St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers at NJIT Highlanders ATS Prediction


The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (5-3) will travel to the Wellness and Events Center to challenge the NJIT Highlanders (8-2). Action gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. NJIT Highlanders ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Highlanders won a close one over the Colgate Raiders 81-78, while the Terriers dismantled the Medgar Evers Cougars 92-42.

St. Francis Brooklyn dominated every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.400 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 45.5. For those same stats, Medgar Evers put up marks of 0.103 and 21.6, respectively. Meanwhile, NJIT’s turnover percentage was their largest strength over Colgate. The Highlanders had a rate of 10.7, while the Raiders posted a mark of 14.5. NJIT rallied around Reilly Walsh, who contributed 21 points. Jalen Jordan had a solid performance for St. Francis Brooklyn, contributing 14 points and eight rebounds.

The physical NJIT offense might be getting to the foul line a lot in this matchup. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Highlanders rank 43rd in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.234, while St. Francis Brooklyn has been among the nation’s most foul-prone squads (giving up a 332nd-ranked FTA rate of 0.301).

St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. NJIT Highlanders ATS Pick

Pick: SU Winner – NJIT, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 50th in three pointers attempted per game (25.5) while NJIT ranks 236th (21.3).
  • The Highlanders rank 11th in steals allowed per game (5.8) while the Terriers rank 89th (5.8).
  • The Terriers rank 37th in assists allowed per game (11.0) while the Highlanders rank 198th (12.9).
  • St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 185th in rebounds per game (35.4) while NJIT ranks 289th (34.8).