The NJIT Highlanders (4-1) will travel to the Spiro Sports Center to go head-to-head with the Wagner Seahawks (2-2). The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
NJIT Highlanders at Wagner Seahawks Betting Odds
In their last matchup, the Seahawks beat the Fairfield Stags, 79-73, while the Highlanders fell to the Cornell Big Red, 86-73.
The Seahawks, who came into the game averaging an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.0, had an absurd mark of 45.9, while the Stags had a free throw rate of 0.169 (below their season average of 0.200). NJIT, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 8.3 (better than their season average of 16.6). Romone Saunders had a solid performance for Wagner, recording 16 points and 12 rebounds. NJIT received a boost from Zach Cooks, who had 25 points and six rebounds.
The Seahawks won the only contest between these two teams last year, 60-49. The Seahawks’ 34.2 offensive rebounding percentage was their largest advantage over the Highlanders, who had a rate of 28.9.
Wagner appears to have the edge on the defensive side of the ball. The Seahawks rank 61st in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.483), while NJIT is 162nd in effective field goal percentage (0.516) since last season. ,
NJIT at Wagner Odds Pick
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Wagner, ATS Winner – Wagner, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2017-Present):
- Wagner averages 4.0 blocks per game, which ranks 79th in the NCAA. NJIT ranks 250th in blocks allowed per game (4.2).
- The Highlanders rank 35th in three pointers allowed per game (19.3) while the Seahawks rank 85th (20.6).
- The Seahawks rank 18th in rebounds per game (39.5) while the Highlanders rank 188th (35.1).
- NJIT ranks 16th in steals per game (8.0) while Wagner ranks 119th (6.5).