The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (2-6) will attempt to put an end to a five-game road losing streak when they square off with the Fordham Rams (3-3) at Rose Hill Gym. Action starts at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 9, 2017.
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The last time the Terriers played, they lost big to the No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 71-53. With 10 points on 3-for-7 shooting, Jalen Jordan led St. Francis Brooklyn in scoring. One of Notre Dame’s biggest advantages was getting to the charity stripe. They had 29 free throw attempts, while St. Francis Brooklyn had just 12.
The Rams are trying to rebound after their 47-45 loss to the Harvard Crimson in their last outing. With six points, 10 rebounds and six assists, Fordham’s Joseph Chartouny had a solid game. Harvard did a great job of making free throws (7-8; 87.5 percent). Fordham, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (14.0 vs. 16.5).
St. Francis Brooklyn might struggle to score as they battle against one of the NCAA’s best defenses. Since the 2016-17 season, Fordham ranks 89th in defensive efficiency while the Terriers rank 347th in offensive efficiency.
St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. Fordham Rams Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – St. Francis Brooklyn, ATS Winner – St. Francis Brooklyn, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Terriers are third in the nation with 15.2 three pointers allowed per game while the Rams are 47th with 19.1 three pointers allowed per game.
- St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 67th in assists allowed per game (11.8) while Fordham ranks 251st (14.8).
- The Rams rank fourth in steals per game (10.1) while the Terriers rank 95th (6.8).
- St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 218th in rebounds per game (34.8) while Fordham ranks 309th (28.8).