Planning on watching today’s Seahawks and Sharks game? Catch the action at Steinberg Wellness Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the Sharks hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on NEC. The Seahawks are the favorites in this Northeast conference matchup the against the Sharks. The over/under for the game is set at 131.5 points.
WAGNER SEAHAWKS VS LIU SHARKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: LIU Sharks +5
This game will be played at Steinberg Wellness Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 4th.
WHY BET THE LIU SHARKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Sharks.
- Not only will LIU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 131.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Does Wagner Have a Shot at a Road Win?
Wagner enters today’s game against LIU with a season record of 6-6. Looking at their performance in the previous ten road games, Wagner has gone 4-6 on the road, which includes games from last year. Wagner has a subpar ATS performance, sitting below .500 with a 4-6 ATS record. In their last ten games this season, Wagner is just 1-3 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Wagner have had an average of 124 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 128.4 points. Their over/under record is 3-7-0. The Seahawks’ have recorded an over/under record of 0-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 128 points per game.
In their recent matchup, the Wagner offense ended with 68 points against Manhattan. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.3% and made 7 threes. Leading Wagner in scoring vs. Manhattan was Tahron Allen with his 17 points. Melvin Council Jr. also added 16 points for the Seahawks.
Currently, the Seahawks’ defense holds the 21st rank in the nation, allowing 62.8 points per game. Against Manhattan in their most recent game, the Wagner defense gave up a total of 56 points while allowing Manhattan to hit 33% of their shots.
Can LIU Secure a Home Victory?
As LIU gets ready for their 13th game of the year, they currently have a record of 1-11. So far, the Sharks have been the expected winner in all of their games. As of today, LIU has a 6-6 ATS record. In their last ten games, LIU is 2-3 vs. the spread.
After 12 games, LIU has an over/under record of 3-8-1, with their games averaging a combined 143.7 points per game so far. The Sharks have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 146 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2-1.
The LIU offense is coming off a game in which they scored 69 points vs. Albany. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.6% while connecting on 3 threes. Tai Strickland led the scoring for the Sharks, contributing 27 points. Additionally, Eric Acker chipped in with 10 points.
Facing Wagner, LIU aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 80.8 points allowed per game (281st). LIU’s three-point defense is currently 41st in the country at 5.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 47.8% of their shots vs. LIU.