Merrimack vs Sacred Heart: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 7, 2021

The Merrimack Warriors host the Sacred Heart Pioneers in a matchup of NEC teams at Hammel Court, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 7. The Warriors are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is set at  for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 7, 2021, 2:13 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Merrimack Betting Information

  • Merrimack played to a 10-6 record against the spread last season.
  • The Warriors had an even record against the spread when favored by at least 5 points, going 1-1 last season.
  • Merrimack and its opponents went over the set total in only 6 of 16 games last season (37.5%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Merrimack Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devin Jensen 31 7.5 2.4 0.6 0.6 0.0 2.1
Mikey Watkins 31 7.5 1.9 1.7 1.9 0.2 0.7
Jordan Minor 31 6.2 4.4 0.8 0.2 1.0 0.1
Ziggy Reid 31 5.2 2.2 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.9
Mykel Derring 31 4.0 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.1 1.1

Sacred Heart Betting Information

  • The Pioneers have played as expected this season with an even 0-0 record against the spread.
  • In zero games this season, the Pioneers covered the over/under in exactly half of their games.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Sacred Heart Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyler Thomas 4 15.3 5.0 3.5 0.5 0.3 2.3
Aaron Clarke 5 12.8 1.0 2.4 1.2 0.0 0.8
Alex Watson 5 8.8 2.0 2.2 1.4 0.4 1.4
Mike Sixsmith 5 8.8 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.0 2.0
Matas Spokas 5 7.8 3.6 1.0 0.0 0.2 1.4

Total Facts

  • In Merrimack’s matchups last season, the Warriors and their opponents exceeded Thursday’s total of 130.5 points eight times (25.8% of opportunities).
  • In 26 out of Sacred Heart’s 33 games last season (78.8%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combined for 136.1 points per game last season, 5.6 points more than the over/under of 130.5 for this game.
  • The 129.6 points per game these two teams allowed their opponents to score on average last season are 0.9 fewer than the 130.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Warriors saw a 123 average over/under in their games last season, 7.5 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 12.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Pioneers games last season (142.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/21/2020 Merrimack Merrimack -2.5 128 -148 +119 Regular Season 64-57 MERMCK
1/2/2020 Sacred Heart Sacred Heart -8.5 138 -435 +327 Regular Season 65-57 MERMCK

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