Sacred Heart Pioneers vs Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers Odds & Info
|Game||Sacred Heart Pioneers vs Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers|
|Date & Time||Wednesday March 4, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)|
William H. Pitt Center Fairfield, CT
SHU -7.5 O/U 131.5
The Mt. St. Mary’s Mountaineers are set to visit William H. Pitt Center in Fairfield, Connecticut for the quarterfinal round of the Northeast Conference Tournament, and they will face the Sacred Heart Pioneers. The Mt. St. Mary’s Mountaineers come into this matchup with an 11-20 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent home game against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights, 83-77. Leading the way for the Mt. St. Mary’s Mountaineers was sophomore guard Damian Chong Qui as he recorded 18 points and 4 assists. Joining Chong Qui in the backcourt was junior guard Brandon Leftwich who had a productive outing for the Mountaineers as he pitched in 18 points.
The Mt. St. Mary’s Mountaineers had a solid shooting game against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights as they connected on 26 of their 58 field goal attempts (44.8%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (20.8%). The Mt. St. Mary’s Mountaineers won the turnover battle against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (12-9), but they were edged out by the Knights in the rebounding department (36-28).
The Sacred Heart Pioneers come into this matchup with a 19-12 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Long Island Sharks, 76-67. Leading the way for the Sacred Heart Pioneers was sophomore guard Aaron Clarke as he recorded 23 points. Joining Clarke in the backcourt was junior guard E.J. Anosike who had a productive outing for the Pioneers as he pitched in 20 points, 17 rebounds, and 6 assists.
The Sacred Heart Pioneers struggled shooting the ball against the Long Island Sharks as they connected on 26 of their 62 field goal attempts (41.9%), and they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (31%). The Sacred Heart Pioneers lost the turnover battle against the Long Island Sharks (18-8), but they dominated in the Sharks in the rebounding department (54-24).
Recent Betting Trends
- Mt. St. Mary’s is 6-10-1 ATS against Northeast Conference opponents this season.
- The over is 10-7 after a Mt. St. Mary’s loss this season.
- Sacred Heart is 12-6-1 ATS as the favorite this season.
- The under is 14-3 after a Sacred Heart win this season.
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The Sacred Heart Pioneers are playing some of their best basketball heading into the conference tournament as they have rattled off 3 straight wins, and they will get a chance on advancing on against a Mt. St. Mary’s team they beat in their only meeting this season. The Pioneers have been solid on both sides of the court in NEC play as they rank 4th in points scored and 3rd in points allowed, and they have one of the best players in the conference as E.J. Anosike is averaging 15.7 PPG and 12.3 RPG. The Mt. St. Mary’s Mountaineers are one of the worst scoring teams in the country as they are only averaging 64.3 PPG, and they rank 335th in field goal percentage. The Pioneers defense should be enough to pull away in this game, but the biggest difference is the fact that they have 4 starters averaging over 10 PPG this season. Final Score Prediction, Sacred Heart Pioneers win and cover ATS 73-61.