Check out our free Sacred Heart vs St. Francis Brooklyn pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Brooklyn. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Sacred Heart vs St. Francis Brooklyn Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds
Pioneers vs Terriers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Sacred Heart Pioneers at St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers
- Where: Brooklyn at Pope Physical Education Center
- Date: Saturday, January 14th
- Betting Odds: Sacred Heart -1, SACRED -119 | STF -104 O/U 136.5
Sacred Heart heads into this matchup having played 18 games and have an overall record sitting at 9-9. On the road, the Pioneers will be playing their 11th game of the season, having gone 5-6. This season, Sacred Heart has been favored to win in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 5-2. For today’s contest, Sacred Heart has a betting line set -1 points in their favor.
Sacred Heart’s leading scorer this season is Nico Galette, who is averaging 15.72 points per contest. So far, Galette has accounted for 22.01% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 6.94 rebounds per game and 1.56 assists. Raheem Solomon is the second leading scorer for the Pioneers, averaging 11.56 points per game. Between him and Solomon, they are accounting for 38.2% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Sacred Heart this season, as they are currently ranked 157th in college basketball at 72.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Pioneers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.3%, placing them 226th in the NCAA.
St. Francis Brooklyn heads into this matchup having played 16 games and have an overall record sitting at 7-9. Currently, the Terriers have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 6-2. So far, the Terriers have been the underdog 9 times, going 1-8 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.
St. Francis Brooklyn’s leading scorer this season is Rob Higgins, who is averaging 11.43 points per contest. So far, Higgins has accounted for 15.47% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.36 rebounds per game and 3.64 assists. Larry Moreno is the second leading scorer for the Terriers, averaging 10.53 points per game. Between him and Moreno, they are accounting for 30.8% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for St. Francis Brooklyn this season, as they are currently ranked 320th in college basketball at 67.2 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Terriers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.3%, placing them 398th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Sacred Heart Pioneers -1
If you’re looking to get a wager down on today’s matchup between the Sacred Heart Pioneers and St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers, there are two major reasons we like Sacred Heart to win and cover. Not only have the Pioneers been excellent vs the spread on the road, going 5-4 over their last 10 road games, they also have the edge in 3-point shooting. So far, the Sacred Heart’s offense is averaging 8.07 made 3’s per game, placing them well above the NCAA average. Look for their advantage from beyond the arc to carry them to both a straight up and ATS win as -1 point favorites.
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