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NJIT Highlanders vs Houston Baptist Huskies Preview

Houston Baptist HuskiesNJIT Highlanders
March 10, 5:30 PM | McKay Center

Houston Baptist Huskies vs NJIT Highlanders Odds

4-25TEAM RECORD15-14

The Highlanders will try to cover the spread at McKay Center on Thursday when they get a visit from the Houston Baptist Huskies in college basketball action.

The game is being played at McKay Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

The Highlanders bring a 15-14 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-25 Huskies, who are 2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed NJIT go 0-0 so far and the Huskies go 0-3.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 309-rated Houston Baptist taking on the No. 224-rated Highlanders in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-61 win for the Highlanders on Thursday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature NJIT's No. 111-rated squad against Houston Baptist's No. 177-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, NJIT rates No. 76 in the country with 7.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 205 nationally with 5.9 per match.

Defensively, Houston Baptist features the nation's No. 328-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.3 points per game. NJIT, meanwhile, comes in at No. 96 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Houston Baptist was a 96-87 loser at home against South Dakota. Andrew Gonzalez scored 26 points for Houston Baptist on Saturday, but the Coyotes managed a 96-87 victory over the Huskies at Sharp Gym.

NJIT was a 78-46 winner in their most recent outing at home against Chicago State. NJIT cruised to victory on Saturday, running Chicago State out of the gym and running up a 78-46 score at Fleisher Center.