Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (15-12, 8-4 NEC) at Sacred Heart Pioneers (13-14, 6-6 NEC)
Fairfield, Connecticut; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sacred Heart -2.5; over/under is 155.5
BOTTOM LINE: Fairleigh Dickinson faces the Sacred Heart Pioneers after Demetre Roberts scored 21 points in Fairleigh Dickinson’s 77-73 loss to the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils.
The Pioneers have gone 7-4 in home games. Sacred Heart has a 2-4 record in one-possession games.
The Knights are 8-4 against NEC opponents. Fairleigh Dickinson is 4-1 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bryce Johnson is averaging 9.9 points and 7.9 rebounds for the Pioneers. Nico Galette is averaging 15.3 points over the last 10 games for Sacred Heart.
Grant Singleton averages 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Knights, scoring 15.0 points while shooting 39.9% from beyond the arc. Roberts is shooting 42.6% and averaging 16.8 points over the past 10 games for Fairleigh Dickinson.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pioneers: 5-5, averaging 73.1 points, 30.2 rebounds, 14.0 assists, 8.7 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.2 points per game.
Knights: 6-4, averaging 79.5 points, 28.0 rebounds, 15.8 assists, 7.9 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 78.0 points.
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