St. Francis PA Red Flash home to Lehigh Mountain Hawks in NCAA Basketball betting action
Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs St. Francis PA Red Flash Odds
The St. Francis PA Red Flash will be trying to slam the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Saturday when the teams tip off at DeGol Arena in college betting action.
Supporters of the Mountain Hawks have watched them go 7-2 and 2-2 ATS on the year, while the Red Flash are at 0-7 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Red Flash are 0-0, while the Mountain Hawks have a 0-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Red Flash, most recently No. 346 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Mountain Hawks, who rate No. 161 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 81-60 victory for the Mountain Hawks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Francis PA's No. 296-ranked offense, averaging 60.6 PPG, against a Mountain Hawks defense that ranks No. 260 at 70.9 PPG. The Red Flash field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, less than the Mountain Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.2% per game.
Defensively, Lehigh features the nation's No. 308-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. St. Francis PA, meanwhile, comes in at No. 115 nationally in scoring at home.
Lehigh was an 81-63 winner in its last match at home against Fordham. Mackey McKnight scored 21 points leading the Mountain Hawks to an 81-63 victory over Fordham at Stabler Arena on Tuesday.
St. Francis PA lost its last outing, a 61-58 result against Lafayette on December 4. St. Francis PA got 19 points from Umar Shannon but lost anyway, 61-58, to Lafayette on Tuesday at Kirby Center.
Lehigh at North Texas, Thursday, December 20
St. Francis PA home to Bucknell, Monday, December 17