Rider takes on Delaware following James’ 23-point game

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (7-4) at Rider Broncs (4-4, 1-0 MAAC)

Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rider -1; over/under is 142

BOTTOM LINE: Rider hosts the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens after Mervin James scored 23 points in Rider’s 78-67 win over the Stonehill Skyhawks.

The Broncs have gone 2-0 at home. Rider is third in the MAAC in rebounding averaging 33.3 rebounds. James paces the Broncs with 5.8 boards.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens are 1-3 on the road. Delaware is 1-0 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dwight Murray Jr. averages 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Broncs, scoring 19.4 points while shooting 42.5% from beyond the arc. James is shooting 40.4% and averaging 12.6 points for Rider.

L.J. Owens averages 1.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Fightin’ Blue Hens, scoring 11.5 points while shooting 38.8% from beyond the arc. Jameer Nelson Jr. is shooting 46.6% and averaging 19.5 points over the last 10 games for Delaware.

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