Betting on today’s Knights and Seahawks game? Catch the action at Spiro Sports Center in Staten Island, NY, as the Seahawks hosts this showdown at 4:30 ET on NEC. This Northeast conference matchup has an over/under of 137 points, and Wagner is favored to win by -3.5 at home vs. Fairleigh Dickinson.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON KNIGHTS VS WAGNER SEAHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wagner Seahawks -3.5

This game will be played at Spiro Sports Center at 4:30 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE WAGNER SEAHAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Seahawks.
  • Not only will Wagner pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Knights Defense Show Up in Staten Island?

After a loss to Merrimack College, the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights enter this game with a 14-16 record. They have gone 8-7 in Northeast Conference play compared to 6-9 in non-conference action. As the underdog, the Knights have gone 4-13 this season.

On the road, Fairleigh Dickinson has gone 7-9 this season, and they are 6-4 in their last ten games away from home. For the season, their average scoring margin on the road is -5.9 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Fairleigh Dickinson has gone 6-11 vs. the spread. On the road, the Knights have an ATS mark of 8-8. Over their last three road games, they are 1-2 vs. the spread and 6-4 in their last 10 road contests.

Today’s over/under line of 137 is lower than the average over/under line in Fairleigh Dickinson games this season (152.6). So far, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 148 points.

Fairleigh Dickinson offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 55 points against Merrimack College. In that game, they made 3/22 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 33.3%. One area that the Fairleigh Dickinson offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 68th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 42%.

At this time, the Knights’ defense is positioned 303rd in the country, permitting 78.2 points per game. The Fairleigh Dickinson defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 74 points and allowed Merrimack College to connect on 3 threes.

Do the Seahawks Have What it Takes at Home?

Wagner comes into this game as the favorite, as they are favored by 3.5 points. So far this season, the Seahawks have been favored in 12 games, going 7-5 in those matchups. Overall, they are 13-14, including a 7-7 record in Northeast Conference games.

At home, Wagner has gone 5-4 this season, and their average scoring margin at home is +3.9 points per game. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 6-4, and their record over their last five games at home is 2-3. In their most recent game, they lost to Le Moyne by a score of 70-56.

Wagner has gone just 5-7 vs. the spread this season when favored and is just 1-4 ATS in their last five games as the favorite. Their overall ATS mark is 10-14 this year and they are just 5-4 at home vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 137 is higher than the average over/under line in Wagner’s games this season (129). This year, 23 of their games have had a lower over/under line than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 132 points.

The Wagner offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 56 points versus Le Moyne. During the game, they attempted 27 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 30.2%. Leading the team in scoring is Melvin Council Jr., who is averaging 15.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tahron Allen also maintains a PPG average of 10 heading into game.

In the current season, the Wagner defense has excelled, sitting 12th in the nation by allowing 63.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.2 threes per game vs. Fairleigh Dickinson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.8%.