The Penn State Nittany Lions (1-0) will be at home in Bryce Jordan Center when they square off against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (0-1). Action starts at 5 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 12, 2017, and it can be seen on BTN2Go.
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Preview
The last time the Knights played, they lost big to the No. 23 Seton Hall Pirates, 90-68. Fairleigh Dickinson’s Darnell Edge put up 13 points in the game. Seton Hall out-rebounded Fairleigh Dickinson. The Pirates had 18 offensive rebounds and 44 total rebounds, while the Knights had nine and 27, respectively.
The Nittany Lions come in on a high note after defeating the Campbell Fighting Camels in their last outing, 86-75. With 33 points on 9-for-23 shooting, Tony Carr led Penn State in scoring. Penn State played a nearly flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.508 and a turnover percentage of 14.4. Campbell was 0.306 and 20.0, respectively, for those same stats.
Opposite styles will be on display in this battle. Penn State ranks 54th in possessions per game (72.4) while Fairleigh Dickinson is 175th (69.8) since last season.
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights at Penn State Nittany Lions ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Fairleigh Dickinson, ATS Winner – Fairleigh Dickinson, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Nittany Lions rank 79th in steals per game (6.9) while the Knights rank 152nd in steals allowed per game (6.2).
- Penn State ranks eighth in blocks per game (5.5) while Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 215th (2.6).
- The Nittany Lions rank 159th in rebounds per game (35.7) while the Knights rank 273rd (32.8).
- Penn State ranks 154th in assists per game (13.6) while Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 256th in assists allowed per game (14.8).