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Wagner vs St. Francis Brooklyn Pick & Preview: Thursday, February 9th Betting Odds
Seahawks vs Terriers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Wagner Seahawks at St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers
- Where: Brooklyn at Pope Physical Education Center
- Date: Thursday, February 9th
- Betting Odds: Wagner -2.5, WAG -149 | STF +121 O/U 122.5
Wagner heads into this matchup having played 21 games and have an overall record sitting at 12-9. On the road, the Seahawks will be playing their 12th game of the season, having gone 6-6. So far, the Seahawks have been favored 9 times, going 6-3 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Wagner as -2.5 point favorites.
Wagner’s leading scorer this season is DeLonnie Hunt, who is averaging 11.48 points per contest. So far, Hunt has accounted for 17.67% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.38 rebounds per game and 3.14 assists. Brandon Brown is the second leading scorer for the Seahawks, averaging 9.43 points per game. Between him and Brown, they are accounting for 32.2% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Wagner is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.4 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 21 games, they have only hit 27.9% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 30.72% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
St. Francis Brooklyn will take the floor against the Seahawks with an overall record of 12-12. So far this season, St. Francis Brooklyn has played 13 games at home, sitting with a record of 9-4. For the season, St. Francis Brooklyn has been the underdog in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 4-11. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Terriers being +2.5 point underdogs.
St. Francis Brooklyn will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Tedrick Wilcox Jr. who is averaging 11.17 points per game for the Terriers. Jr. is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Terriers’ offensive game plan is the play of Zion Bethea who has hit 42.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 9.83 points per game.
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: Wagner Seahawks -2.5
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Wagner Seahawks to pick up the win and cover the spread as -2.5 point betting favorites. Although Wagner as a team is just 130th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Terriers’ defense. At -2.5 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Seahawks to come out on top and cover.