LIU Sharks (1-8) vs. Albany Great Danes (3-8)
December 14, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Albany Great Danes -7.5 / LIU Sharks +7.5; Over/Under: +145.5
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The Long Island University Sharks and Albany Great Danes meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the SEFCU Arena. The Long Island University Sharks look for their second victory. The Albany Great Danes look for their fourth win.
The Long Island University Sharks are averaging 65.9 points on 41.1 percent shooting and allowing 83.9 points on 48.7 percent shooting. Marko Maletic is averaging 14.9 points and 2.3 rebounds, while Jacob Johnson is averaging 11.8 points and 5.8 rebounds. RJ Greene is the third double-digit scorer and Quion Burns is grabbing 6 rebounds. The Long Island University Sharks are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 64.4 percent from the free throw line. The Long Island University Sharks are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.7 rebounds per game.
The Albany Great Danes are averaging 67 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 76.6 points on 50.5 percent shooting. Gerald Drumgoole Jr. is averaging 14.4 points and 4.5 rebounds, while Jonathan Beagle is averaging 10.5 points and 0.8 assists. Da’kquan Davis is dishing 1.9 assists and Aaron Reddish is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Albany Great Danes are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The Albany Great Danes are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game.
The Sharks are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games. The Great Danes are 20-44 ATS in their last 64 home games and 3-12-2 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The under is 5-2-1 in Sharks last 8 overall. The over is 7-1 in Great Danes last 8 overall.
I’m not running to the window to back either of these losing teams that are getting their boots smoked nightly. With that said, the Albany Great Danes have been better in their losses. The LIU Sharks are losing on the year by an average of 18 points, and they’re losing their last 5 games by an average of 27 points. There are levels of bad, and it doesn’t get much worse than LIU. It’s Albany or pass.