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Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (7-23) vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (4-21)
February 28, 2022 7:00 PM EDT
The line: Fairleigh Dickinson Knights -3.5 / Central Connecticut State Blue Devils +3.5; Over/Under: -140.5
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The Central Connecticut Blue Devils and Fairleigh Dickinson Knights meet Monday in the Northeast Conference college basketball tournament at Stratis Arena. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are looking to end a five game losing streak. The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are looking for a win after losing six of their last eight games.

The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are averaging 59.7 points on 39.3 percent shooting and allowing 70 points on 46 percent shooting. Nigel Scantlebury is averaging 13.1 points and 3.5 assists, while Ian Krishnan is averaging 10 points and 0.4 assists. Tre Mitchell delivers 1.1 assists and Andre Snoddy grabs 7.1 rebounds. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are shooting 33.9 percent from outside the arc and 70.1 percent from the free throw line. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and grabbing 7.4 rebounds per game.

The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are averaging 60.1 points on 40.5 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Brandon Rush is averaging 14.1 points and 3 rebounds, while Devon Dunn is averaging 10.1 points and 2 assists. John Square Jr. delivers 1.3 assists and Anquan Hill grabs 5.1 rebounds. The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are shooting 32.3 percent from outside the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and grabbing 27.4 rebounds per game.

The Blue Devils are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games after an ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Knights are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games on Monday and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 19-7-1 in the Blue Devils’ last 27 games. Over bets are 4-1 in the Knights’ last 5 games. The favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

It’s hard to back either team with confidence because they’re both terrible and they’ve been beaten hard. However, the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights won the first game of the season and led the Blue Devils into overtime in the other game. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils lose on the road by an average of 13.8 points, and they lose as an underdog by an average of 11.7 points. At home, the Knights should do the job here. I’ll put down the buckets.

Randy Chambers’ Free Pick:

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights -3.5

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