The Army West Point Black Knights (4-3) will be at home in Christl Arena when they challenge the LIU Sharks (2-6). Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
LIU Sharks vs. Army West Point Black Knights Betting Preview
In the Sharks’ last matchup, they beat the Cal Poly Mustangs, 82-69. Raiquan Clark was the game’s leading scorer with 28 points on 7-for-9 shooting. The Sharks made 18 of their 21 free throws (85.7 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.667 (above their season average of 0.522).
The Black Knights hope to keep it rolling after beating the NJIT Highlanders in their last outing, 75-65. With 23 points on 8-for-17 shooting, Tommy Funk was the game’s high scorer. Army West Point played a nearly flawless game. They had a great free throw rate of 0.255 (above their season average of 0.113) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.555 (above their season average of 0.524). NJIT had marks of 0.154 and 0.423, respectively, for those same stats.
Army West Point could put on a ball-control clinic in this matchup. Dating back to last season, Army West Point ranks 49th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.9 percent), while LIU has forced the 87th-fewest turnovers (18.0 percent).
LIU Sharks at Army West Point Black Knights ATS Prediction
College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Army West Point, ATS Winner – Army West Point, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Sharks average 36.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 125th in the nation. The Black Knights rank 259th in rebounds allowed per game (37.2).
LIU averages 6.5 steals per game, which ranks 140th in the country. Army West Point ranks 199th in steals allowed per game (6.8).
LIU ranks 25th in blocks per game (4.7) while Army West Point ranks 264th (1.6).
The Sharks average 25.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 49th in the nation. The Black Knights rank 257th in three pointers allowed per game (24.3).
Army West Point averages 15.9 assists per game, which ranks 24th in the NCAA. LIU ranks 192nd in assists allowed per game (13.3).