Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Great Danes versus the Sharks? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on SNY. The game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The Great Danes are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Sharks. The game's over/under currently sits at 152.5 points.

ALBANY GREAT DANES VS LIU SHARKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: LIU Sharks +9

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, December 28th.

WHY BET THE LIU SHARKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-70 in favor of the Sharks.
  • Not only will LIU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Can Albany Secure a Road Victory?

In today's game against LIU, the Albany team comes in with a 7-6 record. Looking at their previous ten road games, Albany has only won two of them, going 2-8 overall. Albany's ATS record leading up to today's game is 6-5. Over their last five games, the team is 2-2 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Albany have had an average of 149.4 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144.4 points. Their over/under record is 6-4-1. The Great Danes' last five games have culminated with an average of 152 points per game and an over/under record of 2-1-1.

In their latest game, Albany offense put up 73 points against South Florida. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43.8% and made 7 threes. The team's top scorer is Sebastian Thomas, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 16.3, while Amar'e Marshall also maintains a PPG average of 15.2 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Great Danes' defense is positioned 199th in the country, permitting 73.6 points per game. In their previous game vs. South Florida, the Bulls finished with a field goal percentage of 47% and a total of 89 points vs. Albany.

Will LIU Win at Home?

As they prepare for their 12th game, LIU will face Albany with a record of 1-10. In their last three home games, which includes one from last year, LIU has a 0-3 record. Heading into today's game, LIU has a 6-5 ATS record. Over their last five games, the team is 2-3 vs. the spread.

Through 11 games, LIU has an over/under record of 3-8-0 with their games averaging a combined 142.6 points per game so far. When assessing the Sharks' performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 143 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Sharks' offense tallied 59 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 62.3 points per game. The team's scoring leader is Eric Acker, who holds an average of 12.3 as they head into today's matchup. Additionally, Tai Strickland is averaging 11.3 points per game this season.

Facing Albany, LIU aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 77.0 points allowed per game (240th). On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.6 threes per game vs. Albany. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 23.5%.