Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Sharks versus the Seahawks? Tip off is at at 12:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBSS. The game will be played at Spiro Sports Center in Staten Island, NY. This Northeast conference matchup has an over/under of 131 points, and Wagner is favored to win by -9 at home vs. LIU.

LIU SHARKS VS WAGNER SEAHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: LIU Sharks +9

This game will be played at Spiro Sports Center at 12:00 ET on Sunday, February 25th.

WHY BET THE LIU SHARKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Seahawks.
  • Even though we have Wagner winning straight-up, we like LIU at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the LIU Offense Score Enough on the Road?

LIU Brooklyn comes into this game as a +9 underdog, and they have been an underdog in 24 of their 26 games this season. They have gone 5-19 as the underdog, and they are 2-14 on the road this year.

After beating Le Moyne 76-64 in their last game, the Sharks are now 7-19 overall this season. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone just 1-9.

As the underdog, LIU has gone 13-11 vs. the spread this season, including a 2-1 mark in their last three games as the underdog. On the road, the Sharks are just 1-4 vs. the spread in their last five games and have gone 4-6 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

LIU Brooklyn’s over/under record this season sits at 9-16-1. The average over/under line in their games is 146.2 and their games have finished with an average of 144.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 131 is lower than the average scoring total in their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 152 points.

In their latest game, LIU offense put up 76 points against Le Moyne. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.6% and made 6 threes. Tai Strickland is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 14 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Tana Kopa brings a PPG average of 12.7 into the game.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, LIU is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 77.1 points per game (291st). In their previous game vs. Le Moyne, the Dolphins finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 64 points vs. LIU.

Can Wagner Deliver Being Favored at Home?

Wagner comes into this game as a 9-point favorite, and they have gone 6-5 when favored this season. They are 4-4 at home this year, and over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 6-4.

So far, the Seahawks have gone 12-13 overall, and they have gone 6-6 in Northeast Conference play. They come into this game on a two-game losing streak after losing their last game to Central Connecticut State, 73-72.

Wagner’s ATS record this season is 9-13, including a 4-4 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seahawks are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Wagner games is 9-13, and their matchups have averaged 126.1 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 131 is higher than the average OU line in their games (128.8). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, and those matchups have averaged 129 points per game.

Wagner is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 72 points versus Central Connecticut State. This output is higher than their season-average of 64.3 points per game. Melvin Council Jr. is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.6. Meanwhile, Tahron Allen also brings a PPG average of 10.1 into the game.

The Seahawks’ defense is presently ranked 12th nationally, allowing an average of 63.2 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Wagner’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.4% this season.