LIU vs Fairleigh Dickinson Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/9/23
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (14-11) vs. LIU Sharks (3-20)
February 9, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: LIU Sharks +9.5 / Fairleigh Dickinson Knights -9.5; Over/Under: +155
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The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights and Long Island University Sharks meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Steinberg Wellness Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Betting Preview
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are averaging 78.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 76.2 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Demetre Roberts is averaging 16.7 points and 2.9 rebounds, while Grant Singleton is averaging 15.1 points and 3.3 assists. Ansley Almonor is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Munden Jr. is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game.
The Long Island University Sharks Betting Preview
The Long Island University Sharks are averaging 66.7 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 80.1 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Marko Maletic is averaging 16.6 points and 3 rebounds, while Andre Washington is averaging 11.5 points and 2.1 rebounds. Jacob Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and RJ Greene is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Long Island University Sharks are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 64.8 percent from the free throw line. The Long Island University Sharks are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game.
Fairleigh Dickinson vs LIU Trends
The Knights are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The Sharks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Knights last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in Sharks last 5 overall. The underdog is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The LIU Sharks are a bad team that’s hard to get behind, especially when they don’t cover numbers. LIU also loses in the underdog role by an average of 20.1 points. There’s just nothing to consider here as LIU is horrible and 5-10 ATS. Give me Fairleigh Dickinson in a comfortable road victory.