Betting on today’s Knights and Skyhawks game? Catch the action at Merkert Gymnasium in South Easton, MA, as the Skyhawks hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on CBSS. In this Northeast matchup, the Knights are the betting favorite against the Skyhawks. The over/under for the game is 151.5 points.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON KNIGHTS VS STONEHILL SKYHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Fairleigh Dickinson Knights -2

This game will be played at Merkert Gymnasium at 5:00 ET on Friday, January 19th.

WHY BET THE FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON KNIGHTS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 84-65 in favor of the Knights.
  • Not only will Fairleigh Dickinson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 149 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for Fairleigh Dickinson?

Despite being the favored team, Fairleigh Dickinson has struggled on the road this season. Their average scoring margin on the road is -8.7, and they have gone 4-7 away from home. Over their last ten road games, they are just 3-7.

Most recently, the Knights defeated Saint Francis U by a score of 81-71. On the season, Fairleigh Dickinson is 8-11, including a 1-2 record in Northeast Conference play. In non-conference games, they have gone 7-9.

Against the spread, Fairleigh Dickinson is currently 7-9 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-5, while at home they are just 1-4 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Knights have gone 2-2 vs. the spread this year and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 4-5-1.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is similar to the average over/under line in Fairleigh Dickinson’s games this season (152.8). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 151 points compared to their season average of 155.1 points per game. On the year, their over/under record is 10-6.

In their recent matchup, the Fairleigh Dickinson offense ended with 81 points against Saint Francis U. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 45% and made 9 threes. The Fairleigh Dickinson offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 26.4 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 33% of their looks from outside this season.

At this time, the Knights’ defense is positioned 293rd in the country, permitting 79.5 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.6 threes per game vs. Stonehill. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.9%.

Can Stonehill Lock in a Home Win?

Stonehill has struggled this season, going just 2-17 overall and 0-3 in Northeast Conference play. The Skyhawks have lost five straight games, and they are 1-15 this season when listed as the underdog.

At home this season, Stonehill is just 2-4, and they have lost two straight games at home. Their average scoring margin at home this season is -0.2 points per game.

Stonehill’s ATS mark for the season is just 6-12, but they have gone 3-3 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 home games, the Skyhawks are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Stonehill games this season (143.3). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 137 points compared to their season average of 141.7 points per game.

Stonehill offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 54 points against Wagner. In that game, they made 8/23 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 39.6%. The team’s top scorer is Tony Felder, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 12.4, while Max Zegarowski also maintains a PPG average of 12.2 leading up to the game.

So far, the Skyhawks’ defense is ranked 286th in the country at 78.8 points per contest. Against Wagner in their most recent game, the Stonehill defense gave up a total of 64 points while allowing Wagner to hit 46% of their shots.