Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Pioneers and Seahawks. The game is starting at 4:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Seahawks at Spiro Sports Center in Staten Island, NY. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 132 points, and Wagner is favored by -2.5 to win at home against Sacred Heart.

SACRED HEART PIONEERS VS WAGNER SEAHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wagner Seahawks -2.5

This game will be played at Spiro Sports Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

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 -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 132 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the Pioneers Lock in a Road Win?

Through 26 games, Sacred Heart has gone 12-14 overall and 6-5 in Northeast Conference play. The Pioneers have lost two straight games, and they are 0-8 as the underdog this season.

On the road, Sacred Heart has gone 2-11 this season, and they have lost four straight games away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -9.5 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Sacred Heart has gone 3-5 vs. the spread. On the road, the Pioneers have an ATS mark of 5-8. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Sacred Heart is 4-6 vs. the spread. In their last three road games, the Pioneers have an ATS record of 0-3.

Today’s over/under line of 132 is lower than the average over/under line in Sacred Heart’s games this year (146.8). Their over/under record is 14-10. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points and their over/under record during this span is 2-1.

In their latest game, Sacred Heart offense put up 58 points against LIU. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 32.8% and made 4 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Nico Galette, who is averaging 14 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Joey Reilly also maintains a PPG average of 11.8 heading into game.

Currently, the Pioneers’ defense holds the 203rd rank in the nation, allowing 73.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. LIU, the Sharks finished with a field goal percentage of 50% and a total of 75 points vs. Sacred Heart.

Can Wagner Grab a Win at Home?

Wagner is 4-2 at home this season and has gone 7-3 in their last 10 games at home. They are 6-3 this season when favored and have won two straight games.

So far, the Seahawks are 12-11 this season, including a 6-4 record in Northeast Conference games. They have gone 6-7 in non-conference games.

Wagner’s ATS record this season is 9-11, but they are just 4-5 vs. the spread in games they have been favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seahawks have gone 5-5 ATS.

Wagner’s over/under record for the season sits at 8-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 125.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 132 is higher than the average OU line in their games (128.9). So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Across their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 129 points.

In their most recent game, the Wagner offense put up just 65 points vs. the Saint Francis U Red Flash. Overall, they are now averaging 64.5 points per game which is 444th in the country. Melvin Council Jr. is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 14.7 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Tahron Allen brings a PPG average of 10.2 into the game.

Currently, the Seahawks’ defense holds the 10th rank in the nation, allowing 62.8 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.3 threes per game vs. Sacred Heart. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.9%.