Saint Francis (BKN) College Basketball Betting Line Vs. LIU – January 28, 2023

Posted on January 28, 2023

NEC opponents square off when the Saint Francis (BKN) Terriers (10-11, 3-5 NEC) host the Long Island Sharks (3-18, 1-8 NEC) at Pope Physical Education Center, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 28, 2023.

Saturday’s matchup between the Terriers and the Sharks features the Terriers as healthy 8-point favorites. The over/under is 138.5 points for the game.

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Saint Francis (BKN) Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. LIU

  • When: Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Pope Physical Education Center in Brooklyn, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: NEC
  • Spread Favorite: Saint Francis (BKN) -8
  • Moneyline Favorite: Saint Francis (BKN) -373
  • Moneyline Underdog: LIU +283
  • Over/Under: 138.5 points

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Saint Francis (BKN) Betting Trends

  • The Terriers have compiled a 10-9-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Saint Francis (BKN) has been favored by 8 points or more this season once, and failed to cover the spread.
  • The Terriers have been victorious in five of the six contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Saint Francis (BKN) has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -373.
  • Terriers games have gone over the point total five out of 19 times this season.
  • In five games this season, Saint Francis (BKN) and its opponents have gone over 138.5 total points.
  • The average total in Terriers games this season is 133.6, 4.9 points fewer than this matchup’s over/under.

Saint Francis (BKN) Top Performers

Rob Higgins 14 11.4 2.4 3.6 1.3 0.1 1.4
Larry Moreno 18 10.6 2.5 2.3 1.3 0.4 1.6
Tedrick Wilcox Jr. 20 10.5 3.7 1.9 1.1 0.4 1.7
Zion Bethea 21 9.0 3.5 1.4 1.1 0.4 0.8
Josiah Harris 20 7.7 7.7 0.9 0.8 1.3 0.2

Saint Francis (BKN) Season Stats

  • Saint Francis (BKN) has a -62 scoring differential, falling short by 3.0 points per game. It is putting up 65.3 points per game to rank 328th in college basketball and is allowing 68.3 per contest to rank 156th in college basketball.
  • The 31.9 rebounds per game the Terriers average rank 271st in the nation, and are 1.1 fewer than the 33.0 their opponents pull down per contest.
  • The Terriers are posting 62.3 points per game this year in conference action, which is 3 fewer points per game than their overall average (65.3).
  • With 70.8 points per game allowed in NEC tilts, Saint Francis (BKN) is surrendering 2.5 more points per game in conference games compared to its overall average (68.3 PPG allowed).
  • With 6.3 treys per game in NEC matchups this season, the Terriers are draining 0.1 fewer threes per game in conference games compared to their season average (6.4 per game). That said, they are draining a higher percentage of their shots from three-point land in conference matchups (37.9%) compared to overall (34.5%).
  • Saint Francis (BKN) averages 72.4 points per game in home games, compared to 58.9 points per game on the road, a difference of 13.5 points per contest.
  • The Terriers are giving up 65.7 points per game this year at home, which is 4.9 fewer points than they’re allowing in away games (70.6).

Saint Francis (BKN) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/14/2023 Sacred Heart W 82-79 Home +1
1/16/2023 LIU W 73-66 Away -3.5
1/20/2023 Saint Francis (PA) L 87-61 Away +5.5
1/22/2023 Merrimack L 63-55 Home +3
1/26/2023 Wagner W 65-56 Away +10
1/28/2023 LIU Home -8
2/2/2023 Cent. Conn. St. Home
2/4/2023 Stonehill Home
2/9/2023 Wagner Home
2/11/2023 Stonehill Away
2/16/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Home

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LIU Betting Trends

  • LIU has covered five times in 19 matchups with a spread this season.
  • The Sharks have an ATS record of 5-8-1 when playing as at least 8-point underdogs this season.
  • This season, LIU has been the underdog 18 times and won one of those games.
  • The Sharks have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +283.
  • LIU and its opponents have combined to go over the point total seven out of 19 times this year.
  • The Sharks and their opponents have combined to score more than 138.5 points in 12 of 19 games this season.
  • The average over/under for LIU’s outings this season is 148.1, 9.6 more points than this game’s point total.

LIU Top Performers

Marko Maletic 19 17.3 3.2 1.1 0.5 0.1 3.2
Andre Washington 11 13.0 2.3 2.8 2.0 0.4 0.9
Jacob Johnson 21 11.3 5.8 2.1 1.4 0.5 0.2
R.J. Greene 21 7.7 3.2 3.5 1.1 0.3 0.2
Quion Burns 19 7.6 4.8 1.5 0.7 0.5 1.1

LIU Season Stats

  • The Sharks have been outscored by 13.3 points per game (posting 67.4 points per game, 293rd in college basketball, while giving up 80.7 per outing, 358th in college basketball) and have a -280 scoring differential.
  • LIU loses the rebound battle by 4.1 boards on average. It records 32.6 rebounds per game, 241st in college basketball, while its opponents grab 36.7.
  • In NEC action, the Sharks have averaged 2 fewer points (65.4) than overall (67.4) in 2022-23.
  • In conference action, LIU is conceding fewer points (76.8 per game) than it is overall (80.7) in 2022-23.
  • In NEC play, the Sharks sink fewer treys (4.9 per game) than they do overall (5.4), and their percentage from beyond the arc (33.6%) is lower than for the whole season (33.9%).
  • In 2022-23 LIU is averaging 4.0 more points per game at home (70.3) than away (66.3).
  • In 2022-23 the Sharks are giving up 23.0 fewer points per game at home (69.0) than on the road (92.0).

LIU Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/14/2023 Saint Francis (PA) L 87-68 Away +11
1/16/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) L 73-66 Home +3.5
1/20/2023 Stonehill L 73-66 Home +6
1/22/2023 Cent. Conn. St. L 58-42 Home +6
1/26/2023 Sacred Heart W 74-70 Away +12.5
1/28/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) Away +8
2/2/2023 Merrimack Away
2/9/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson Home
2/11/2023 Wagner Away
2/16/2023 Stonehill Away
2/18/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Home

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