St. Francis-Brooklyn at Fairleigh Dickinson - 2/16/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (7-11) vs St. Francis-Brooklyn Terriers (5-8)
Game Info: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Rothman Center)
Betting Odds: Fairleigh Dickinson Knights -4 -- Over/Under: 160.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Saint Francis-Brooklyn Terriers conclude their five-game road trip with a pair of games in Hackensack (NJ) against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights. SFC has won three of its last five games against FDU, although the Knights lead the all-time series 57-43.
St. Francis-Brooklyn split with its brethren St. Francis (PA) last week, winning game 1 70-67 before falling in game 2 80-66. Travis Atson had a good series against the Red Flash, producing 29 points, on 12 of 24 (50%) shooting from the field, along with 12 rebounds and five assists. Meanwhile, Unique McLean tallied 21 points and eight rebounds over the two games. SFC, which is 2-3 on the road, has lost five of its last six games.
Atson leads four Terriers in double-figures with 14.8 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.6 treys. Chauncey Hawkins (14.1 ppg, 4.6 apg, 1.6 spg), Rob Higgins (11.5 ppg, 2.0 apg), and McLean (10.5 ppg, 7.1 rpg) are the other top contributors. St. Francis-Brooklyn averages 75.5 points on 42.2% shooting from the field, 31.8% from the 3-point line and 71.3% from the charity stripe. SFC has a -2.6 rebound margin and a +2.7 turnover differential.
St. Francis-Brooklyn is 1-5 ATS in its last six games. The over is 4-2 in the Terriers' last six contests.
Fairleigh Dickinson (7-11, 6-6) was swept by Wagner in a home-and-home series, snapping the Knights four-game winning streak. FDU, which knocked down 24 3-pointers, including a season-high 16 on Saturday, was outscored 171-158 by Wagner in the series. Brandon Rush led the way against Wagner with 30 points and six 3-pointers, while Jahlil Jenkins contributed 21 points along with 15 assists and five steals. The Knights are 3-3 at the Rothman Center. Jenkins leads three Knights in double-figures with 16.3 points, 2.0 treys, 3.0 rpg, 3.7 apg, and 1.7 steals. Eliyiah Williams (15.4 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.4 spg), Rush (13.4 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.3 3-pointers), and Brandon Powell (8.4 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.4 apg) are the other top contributors.
Fairleigh Dickinson averages 75.3 points on 45.3% shooting from the field, 38.5% from the 3-point line, and 68.7% from the charity stripe. FDU has a -3.3 rebound margin and a -0.1 turnover differential. The Knights allow 79.6 points on 47.2% shooting from the field, 32.3% from the 3-point line, and force 14.7 turnovers. Fairleigh Dickinson is 4-2 ATS in its last six games. The over is 6-3 in the Knights’ last nine games and 7-3 in their last 10 home contests.