Saint Francis (PA) College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Sacred Heart – February 9, 2023

Posted on February 9, 2023

The Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash (8-15, NEC) will be looking to continue a five-game home winning run when taking on the Sacred Heart Pioneers (13-13, NEC) on February 9, 2023 at DeGol Arena.

The Red Flash are currently slim 0.5-point favorites against the Pioneers. The over/under is 149.5 points for the matchup.

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

  • When: Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET
  • Where: DeGol Arena in Loretto, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPNU
  • Spread Favorite: Saint Francis (PA) -0.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Saint Francis (PA) -110
  • Moneyline Underdog: Sacred Heart -111
  • Over/Under: 149.5 points

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Saint Francis (PA) Betting Trends

  • The Red Flash have put together an 8-12-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has covered the spread four times this season (4-3 ATS) when playing as at least 0.5-point favorites.
  • The Red Flash have been victorious in five of the seven contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Saint Francis (PA) has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -110.
  • Red Flash games have gone over the point total 13 out of 21 times this season.
  • Saint Francis (PA)’s 21 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 149.5 points 11 times.
  • The average point total in Red Flash contests this year is 147.3, 2.2 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Saint Francis (PA) Top Performers

Josh Cohen 23 21.3 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 22 11.7 5.6 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.5
Brad McCabe 23 6.2 4.4 1.1 0.4 0.3 1.4
Ronell Giles Jr. 16 6.1 2.1 1.8 0.7 0.1 0.9

Saint Francis (PA) Season Stats

  • Saint Francis (PA) has a -31 scoring differential, falling short by 1.3 points per game. It is putting up 73.0 points per game to rank 153rd in college basketball and is giving up 74.3 per outing to rank 302nd in college basketball.
  • The 32.9 rebounds per game the Red Flash average rank 205th in the nation. Their opponents collect 33.0 per outing.
  • The Red Flash are tallying 72.9 points per game this year in conference games, which is 0.1 fewer points per game than their season average (73.0).
  • Defensively, Saint Francis (PA) is giving up 70.9 points per game this year in conference games. To compare, its season average (74.3 points per game) is 3.4 PPG allowed higher.
  • When it comes to three-pointers, the Red Flash’s offense has been more effective in NEC games this season, hitting 8.2 three-pointers per contest and connecting on 40.6% of their shots from beyond the arc, compared to their overall average of 7.9 threes per game with a 37.8% three-point percentage.
  • Offensively Saint Francis (PA) has played better when playing at home this year, posting 82.0 points per game, compared to 66.1 per game when playing on the road.
  • The Red Flash allow 66.5 points per game at home this year, compared to 80.4 in road games.

Saint Francis (PA) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
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 L 70-66 Away +4.5
2/9/2023 Sacred Heart Home -0.5
2/11/2023 Merrimack Home
2/16/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) Away
2/18/2023 LIU Away
2/23/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson Home
2/25/2023 Wagner Home

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Sacred Heart Betting Trends

  • Sacred Heart has won 10 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover or pushing 14 times.
  • The Pioneers have an ATS record of 6-6 when playing as at least 0.5-point underdogs this season.
  • Sacred Heart has been underdogs in 12 games this season and won four (33.3%) of those contests.
  • The Pioneers have not been a bigger underdog this season than the -111 moneyline set for this game.
  • So far this season, nine out of Sacred Heart’s 24 games with an over/under have gone over the point total.
  • The Pioneers and their opponents have combined to score more than 149.5 points in six of 24 games this season.
  • The average total for Sacred Heart’s games this season is 142.5 points, 7.0 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Sacred Heart Top Performers

Nico Galette 26 15.8 6.9 2.0 1.9 1.1 1.2
Aidan Carpenter 1 15.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Joey Reilly 26 11.5 1.5 2.2 1.4 0.0 1.9
Raheem Solomon 26 11.1 3.2 0.9 1.3 0.4 1.5
Bryce Johnson 26 9.9 8.1 2.0 0.9 0.3 0.3

Sacred Heart Season Stats

  • The Pioneers have a -9 scoring differential, putting up 71.1 points per game (186th in college basketball) and conceding 71.4 (234th in college basketball).
  • Sacred Heart loses the rebound battle by 1.5 boards on average. It collects 33.8 rebounds per game, 146th in college basketball, while its opponents grab 35.3.
  • The Pioneers have averaged 0.3 more points in NEC action (71.4) than overall (71.1).
  • In conference action, Sacred Heart is conceding fewer points (68.7 per game) than it is overall (71.4) in 2022-23.
  • The Pioneers sink fewer 3-pointers in NEC action (6.5 per game) than overall (7.2), and have a lower 3-point percentage in conference games (30.5%) than overall (31.1%).
  • Sacred Heart is scoring more points at home (72.7 per game) than on the road (69.9).
  • In 2022-23 the Pioneers are conceding 5.3 fewer points per game at home (68.4) than away (73.7).

Sacred Heart Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/22/2023 Wagner L 68-58 Away +4.5
1/26/2023 LIU L 74-70 Home -12.5
1/28/2023 Stonehill L 82-81 Away +1.5
2/2/2023 Wagner W 65-56 Home -2.5
2/4/2023 Cent. Conn. St. W 78-65 Home -3.5
2/9/2023 Saint Francis (PA) Away +0.5
2/16/2023 Fairleigh Dickinson Home
2/18/2023 Merrimack Home
2/23/2023 Saint Francis (BKN) Home
2/25/2023 Cent. Conn. St. Away

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