Fairleigh Dickinson vs. LIU-Brooklyn - 2/21/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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LIU-Brooklyn (12-15) at Fairleigh Dickinson (8-17)
College Basketball: Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm (Rothman Center)
The Line: Fairleigh Dickinson 0 -- Over/Under: 154 Click Here for the Latest Odds
LIU Brooklyn Sharks (12-15, CONF 7-7) and Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (8-17, CONF 6-8) face off in a Northeast Conference showdown at the Rothman Center.The Sharks knocked off the Knights earlier this season 84-70.
The Sharks had some success early in the season, but they haven’t been playing as well as of late. Coming into this game, LIU Brooklyn has lost two games in a row, and five of the last seven.
The Sharks offense has been good, but their defense has left a lot to be desired. LIU Brooklyn is averaging 74.7 points while the defense is giving up 76.7. The star of the Sharks is Raiquan Clark who is averaging 20 points per game and shooting 50 percent from the field.
The Sharks offense ran up the score the first game against the Knights, and this should be a game where they try to push the pace.
The Knights have had some struggles but coming into this game they have won two of the last three games. At home this season the Knights are averaging 78.8 points while the defense is giving up 74.9.
Jahlil Jenkins is the star of the Knights averaging 15.5 points while shooting 42.8 percent from the field. This game for Fairleigh Dickinson is all about the defense and if they can step up and slow down the pace.
The under is 6-2-1 in the Sharks last nine games overall.
The Sharks offense had success running up the score the first time the two teams played, and they will find success doing that again in this game. Even on the road the Sharks should find a way to win the game and cover the spread.