Both teams seek their first win as the Delaware State Hornets (0-3) square off against the LIU Sharks (0-3) at Memorial Hall. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Monday, November 18, 2019.
LIU Sharks at Delaware State Hornets ATS Preview
The Sharks were beaten by the George Mason Patriots in their last outing, 80-74. LIU’s Ty Flowers put up 13 points and 14 rebounds in the game. George Mason’s 11.8 turnover percentage was their largest strength over LIU, who had a mark of 17.5.
In the Hornets’ previous outing, they were beaten by the Georgia Bulldogs, 100-66. John Crosby led Delaware State in scoring with 22 points on 8-for-16 shooting. Georgia’s 12.4 turnover percentage was their largest strength over Delaware State, who had a mark of 22.9.
There could be a fair amount of transition action in this battle that features two of the nation’s more up-tempo teams. Delaware State ranks 53rd in possessions per game (72.2) and LIU is 49th (72.3) since the 2018-19 season.
LIU vs. Delaware State ATS Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Delaware State, ATS Winner – Delaware State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Sharks rank 133rd in assists allowed per game (12.7) while the Hornets rank 287th (15.8).
LIU ranks 110th in steals per game (6.7) while Delaware State ranks 252nd in steals allowed per game (7.2).
LIU averages 37.4 rebounds per game, which ranks 77th in the NCAA. Delaware State ranks 323rd in rebounds allowed per game (42.0).
The Sharks rank 14th in blocks per game (4.9) while the Hornets rank 258th (2.1).
LIU averages 26.0 three pointers per game, which ranks 43rd in the NCAA. Delaware State ranks 202nd in three pointers allowed per game (23.1).