Long Island Sharks vs. Central Connecticut State Blue Devils 2/20/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 20, 2021

The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (4-11) will attempt to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the Long Island Sharks (5-7) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Steinberg Wellness Center as 9.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 146.

Betting Information

LIU vs Cent. Conn. St. Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
LIU -9.5 -110 -110 146 -110 -110 -500 360

Computer Picks

Computer picks for LIU vs Cent. Conn. St.
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
LIU (-9.5) Under (146) LIU 77 Cent. Conn. St. 67

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Total Facts

  • The Sharks and their opponents have combined to put up more than 146 points in 50% of their outings this season (six of 12 opportunities).
  • Cent. Conn. St. and its opponents have combined to score at least 146 points in six of 15 opportunities (40%) this year.
  • The two teams average a combined 5.9 less points per game (140.1) than this matchup’s over/under of 146 points.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 148.3 points per game, 2.3 more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The average over/under the Sharks have had set in matchups this year is 146, the same as this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Blue Devils this season is 3.6 points less than this game’s over/under.

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LIU Betting Information

  • The Sharks have struggled a bit against the spread this season, posting a 4-7 record.
  • LIU and its opponents have converted the over just 5 times in 11 (45.5%) games this season.

Cent. Conn. St. Betting Information

  • The Blue Devils have a 5-8 record against the spread, covering in just 38.5% of their outings.
  • Cent. Conn. St. and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this season — 5 of 13 (38.5%).

Head to Head

LIU vs Cent. Conn. St. (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2020 LIU -8 145.5 -390 +285 Regular Season 90-74 LIUB
1/9/2020 LIU -14.5 151.5 -1667 +850 Regular Season 90-78 LIUB
2/28/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-55 LIUB
1/26/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-71 LIUB

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LIU Leaders

  • The Sharks scoring leader is Ty Flowers, who averages 16.9 per contest to go with 7.7 rebounds and 3.4 assists.
  • Eral Penn is the Sharks leading rebounder, pulling down 10.4 per game, while Jermaine Jackson Jr. is their best passer, averaging 3.5 assists in each contest.
  • Jackson’s 2.3 threes per game leads the Sharks.
  • The LIU leader in both steals and blocks is Penn, who averages 2.0 takeaways and 1.7 rejections per game.

Cent. Conn. St. Leaders

  • Greg Outlaw averages 10.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game for the Blue Devils, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the squad.
  • The Blue Devils’ top assist machine is Nigel Scantlebury with a stat line of 3.8 assists, 8.2 points, and 2.5 rebounds per game.
  • Tre Mitchell leads his teammates on the Blue Devils with 1.8 made threes per outing.
  • The Blue Devils’ leader in steals is Outlaw with 1.3 per game, and Karrington Wallace is their leader in blocks with 1.2 per game.
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