St. Francis PA Red Flash visit Long Island Blackbirds in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
St. Francis PA Red Flash vs Long Island Blackbirds Odds
St. Francis PA travels to Long Island on Thursday, hoping to boost its 1-18 record with a victory over the Blackbirds.
Long Island will face the 1-18 Red Flash, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Blackbirds are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Red Flash are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 346-rated St. Francis PA taking on the No. 296-rated Blackbirds in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-60 win for the Blackbirds on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Red Flash is ranked No. 328 in NCAA hoops at 30.3 per game. Contrast that with Long Island’s No. 204 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Long Island is the No. 63-ranked team in the country at 7.4 per game, while St. Francis PA rates No. 123 at 6.6 per game.
Defensively, St. Francis PA features the nation's No. 204-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.9 points per game. Long Island, meanwhile, comes in at No. 60 nationally in scoring at home.
St. Francis PA was an 81-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Wagner. St. Francis PA was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Wagner and falling by an 81-56 score at DeGol Arena.
Last time out for Long Island, they were a 79-78 winner as they battled Bryant on the road. Long Island got 19 points from Jamal Olasewere en route to a 79-78 victory over Bryant on Saturday at Chace Athletic Center.
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