The Saint Peter’s Peacocks (2-3) will be at home in Yanitelli Center when they meet the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (3-3). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights at Saint Peter’s Peacocks Odds Preview
The Knights fell to the Princeton Tigers in their last outing, 83-76. Fairleigh Dickinson’s Jahlil Jenkins had 16 points and five steals in the game. Princeton had an effective field goal percentage of 0.755 (above their season average of 0.520). Fairleigh Dickinson, meanwhile, held the Tigers to an offensive rebounding percentage of 11.1 (below their season average of 22.0).
In the Peacocks last game, they topped the Lafayette Leopards, 86-82. With 37 points on 12-for-21 shooting, Nick Griffin was the games high scorer. The Peacocks, who came into the game averaging an offensive rebounding percentage of 15.3, had an extraordinary mark of 38.7, while the Leopards had a turnover percentage of 24.4 (above their season average of 20.5).
It could be a mistake-prone game for the Fairleigh Dickinson offense. Dating back to last season, Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 272nd in the nation in ball protection (turnover percentage of 20.0 percent), while the ball-hawking defense of Saint Peter’s has forced the 38th-most turnovers in the nation (21.5 percent).
The Peacocks won the sole contest against the Knights last season, 84-58. The Peacocks dominated every stat category in the game. They had an extraordinary offensive rebounding percentage of 52.9 and an extraordinarily low turnover percentage of 6.8. For those same stats, the Knights were 18.5 and 18.7, respectively.
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs. Saint Peter’s Peacocks Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Saint Peter’s, ATS Winner – Saint Peter’s, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Knights are 19th in the nation with 2.4 blocks allowed per game while the Peacocks are 42nd with 2.8 blocks allowed per game.
- Saint Peter’s ranks 47th in assists allowed per game (11.5) while Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 248th (14.7).
- The Peacocks rank 20th in steals allowed per game (4.9) while the Knights rank 207th (6.7).
- Saint Peter’s ranks 49th in rebounds allowed per game (32.8) while Fairleigh Dickinson ranks 211th (36.2).