The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (3-4) will be at home in Steinberg Wellness Center when they clash against the Fairfield Stags (3-5). Action begins at 3:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 10, 2017.
Fairfield Stags vs. LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Betting Preview
In the Stags last contest, they were blown out by the Houston Cougars, 88-66. Fairfield’s Jesus Cruz put up 16 points in the contest. Houston had a better free throw rate (0.224 vs. 0.148). Fairfield, meanwhile, forced the Cougars into a turnover percentage of 21.3 (above their season average of 15.9).
The Blackbirds hope to maintain momentum after beating the Stony Brook Seawolves in their last game, 75-71. LIU Brooklyn was lifted by Joel Hernandez, who was the top scorer from either team with 23 points on 8-for-14 shooting. The Blackbirds had a better free throw rate (0.217 vs. 0.136) and held the Seawolves to an effective field goal percentage of 0.470 (below their season average of 0.538).
Fairfield Stags vs. LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Fairfield, ATS Winner – Fairfield, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Stags rank 28th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Blackbirds rank 137th (3.7).
- Fairfield ranks 49th in three pointers attempted per game (25.3) while LIU Brooklyn ranks 248th (18.2).
- The Blackbirds average 38.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 46th in the NCAA. The Stags rank 242nd in rebounds allowed per game (38.1).
- Fairfield ranks 100th in assists per game (14.6) while LIU Brooklyn ranks 243rd (11.3).