St. Francis-Pennsylvania Red Flash (1-5) at LIU-Brooklyn Sharks (2-1)
College Basketball: Friday, January 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Steinberg Wellness Center)
The Line: LIU-Brooklyn Sharks -1.5 -- Over/Under: 150 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The St. Francis (PA) Red Flash and Long Island University Sharks meet Friday in college basketball action at the Steinberg Wellness Center.
The St. Francis (PA) Red Flash could use a win here to rebound from a 1-5 record. The St. Francis (PA) Red Flash are averaging 63 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 75.8 points on 48.5 percent shooting. Ramiir Dixon-Conover is averaging 13.5 points and four assists while Mark Flagg is averaging 12.8 points and seven rebounds. Myles Thompson is grabbing four rebounds and Bryce Laskey is dishing 0.8 assists. The St. Francis (PA) Red Flash are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The St. Francis (PA) Red Flash are allowing 27.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.6 rebounds per game.
The Long Island University Sharks look for a win to build on their 2-1 record. The Long Island University Sharks are averaging 73.5 points on 38 percent shooting and allowing 71 points on 35.5 percent shooting. Ty Flowers is averaging 21.5 points and nine rebounds while Jermaine Jackson Jr. is averaging 19 points and 3.5 rebounds. Eral Penn is the third double-digit scorer and Tre Wood is grabbing 1.5 rebounds. The Long Island University Sharks are shooting 25 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Long Island University Sharks are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The St. Francis (PA) Red Flash have been awful during this five-game losing streak, mainly on the offensive side of the floor where they don't shoot a decent percentage from anywhere. The Long Island University Sharks only have three games under their belt, but they've been solid defensively and have a good player in Flowers leading the way. The Long Island University Sharks also just beat the St. Francis (PA) Red Flash yesterday, in control from start to finish and forcing 27 turnovers. St. Francis (PA) win that game if it took better care of the ball, but the sloppiness is hard to ignore.
I'll lay the bucket with the Long Island University Sharks.