Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Red Flash versus the Knights? Tip off is at at 1:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Bogota Savings Bank Center in Hackensack, NJ. The over/under for this game is set at 149 points, and Fairleigh Dickinson is favored by -7.5 vs. Saint Francis U in a Northeast conference matchup.


The Pick: Saint Francis U Red Flash +7.5

This game will be played at Bogota Savings Bank Center at 1:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Knights.
  • Even though we have Fairleigh Dickinson winning straight-up, we like Saint Francis U at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can the Red Flash Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

Through 25 games this season, Saint Francis U has gone 8-17 overall and 3-9 in Northeast Conference action. On the road, the Red Flash are just 2-10, and they have lost their last six games away from home.

As the underdog, Saint Francis U has gone 4-17 this season, including a record of 0-5 on the road over its last five games. In the Red Flash’s last game, they fell to Wagner by a score of 65-63.

As the underdog, Saint Francis U has a record of 10-10-1 vs. the spread this season. Their ATS mark over their last 10 games as the underdog is 3-7. On the road, the Red Flash are 6-6 vs. the spread this year and have gone 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games.

Over their last three games, the over/under record for Saint Francis U is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 133 points. On the season, their over/under record is 9-14 and the average scoring total in their games is 136.4 points. So far, 20 of their games have finished with less points than today’s over/under line of 149.

In their recent game, the Red Flash’s offense concluded with 63 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 65.5 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Cam Gregory, who is averaging 13.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Eli Wilborn also maintains a PPG average of 10.2 heading into game.

At present, the Red Flash’s defense is nationally ranked 165th, allowing 72.0 points per game. So far, the Saint Francis U defense is giving up an average of 9.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13 times per game (666th).

Will the Fairleigh Dickinson Defense Show Up at Home?

Heading into their matchup with Saint Francis U, Fairleigh Dickinson is 12-14 overall and 6-5 in Northeast Conference play. At home, the Knights are 4-6 compared to their 6-8 record on the road.

So far this season, Fairleigh Dickinson has been favored in 10 games, going 7-3 in those matchups. In their last game, they defeated LIU by a score of 84-82.

As the favorite this season, Fairleigh Dickinson has gone 4-5-1 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, their ATS mark is 4-5-1. At home, the Knights have an ATS record of 2-7-1 this year and are just 1-7-1 ATS in their last 10 home games.

Today’s over/under line of 149 is similar to the average over/under line in Fairleigh Dickinson’s games this season (152.6). So far, their over/under record is 14-10. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-2.

In their latest game, Fairleigh Dickinson offense put up 84 points against LIU. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 44.4% and made 4 threes. One area that the Fairleigh Dickinson offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 100th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 42%.

Facing Saint Francis U, Fairleigh Dickinson aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 78.5 points allowed per game (303rd). Against LIU in their most recent game, the Fairleigh Dickinson defense gave up a total of 82 points while allowing LIU to hit 47% of their shots.