LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds vs. Saint Peter’s Peacocks Free Prediction


The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (4-4) will travel to the Yanitelli Center to square off against the Saint Peter’s Peacocks (2-6). Action begins at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds vs. Saint Peter’s Peacocks Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Peacocks defeated the Lafayette Leopards 93-86, while the Blackbirds dismantled the College of New Rochelle Blue Angels 109-76.

LIU Brooklyn played a nearly flawless game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.597 and a free throw rate of 0.221. For those same stats, College of New Rochelle put up marks of 0.363 and 0.179, respectively. The Peacocks, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (12.0 vs. 16.8) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (35.7 vs. 27.5). Davauhnte Turner played a key role for Saint Peter’s with 25 points, eight assists and six rebounds. Ty Flowers had a good outing for LIU Brooklyn, recording 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.

The Peacocks won the sole game between these two teams last season, 71-56. The Peacocks’ 11.7 turnover percentage was their biggest advantage over the Blackbirds, who had a rate of 15.6.

It will be a showdown of conflicting tempos as the up-tempo Blackbirds will look to push the slower-paced Peacocks. Since last season, the Blackbirds rank 55th in possessions per game while the Peacocks are 328th.

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds at Saint Peter’s Peacocks Betting Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Saint Peter’s, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • LIU Brooklyn ranks 71st in rebounds per game (38.0) while Saint Peter’s ranks 281st (33.1).
  • The Blackbirds rank 202nd in assists per game (12.7) while the Peacocks rank 261st (11.5).
  • The Blackbirds rank 72nd in three pointers attempted per game (24.6) while the Peacocks rank 177th in three pointers allowed per game (22.6).
  • Saint Peter’s averages 6.6 steals per game, which ranks 105th in the nation. LIU Brooklyn ranks 188th in steals allowed per game (6.7).