The Long Island University Sharks and Stonehill Skyhawks meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Merkert Gymnasium. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Long Island University Sharks Betting Preview
The Long Island University Sharks are averaging 66.3 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 79.2 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Marko Maletic is averaging 16.5 points and 3.3 rebounds, while Andre Washington is averaging 10.9 points and 2.2 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 65.6 percent from the free throw line. The Long Island University Sharks are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.7 rebounds per game.
The Stonehill Skyhawks Betting Preview
The Stonehill Skyhawks are averaging 66.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 69.6 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Andrew Sims is averaging 15.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Isaiah Burnett is averaging 12.3 points and 4.5 rebounds. Max Zegarowski is the third double-digit scorer and Shamir Johnson is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Stonehill Skyhawks are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Stonehill Skyhawks are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.7 rebounds per game.
LIU vs Stonehill Trends
The Skyhawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The under is 5-2 in Sharks last 7 overall. The under is 6-1 in Skyhawks last 7 home games. The under is 20-7 in Skyhawks last 27 overall.
Randy’s Free Pick
You shouldn't be thrilled to lay chalk with the Stonehill College Skyhawks, but this line just shows how bad LIU is. Not only do the LIU Sharks lose on the season by an average of 12.9 points, but they lose on the road by an average of 22.9 points. Stonehill is also playing decent ball over the last week. This should be a feel good win for Stonehill.