Wagner Seahawks vs Sacred Heart Pioneers Betting Matchup Report
Sacred Heart Pioneers vs Wagner Seahawks Odds
The Wagner Seahawks host Sacred Heart on Thursday, looking to build on their 11-8 mark against the 8-11 Pioneers in college hoops action at Spiro Sports Center.
The Seahawks currently sports a 11-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Pioneers are 8-11 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Seahawks produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Pioneers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Seahawks sit at No. 163 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pioneers sit at No. 283 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Seahawks will win this game 66-61.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Wagner's No. 299 nationally ranked offense (61.4 points per game) against a Pioneers defense that sits as the No. 329 at 75.2 PPG. The Seahawks have been averaging 41.2% from the field, less than the Pioneers have managed so far this season (44.1% on average).
Defensively, Sacred Heart features the nation's No. 287-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.1 points per game. Wagner, meanwhile, comes in at No. 318 nationally in scoring at home.
Sacred Heart won its last outing, an 82-68 result against Monmouth on January 26. Shane Gibson poured in a team-high 33 points for Sacred Heart on Saturday, as they defeated Monmouth 82-68 at Pitt Center.
Last time out for Wagner, they were an 81-56 winner as they battled St. Francis PA on the road. The battle between the Seahawks and Red Flash didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as St. Francis PA was handed an 81-56 defeat on Saturday at DeGol Arena.
Sacred Heart at Mount St. Mary's, Saturday, February 2
Wagner home to Quinnipiac, Saturday, February 2