Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Wildcats and Pioneers. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on NEC, and it’s hosted by the Pioneers at William H. Pitt Center in Fairfield, CT. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 151.5 points, and the Pioneers are the home favorites against the Wildcats in a non-conference matchup.
NEW HAMPSHIRE WILDCATS VS SACRED HEART PIONEERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: New Hampshire Wildcats +5
This game will be played at William H. Pitt Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, November 30th.
WHY BET THE NEW HAMPSHIRE WILDCATS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-71 in favor of the Pioneers.
- Even though we have Sacred Heart winning straight-up, we like New Hampshire at +5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Do the Wildcats Have What it Takes on the Road?
As they prepare for their 8th game of the season, New Hampshire has a 4-3 overall record. In away games, the Wildcats are 1-3, while they are 2-0 at home. As New Hampshire enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 4-2. In road games, New Hampshire has been 3-1 vs. the spread this season and holds a 5-5 ATS record in their previous ten games away from home.
Looking at their over/under performance through seven games, New Hampshire has an over/under record of 4-2-0, with their games averaging 150.5 points per game on average. Over the course of the last five games, the Wildcats’ games have averaged 149 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-2.
In their most recent game, the New Hampshire offense concluded with only 64 points against Connecticut. Throughout the game, they made 13/27 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 36%. Leading the team in scoring was Jaxson Baker with 20 points. Clarence O. Daniels II also added 19 points for the Wildcats.
At this time, the Wildcats’ defense is positioned 126th in the country, permitting 71.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Connecticut, the Huskies finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 84 points vs. New Hampshire.
Do the Pioneers Have What it Takes at Home?
Sacred Heart will be playing their 8th game of the season when they face off against New Hampshire. Currently, they have a 4-3 overall record. Throughout their last five home games, which includes games from last year, Sacred Heart has gone 1-4. Entering today’s game, Sacred Heart holds a 5-1 against the spread (ATS) record. When playing at home this season, Sacred Heart is 2-0 vs. the spread, and in their last ten home games, they have gone 6-4 ATS.
In seven games, Sacred Heart comes in with an over/under mark of 4-2-0, with their games averaging 149.2 points per game. When looking at the Pioneers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-1, with their games averaging 142 points per game.
In their most recent game, the Sacred Heart offense put up just 55 points vs. the Saint Joseph’s Hawks. Overall, they are now averaging 78.6 points per game which is 114th in the country. Leading the team in scoring is Nico Galette, who is averaging 14 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tanner Thomas also maintains a PPG average of 13.1 heading into game.
At present, the Pioneers’ defense is nationally ranked 110th, allowing 70.1 points per game. Sacred Heart’s three-point defense is currently 70th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.8% of their shots vs. Sacred Heart.