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Wolverines visit NJIT Highlanders in college basketball clash

Utah Valley WolverinesNJIT Highlanders
March 3, 7:30 PM | Fleisher Center

Utah Valley Wolverines vs NJIT Highlanders Odds

18-10TEAM RECORD14-13

The NJIT Highlanders will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Utah Valley Wolverines at Fleisher Center on Thursday in NCAAB play.

Supporters of the Wolverines have watched them go 18-10 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Highlanders are at 14-13 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Highlanders are 0-0, while the Wolverines have a 0-0 mark.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 248-rated Highlanders and the No. 98-ranked Wolverines, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 79-70 result in favor of the Wolverines.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wolverines rank No. 11 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.8 per game. That compares with NJIT’s No. 137 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where NJIT is college basketball's No. 91-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Wolverines rate No. 120 with 6.6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Utah Valley owns the country's No. 300-rated mark, allowing 77.2 points per game on the highway. NJIT, on the other hand, rates No. 76 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Utah Valley, they were a 67-62 winner as they battled Houston Baptist at home. Utah Valley got 22 points and 11 rebounds from Ben Aird en route to a 67-62 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday at McKay Center.

NJIT was a 59-52 winner in its last match on the road against North Dakota. NJIT earned a 59-52 victory over North Dakota on Saturday, getting 13 points from Lamar Kearse at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

Next up:
NJIT home to Chicago State, Saturday, March 5

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