pope Center on Saturday.
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