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NJIT Highlanders vs Colgate Red Raiders Betting Preview

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Feb 1, 7:00 PM | Fleisher Center

Colgate Red Raiders vs NJIT Highlanders Odds


A key college battle sees the visiting Red Raiders travelling to NJIT Wednesday to take on the Highlanders on Wednesday.

The Highlanders are 9-11 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Red Raiders, meanwhile, are 6-15 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen NJIT go 0-0 and the Red Raiders go 0-0 on the totals.

View Colgate vs NJIT Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Highlanders sit at No. 134 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Raiders sit at No. 331 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Highlanders will win this game 69-57.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and NJIT has the nation's No. 184-rated offensive output, at 67.6 PPG. The visiting Red Raiders defense ranks No. 318 allowing on average 74.6 PPG. The Highlanders FG% has averaged 41.9% so far, less than the Red Raiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.

Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 323-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.4 points per game. NJIT, meanwhile, comes in at No. 44 nationally in scoring at home.

Colgate lost its last outing, a 76-60 result against Holy Cross on January 28. The Red Raiders endured a 76-60 loss at the hands of the Crusaders on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Mitch Rolls at Hart Recreation Center.

NJIT was an 81-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Utah Valley. NJIT was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Utah Valley and falling by an 81-58 score at UCCU Center.

Next up:
Colgate home to American, Saturday, February 4
NJIT at Chicago State, Saturday, February 4