The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (2-7) will be at home in Peter Aquilone Court when they go head-to-head with the Army West Point Black Knights (5-4). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Army West Point Black Knights vs. St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers Free Preview
In the Black Knights last contest, they got blown out by the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 109-80. With 21 points on 5-for-10 shooting, Jordan Fox was Army West Point’s leading scorer. One of Wake Forest’s biggest strengths was their ability to convert at the free throw line. They were 21-24 (87.5 percent), while the Black Knights were just 11-17 (64.7 percent).
The Terriers are trying to rebound after their 76-68 loss to the Fordham Rams in their last matchup. Rasheem Dunn was the games leading scorer with 22 points on 8-for-14 shooting. Fordham had an offensive rebounding percentage of 29.4 (above their season average of 19.2). St. Francis Brooklyn, on the other hand, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.559 (above their season average of 0.459).
It could be a difficult game for St. Francis Brooklyn on the offensive glass. The Terriers rank 212th in offensive rebounding percentage (28.3 percent), while Army West Point ranks 100th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.7 percent) since last season.
The Black Knights won the lone game against the Terriers last season, 76-56. Army West Point had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.670 vs. 0.340). St. Francis Brooklyn, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (9.4 vs. 22.2).
Army West Point Black Knights vs. St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Army West Point, ATS Winner – Army West Point, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Terriers rank 92nd in steals per game (6.8) while the Black Knights rank 150th in steals allowed per game (7.3).
- Army West Point ranks eighth in assists per game (16.8) while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 245th (9.7).
- The Black Knights average 38.2 rebounds per game, which ranks 40th in the NCAA. The Terriers rank 270th in rebounds allowed per game (41.5).
- St. Francis Brooklyn ranks third in three pointers allowed per game (15.4) while Army West Point ranks 214th (21.6).