Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Seahawks versus the Knights? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Bogota Savings Bank Center in Hackensack, NJ. The over/under for this game is set at 139.5 points, and Fairleigh Dickinson is favored by -2 vs. Wagner in a Northeast conference matchup.

WAGNER SEAHAWKS VS FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON KNIGHTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Fairleigh Dickinson Knights -2

This game will be played at Bogota Savings Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 8th.

WHY BET THE FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON KNIGHTS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Knights.
  • Not only will Fairleigh Dickinson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Taking a Look at the Seahawks Chances in Hackensack

Wagner comes into this game as a two-point underdog, and they have gone 3-7 in their 10 games as the underdog this season. They are also 4-8 on the road, and they have lost their last two games away from home.

Overall, the Seahawks are 10-11 this season, and they are 4-4 in Northeast Conference play. They are coming off a 71-61 loss to Stonehill, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 road games.

Wagner's ATS record this season is 8-10, including going 4-8 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Seahawks have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

Wagner's over/under record this season is 7-11, and their games have averaged 125.4 points per game. Today's over/under line of 139.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (128.5), and 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0, and those games have averaged 134 points.

In their recent game, the Seahawks' offense concluded with 61 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 64.4 points per contest. The team's scoring leader is Melvin Council Jr., who holds an average of 14.7 as they head into today's matchup. Additionally, Tahron Allen is averaging 9.5 points per game this season.

At present, the Seahawks' defense is nationally ranked 11th, allowing 62.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Wagner's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.3% this season.

Will Fairleigh Dickinson Win at Home?

After their 82-75 win over LIU, Fairleigh Dickinson has won two straight games and now sits at 11-12 overall. They are 5-3 in Northeast Conference play compared to 6-9 in non-conference games.

At home this season, the Knights are 4-5, and over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 5-5. So far, they have been favored in eight games, going 6-2.

At home this season, Fairleigh Dickinson has an ATS record of just 2-6-1 and they are 1-3-1 vs. the spread in their last 5 home games. However, over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Knights have gone 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Fairleigh Dickinson games is 13-8 and today's line of 139.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (153.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points.

The Fairleigh Dickinson offense is coming off a game in which they scored 82 points vs. LIU. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.9% while connecting on 10 threes. The team's top scorer is Ansley Almonor, who enters today's matchup with an average of 16.6, while Sean Moore also carries a PPG average of 12.8 into the game.

At present, the Knights' defense is nationally ranked 305th, allowing 79.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.7 threes per game vs. Wagner. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.1%.