Merrimack College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Saint Francis (PA) – February 4, 2023

Posted on February 4, 2023

The Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash (8-14, 5-4 NEC) will be attempting to end a three-game losing streak when hitting the road against the Merrimack Warriors (8-16, 6-4 NEC) on February 4, 2023 at Hammel Court.

The Warriors match up against the Red Flash in a game that Merrimack is currently a favorite by 4.5 points. The point total for the game is set at 130.5.

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Merrimack Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Saint Francis (PA)

  • When: Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET
  • Where: Hammel Court in North Andover, Massachusetts
  • How to Watch on TV: NEC
  • Spread Favorite: Merrimack -4.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Merrimack -204
  • Moneyline Underdog: Saint Francis (PA) +166
  • Over/Under: 130.5 points

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Merrimack Betting Trends

  • The Warriors have covered nine times in 22 chances against the spread this season.
  • Merrimack has been favored by 4.5 points or more once this season, and covered the spread.
  • The Warriors have been victorious in three of the seven contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Merrimack has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -204.
  • So far this season, five out of the Warriors’ 22 games have hit the over.
  • In five of 22 games this season, Merrimack and its opponents have gone over 130.5 points.
  • The average total in Warriors matchups this year is 122.0, 8.5 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Merrimack Top Performers

Jordan Minor 18 17.1 8.8 2.4 1.2 2.6 0.1
Ziggy Reid 24 12.5 3.9 1.1 1.2 0.8 1.3
Jordan Derkack 24 8.0 3.8 2.3 1.8 0.1 0.1
Javon Bennett 24 7.8 1.7 2.6 2.8 0.0 1.0
Devon Savage 23 5.4 2.5 0.6 1.4 0.4 1.5

Merrimack Season Stats

  • Merrimack is being outscored by 4.1 points per game with a -99 scoring differential overall. It puts up 58.9 points per game (359th in college basketball) and allows 63.0 per contest (29th in college basketball).
  • The Warriors lose the rebound battle by 10.5 boards on average. They record 25.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 364th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 36.4 per contest.
  • On offense, the Warriors are putting up 63.1 points per game this season in conference contests. As a comparison, their overall average (58.9 points per game) is 4.2 PPG lower.
  • Defensively, Merrimack is conceding 59.3 points per game this year in conference games. To compare, its overall average (63.0 points per game) is 3.7 PPG allowed higher.
  • In NEC action, the Warriors average the same number of three-pointers per game (6.7) as their season average. They have a better three-point percentage in conference contests (35.6%) compared to overall (30.0%).
  • Merrimack is scoring 61.4 points per game when playing at home. On the road, it is averaging 57.1 points per contest.
  • Defensively the Warriors have been better at home this year, giving up 56.6 points per game, compared to 66.8 in away games.

Merrimack Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/16/2023 Wagner L 62-57 Home -2.5
1/22/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) W 63-55 Away -3
1/26/2023 Cent. Conn. St. W 64-61 Away +1
1/28/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson L 78-71 Home -2
2/2/2023 LIU W 76-59 Home -14.5
2/4/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Home -4.5
2/9/2023 Stonehill Home
2/11/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Away
2/16/2023 Hartford Away
2/18/2023 Sacred Heart Away
2/23/2023 Cent. Conn. St. Home

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Saint Francis (PA) Betting Trends

  • Saint Francis (PA) has won seven games against the spread this season, while failing to cover or pushing 13 times.
  • The Red Flash have covered the spread twice when an underdog by 4.5 points or more this season (in nine opportunities).
  • Saint Francis (PA) has won one, or 7.7%, of the 13 games it has played as underdogs this season.
  • The Red Flash have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +166 moneyline set for this game.
  • So far this season, 12 out of Saint Francis (PA)’s 20 games with an over/under have gone over the point total.
  • The Red Flash have played 16 games this season that finished with a point total higher than 130.5 points.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has a 147.9-point average over/under in its matchups this season, 17.4 more points than this game’s total.

Saint Francis (PA) Top Performers

Josh Cohen 22 21.5 7.9 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Landon Moore 17 13.5 3.0 3.7 0.7 0.0 1.8
Maxwell Land 21 11.6 5.5 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.4
Ronell Giles Jr. 15 5.9 1.9 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.0
Brad McCabe 22 5.8 4.2 1.2 0.4 0.3 1.3

Saint Francis (PA) Season Stats

  • The Red Flash put up 73.3 points per game (151st in college basketball) while giving up 74.5 per contest (311th in college basketball). They have a -27 scoring differential and have been outscored by 1.2 points per game.
  • The 32.7 rebounds per game Saint Francis (PA) accumulates rank 225th in college basketball. Their opponents collect 33.2.
  • The Red Flash score more in conference action (73.7 points per game) than overall (73.3).
  • In conference play, Saint Francis (PA) is allowing fewer points (71.0 per game) than it is overall (74.5) in 2022-23.
  • The Red Flash drain more 3-pointers in NEC action (8.2 per game) than overall (7.9), and have a higher 3-point percentage in conference games (40.9%) than overall (37.8%).
  • At home Saint Francis (PA) is scoring 82.0 points per game, 15.9 more than it is averaging away (66.1).
  • The Red Flash are giving up fewer points at home (66.5 per game) than on the road (81.3).

Saint Francis (PA) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/16/2023 Sacred Heart L 54-51 Away +3
1/20/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) W 87-61 Home -5.5
1/26/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson L 87-82 Away +4.5
1/28/2023 Cent. Conn. St. L 88-74 Away +1.5
2/2/2023 Stonehill L 74-61 Away +1.5
2/4/2023 Merrimack Away +4.5
2/9/2023 Sacred Heart Home
2/11/2023 Merrimack Home
2/16/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) Away
2/18/2023 LIU Away
2/23/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson Home

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