The Seahawks and Pioneers are set to face off at 7:00 ET on NEC. The Pioneers will host the game at William H. Pitt Center in Fairfield, CT. The over/under for this Northeast conference contest is set at 133 points, with Sacred Heart being favored by -5 at home against Wagner.

WAGNER SEAHAWKS VS SACRED HEART PIONEERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Sacred Heart Pioneers -5

This game will be played at William H. Pitt Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, March 6th.

WHY BET THE SACRED HEART PIONEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Pioneers.
  • Not only will Sacred Heart pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will Wagner Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?

Wagner heads into this game as a 5-point underdog, and this season, they have gone 4-8 as the underdog. On the road, they have gone 6-9 this season, and they are averaging -6.0 points per game.

Over their last 10 games on the road, the Seahawks have gone 4-6, and they are coming off a 57-54 loss to Fairleigh Dickinson. This season, Wagner has gone 13-15, and they are currently on a two-game losing streak.

As the underdog, Wagner has gone 5-7 vs. the spread this season and 10-15 overall. On the road, the Seahawks are 5-10 ATS and 1-2 in their last three games vs. the spread away from home. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Wagner is 5-5 vs. the spread.

Wagner’s over/under record for the season is 9-16, and today’s line of 133 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (129.5). So far, 20 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 121 points, and their over/under record during this stretch is 0-3.

In their latest game, Wagner offense put up 54 points against Fairleigh Dickinson. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 37.3% and made 4 threes. The top scorer for the Seahawks was Melvin Council Jr. with 16 points, while Keyontae Lewis also added 14 to the scoreboard.

In the current season, the Wagner defense has excelled, sitting 12th in the nation by allowing 63.0 points per game. The Wagner defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 57 points and allowed Fairleigh Dickinson to connect on 4 threes.

Can the Pioneers Grab a Win at Home?

As the Sacred Heart Pioneers prepare to take on the Wagner Seahawks, they will be favored by 5 points. Sacred Heart has a record of 16-15 this season and is currently on a 2-game win streak. In Northeast Conference play, the Pioneers have gone 10-6.

At home this season, Sacred Heart has been excellent, going 10-4. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 9-1. Overall, the Pioneers have been favored in 19 of their 31 games and have gone 12-7 in those contests.

Against the spread, Sacred Heart has gone 16-13 this season. At home, the Pioneers are 9-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Sacred Heart has an ATS mark of 6-4.

So far this season, the over/under record for Sacred Heart games is 16-13. Today’s over/under line of 133 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (146.2). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 146 points.

Sacred Heart recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 89 points against Merrimack College. This output exceeded their season average of 74.7 points per game. Raheem Solomon led the team in scoring, putting up 26 points. Additionally, Nico Galette contributed 22 points for the Pioneers.

On defense, Sacred Heart is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.7 points per game. Sacred Heart’s three-point defense is currently 204th in the country at 8.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.5% of their shots vs. Sacred Heart.