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Penn State Nittany Lions vs Long Island Blackbirds in college hoops odds

Long Island BlackbirdsPenn State Nittany Lions
Nov 16, 7:00 PM | Bryce Jordan Center

Long Island Blackbirds vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds


The Nittany Lions hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Long Island Blackbirds pay a visit to Bryce Jordan Center on the college basketball betting menu.

The Nittany Lions sit at 2-0 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Blackbirds are currently 0-2 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Penn State is 0-0 OU, and Long Island is 0-0 OU.

View Long Island vs Penn State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Nittany Lions at No. 214 and the Blackbirds at No. 118 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 83-54 result in favor of the Nittany Lions.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Penn State's No. 218-ranked offense, averaging 66 PPG, against a Blackbirds defense that ranks No. 318 at 83 PPG. The Nittany Lions field goal percentage has averaged 40.2% so far, less than the Blackbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.

Defensively, Long Island features the nation's No. 306-rated defense on the road, allowing 83 points per game. Penn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 205 nationally in scoring at home.

Long Island was a 77-69 loser in its last match on the road against Old Dominion. Long Island suffered a 77-69 loss against Old Dominion on Monday, getting 15 points from Michael Culpo in a losing effort at Ted Constant Center.

Penn State was a 62-46 winner in their most recent outing at home against Radford. The Nittany Lions got a 20-point performance from Tim Frazier, who added 10 assists, as Penn State ran past Radford 62-46 on Monday at Bryce Jordan Center.

Penn State Nittany Lions Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Kentucky are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Blackbirds at Nittany Lions trends to consider:
Penn State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Penn State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Long Island at Radford, Saturday, November 19
Penn State at Kentucky, Saturday, November 19