St. Francis NY Terriers vs Wagner Seahawks Betting Matchup Report
Wagner Seahawks vs St. Francis NY Terriers Odds
The St. Francis NY Terriers will try to cover the spread at Pope Center on Thursday when they get a visit from the Wagner Seahawks in NCAA basketball action.
St. Francis NY battles the Seahawks, currently sitting with a 15-10 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Terriers and 0-1 for the Seahawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Terriers at No. 229 and the Seahawks at No. 151 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-68 result in favor of the Seahawks.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. Francis NY's No. 110-ranked scoring average of 70 PPG, against a Seahawks defense rated No. 161 and allowing 65.8 PPG. The Terriers FG% has averaged 42.4% to date this season, less than the Seahawks shooters have managed so far (43.3% per game).
Defensively, Wagner features the nation's No. 103-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.5 points per game. St. Francis NY, meanwhile, comes in at No. 260 nationally in scoring at home.
Wagner was an 89-75 winner in its last match at home against Bryant. The Seahawks grabbed an 89-75 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Latif Rivers at Spiro Sports Center.
St. Francis NY lost its last outing, a 73-64 result against Monmouth on February 16. St. Francis NY suffered a 73-64 loss against Monmouth on Saturday, getting 20 points from Travis Nichols in a losing effort at Multipurpose Activity Center.
Wagner home to Long Island, Sunday, February 24
St. Francis NY at Mount St. Mary's, Saturday, February 23