The Navy Midshipmen (3-2) and the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (1-2) battle at Alico Arena. Navy opened as a 9.5-point favorite, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 137 points. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET on Friday, November 24, 2017.
St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. Navy Midshipmen Betting Preview
The Terriers won a close one over the Brown Bears in their last game, 77-74. Rasheem Dunn was the games high scorer with 23 points on 8-for-18 shooting. St. Francis Brooklyn dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 21.1 and a turnover percentage of 14.7. For those same stats, Brown had marks of 9.7 and 20.6, respectively.
In the Midshipmens last game, they thoroughly outplayed the Washington College Shoremen, 110-45. With 14 points on 6-for-8 shooting, Evan Wieck was the games high scorer. Navy played a flawless game. They had an absurd offensive rebounding percentage of 54.5 (above their season average of 28.7) and a free throw rate of 0.235 (above their season average of 0.229). Washington College had marks of 17.1 and 0.096, respectively, for those same stats.
Look for Navy to dominate the offensive glass in this showdown. The Midshipmen rank 14th in offensive rebounding percentage (36.7 percent), while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 316th in defensive rebounding percentage (67.4 percent) dating back to the 2016-17 season. Also, the 349th-ranked offense of the Terriers (offensive efficiency of 91.3) will go head-to-head against the 58th-ranked defense of the Midshipmen (defensive efficiency of 98.4).
Since last season, the Terriers have had records of 5-29 straight up (SU) and 1-1 against the spread (ATS). Vegas has had a tendency to set the total high when St. Francis Brooklyn is involved since last season as 100.0 percent of their games have ended under the O/U total.
Meanwhile, the Midshipmen, are 19-18 SU and 4-3 ATS since last season. Navys games have gone over the projected point total 57.1 percent of the time over that same stretch.
St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. Navy Midshipmen Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Navy, ATS Winner – Navy, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Terriers rank 26th in three pointers attempted per game (25.6) while the Midshipmen rank 175th (20.9).
- St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 210th in blocks per game (2.9) while Navy ranks 279th (2.0).
- Navy ranks seventh in rebounds allowed per game (30.1) while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 329th (41.5).
- The Terriers rank 61st in steals allowed per game (5.4) while the Midshipmen rank 248th (7.4).
- Navy ranks 137th in assists per game (14.0) while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 319th (9.6).