Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Mount St. Mary's - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (14-18) at Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (16-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Rothman Center)
The Line: Fairleigh Dickinson Knights -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights and the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers face off on Saturday in Northeast Conference college basketball tournament semi-final action.
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are 16-14 this season and they have won their last three games. FDU is averaging 76.4 points per game and they are shooting 45.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 78.6 points and their opponents are shooting 45.7 percent. Darian Anderson leads the Knights averaging 15 points per game. Earl Potts Jr. is averaging 14.1 points and 6.2 rebounds, Marques Townes is averaging 11.7 points, and Stephan Jiggetts is averaging 11.4 points. Fairleigh Dickinson is 8-6 at home and 12-7 in the NEC.
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The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers are 14-16 this season and they are coming off of a win over St. Francis of New York to land in this game. Mount St. Mary’s is averaging 67 points per game and they are shooting 40 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.8 points and their opponents are shooting 45.2 percent. B.K. Ashe leads the Mountaineers averaging 14 points per game. Junior Robinson is averaging 12.3 points, Gregory Graves is averaging 9.3 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Taylor Danaher is averaging 7.0 points. MSM is 5-14 on the road and 11-8 in the NEC.
Fairleigh Dickinson is 0-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Mount St. Mary’s is 5-2 against the Northeast Conference, 2-5 against the spread following a game a that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games against a team with a winning home record.
Fairleigh Dickinson shouldn’t have any issues in this spot.