Fairleigh Dickinson Knights at Holy Cross Crusaders ATS Prediction

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The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (3-3) will travel to the Hart Recreation Center to square off against the Holy Cross Crusaders (4-3). The game starts at 1:05 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs. Holy Cross Crusaders Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last outing. The Crusaders fell to the Harvard Crimson, 73-62, while the Knights were defeated by the Providence Friars, 69-59.

Fairleigh Dickinson had a better effective field goal percentage (0.519 vs. 0.530) while Holy Cross forced Harvard into a turnover percentage of 24.3 (above their season average of 20.3). Jacob Grandison played well for Holy Cross with 21 points. Fairleigh Dickinson received a boost from Xzavier Malone-Key, who finished with 16 points and five rebounds.

The Knights won the sole contest between these two teams last season, 87-76. Fairleigh Dickinson out-rebounded Holy Cross. The Knights had 11 offensive rebounds and 37 total rebounds, while the Crusaders had six and 27, respectively.

This has potential to be a mistake-prone game for the offense of Holy Cross. Since the 2017-18 season, Holy Cross ranks 181st in the country in ball protection (turnover percentage of 18.7 percent), while the gambling defense of Fairleigh Dickinson has forced the 56th-most turnovers in the NCAA (21.0 percent).

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs. Holy Cross Crusaders ATS Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Holy Cross, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 209th in rebounds per game (34.8) while Holy Cross ranks 324th (28.5).
  • The Crusaders rank 28th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Knights rank 116th (3.2).
  • Holy Cross ranks 231st in three pointers attempted per game (20.3) while Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 234th (20.2).
  • The Crusaders average 14.4 assists per game, which ranks 119th in the country. The Knights rank 232nd in assists allowed per game (14.2).
  • Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 54th in steals per game (7.3) while Holy Cross ranks 151st in steals allowed per game (6.1).