LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds vs. Stony Brook Seawolves Free Prediction


The Stony Brook Seawolves (8-2) will be at home in Island Federal Credit Union Arena when they take on the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (5-4). The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds at Stony Brook Seawolves Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Seawolves edged the George Washington Colonials 77-74, while the Blackbirds won big over 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 was 0.363 and 0.179, respectively. Meanwhile, Stony Brook’s turnover percentage was their biggest strength over George Washington. The Seawolves had a rate of 12.8, while the Colonials posted a mark of 19.5. Elijah Olaniyi played a pivotal role for Stony Brook with 18 points and 10 rebounds. LIU Brooklyn, meanwhile, rallied around Ty Flowers, who finished with 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.

The Blackbirds won the sole contest between these two teams last season, 75-71. LIU Brooklyn’s 0.217 free throw rate was their largest strength over Stony Brook, who had a mark of 0.136.

Akwasi Yeboah and Olaniyi have been playing well over the last five games for Stony Brook. Yeboah has averaged 0 points, while Olaniyi has put up 0 points a game during that span.

Stony Brook could dominate on the defensive side of the ball as they battle against one of the country’s worst offenses. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Seawolves rank 43rd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.490), while LIU Brooklyn is 280th in effective field goal percentage (0.515).

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds vs. Stony Brook Seawolves Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Stony Brook, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Stony Brook ranks 23rd in rebounds per game (37.1) while LIU Brooklyn ranks 265th in rebounds allowed per game (37.0).
  • The Blackbirds rank 25th in steals per game (6.1) while the Seawolves rank 185th (7.5).
  • LIU Brooklyn ranks 175th in assists per game (12.7) while Stony Brook ranks 255th (12.6).
  • The Blackbirds rank fifth in three pointers attempted per game (24.8) while the Seawolves rank 197th (23.0).
  • LIU Brooklyn averages 3.5 blocks per game, which ranks 16th in the nation. Stony Brook ranks 192nd in blocks allowed per game (4.2).