NJIT Highlanders (1-7) vs. Army Black Knights (4-5)
December 7, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Army Black Knights -8.5 / NJIT Highlanders +8.5; Over/Under: +140
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The NJIT Highlanders and Army Black Knights meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Christl Arena. The NJIT Highlanders look for their second win. The Army Black Knights look to get back to a .500 record.
The NJIT Highlanders are averaging 60.5 points on 40.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Miles Coleman is averaging 16.6 points and 5 rebounds, while Souleymane Diakite is averaging 9.3 points and 2.1 assists. Kevin Osawe is dishing 0.6 assists and Raheim Sullivan is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The NJIT Highlanders are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 62.4 percent from the free throw line. The NJIT Highlanders are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29 rebounds per game.
The Army Black Knights are averaging 80.6 points on 49.3 percent shooting and allowing 74.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Chris Mann is averaging 16.1 points and 1.4 assists, while Jalen Rucker is averaging 14.7 points and 4.4 rebounds. Coleton Benson is the third double-digit scorer and Ethan Roberts is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Army Black Knights are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Army Black Knights are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game.
The Highlanders are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Black Knights are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The over is 9-3 in Highlanders last 12 overall. The over is 6-2 in Black Knights last 8 overall.
The NJIT Highlanders are making an early case as one of the worst teams in the country, as they can’t score the basketball and have just 1 double-digit scorer. The Army Black Knights are shooting the hell out of the ball through 9 games, and they win at home by an average of 20.5 points while shooting 49.6 percent from the field. Army should roll here.