Wagner vs. LIU-Brooklyn - 3/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds (17-16) at Wagner Seahawks (23-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Spiro Sports Center)
The Line: Wagner Seahawks -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Coming up on Tuesday from Spiro Sports Center in the Northeast Conference Tournament, the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds and the Wagner Seahawks will be matching up on the college basketball court.
LIU Brooklyn enters this game with a 17-16 record on the year. The Blackbirds have won their last four straight games, and took out Fairleigh Dickinson in their last appearance on Saturday. In that one, LIU Brooklyn’s Raiquan Clark had 28 points.
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Heading up the scoring for LIU Brooklyn this year is Joel Hernandez with 20.5 PPG, while Clark has 17.3 PPG and 7.1 RPG. Also in double-figures this year for the Blackbirds are Joshua Agosto (12.0 PPG) and Julian Batts (10.1 PPG).
Over on the Wagner side, they’re sitting at 23-8 this season. The Seahawks have won five of their last six games, and took out Robert Morris on Saturday. In that one, Wagner guard JoJo Cooper put up 20 points.
Blake Francis is the top scorer for Wagner this year with 17.4 PPG, while Cooper is second on 14.6 PPG and 6.2 APG. Also in the double-digit club for the Seahawks is Romone Saunders (14.4 PPG; 6.4 RPG).
The Blackbirds are 14-5 ATS in their last 19 versus the Northeast and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games. LIU Brooklyn is also 2-5 ATS in their last seven overall and 1-4 ATS in their last five following an ATS loss.
Meanwhile, Wagner is 4-1 ATS in their last five overall and 4-1 ATS in the last five versus the Northeast. The Seahawks are also 1-6 ATS in the last seven following a straight-up win and the over is 7-0 in their last seven home games.
This should be an interesting matchup, as these teams have split the season series so far, with the home team taking each game. LIU Brooklyn won 69-67 and Wagner took theirs 78-74. Both teams have been playing well lately, but I think the Blackbirds can hang around here and cover.