Saint Francis (PA) College Basketball Betting Line Vs. LIU – February 18, 2023

Posted on February 18, 2023

The Long Island Sharks (3-23, 1-13 NEC) welcome in the Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash (10-16, 7-6 NEC) after dropping six straight home games.

Saint Francis (PA) is a strong 7.5-point favorite against LIU when the Red Flash play the Sharks on Saturday. A 151-point total has been set for the matchup.

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

  • When: Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET
  • Where: Steinberg Wellness Center in Brooklyn, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: NEC
  • Spread Favorite: Saint Francis (PA) -7.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Saint Francis (PA) -342
  • Moneyline Underdog: LIU +266
  • Over/Under: 151 points

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Saint Francis (PA) Betting Trends

  • The Red Flash have put together a 10-13-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has won each of its two games this season when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.
  • The Red Flash have won in five of the seven contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -342.
  • A total of 15 out of the Red Flash’s 24 games this season have hit the over.
  • Saint Francis (PA) and its opponents have gone over 151 combined points in 12 of 24 games this season.
  • The average point total in Red Flash games this season is 147.0, 4.0 points fewer than this matchup’s over/under.

Saint Francis (PA) Top Performers

Josh Cohen 26 21.7 8.2 2.3 0.9 0.8 0.0
Landon Moore 17 13.5 3.0 3.7 0.7 0.0 1.8
Maxwell Land 25 11.9 5.8 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.5
Brad McCabe 26 6.3 4.3 1.2 0.3 0.3 1.4
Ronell Giles Jr. 19 6.3 2.1 1.9 0.6 0.2 1.1

Saint Francis (PA) Season Stats

  • Saint Francis (PA) averages 73.0 points per game (152nd in college basketball) while allowing 74.0 per contest (298th in college basketball). It has a -28 scoring differential overall.
  • The 33.0 rebounds per game the Red Flash average rank 184th in the nation. Their opponents record 32.9 per outing.
  • The Red Flash’s offense has been worse in NEC games this year, putting up 72.8 points per contest, compared to their season average of 73.0 PPG.
  • In conference contests, Saint Francis (PA) concedes fewer points per contest (71.1) than its overall average (74.0).
  • In terms of three-pointers, the Red Flash’s offense has been more effective in NEC matchups this year, draining 8.0 treys per contest and connecting on 40.3% of their shots from beyond the arc, compared to their overall average of 7.8 threes per game with a 37.9% three-point percentage.
  • Saint Francis (PA) posts 80.5 points per game when playing at home, compared to 66.5 points per game on the road, a difference of 14.0 points per contest.
  • In 2022-23, the Red Flash are ceding 68.0 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are allowing 79.2.

Saint Francis (PA) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/2/2023 Stonehill L 74-61 Away +1.5
2/4/2023 Merrimack L 70-66 Away +4.5
2/9/2023 Sacred Heart W 78-76 Home -0.5
2/11/2023 Merrimack L 75-68 Home +1.5
2/16/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) W 72-64 Away +1.5
2/18/2023 LIU Away -7.5
2/23/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson Home
2/25/2023 Wagner Home

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LIU Betting Trends

  • LIU has covered seven times in 24 matchups with a spread this season.
  • The Sharks are 7-11-1 ATS this year when playing as at least 7.5-point underdogs.
  • This season, LIU has won one out of the 23 games, or 4.3%, in which it has been the underdog.
  • The Sharks have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +266 moneyline set for this game.
  • In LIU’s 24 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total nine times.
  • Sharks games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 151 points in seven of 24 outings.
  • The average total for LIU’s games this season is 145.1 points, 5.9 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

LIU Top Performers

Marko Maletic 24 15.9 3.1 1.0 0.5 0.1 2.9
Jacob Johnson 26 10.3 5.7 1.8 1.3 0.5 0.2
Andre Washington 16 10.3 2.1 2.7 1.6 0.3 0.8
R.J. Greene 24 8.5 3.9 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 a -337 scoring differential, falling short by 12.9 points per game. They’re putting up 66.1 points per game, 317th in college basketball, and are allowing 79.0 per contest to rank 354th in college basketball.
  • LIU grabs 32.4 rebounds per game (226th in college basketball) while allowing 36.0 per contest to opponents. It is outrebounded by 3.6 boards per game.
  • The Sharks score fewer points in conference action (63.7 per game) than overall (66.1).
  • LIU concedes fewer points in conference play (75.1 per game) than overall (79.0).
  • From beyond the arc, the Sharks are draining 4.5 treys in conference games (compared to 5.1 for the season), and shooting 33.7% in conference (versus 33.9% overall).
  • LIU scores 71.2 points per game at home, and 63.4 away.
  • The Sharks give up 70.1 points per game at home, and 85.7 away.

LIU Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/28/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) L 71-59 Away +8
2/2/2023 Merrimack L 76-59 Away +14.5
2/9/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson L 80-79 Home +12
2/11/2023 Wagner L 58-46 Away +14
2/16/2023 Stonehill L 75-60 Away +12.5
2/18/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Home +7.5
2/25/2023 Merrimack Home

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