Planning on watching today’s Knights and Pioneers game? Catch the action at William H. Pitt Center in Fairfield, CT, as the Pioneers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on NEC. The odds for this Northeast conference game currently have Sacred Heart as the -4.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 156 points.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON KNIGHTS VS SACRED HEART PIONEERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Sacred Heart Pioneers -4.5

This game will be played at William H. Pitt Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE SACRED HEART PIONEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Pioneers.
  • Not only will Sacred Heart pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 156 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can Fairleigh Dickinson Pull Off A Win at William H. Pitt Center?

So far this season, Fairleigh Dickinson has played 27 games and currently has a record of 13-14. In games played away from home, the Knights have a record of 5-8, while at home they are 5-6. As of today, Fairleigh Dickinson holds a 10-13-1 ATS record. In their previous five games, they have gone 1-4 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 27 games, Fairleigh Dickinson has an over/under record of 14-10-0, with their games averaging 153.6 points per game on average. When looking at the Knights’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 154 points per game.

Fairleigh Dickinson recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 93 points against Saint Francis U. This output exceeded their season average of 77.7 points per game. The top scorer for the Knights was Ansley Almonor with 21 points, while Sean Moore also added 18 to the scoreboard.

At this time, the Knights’ defense is positioned 303rd in the country, permitting 78.3 points per game. In today’s game vs. Sacred Heart, the Fairleigh Dickinson defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Fairleigh Dickinson made 20 free-throws vs. the Knights.

Does Sacred Heart Have What it Takes at Home?

After defeating Wagner 63-53 in their most recent game, Sacred Heart’s overall record now stands at 13-14. When playing on the road, the Pioneers have a record of 3-11, while at home they are 8-3. Sacred Heart’s record vs. the spread heading into today’s game stands at 13-12. In terms of their ATS record, the team has gone 6-8 when playing on the road vs. the spread, while posting a 7-4 record at home.

Up to this point, games involving Sacred Heart have had an average of 145.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 146.2 points. Their over/under record is 14-11-0. The Pioneers’ last five games have culminated with an average of 142 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

Sacred Heart offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 63 points against Wagner. In that game, they made 7/22 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 43.1%. The top scorer for the Pioneers was Kyle McGee with 17 points, while Alex Sobel also chipped in with 13 points.

At present, the Pioneers’ defense is nationally ranked 185th, allowing 72.5 points per game. In their previous game vs. Wagner, the Seahawks finished with a field goal percentage of 32% and a total of 53 points vs. Sacred Heart.