Merrimack vs Saint Francis (BKN): College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 26, 2021

The Merrimack Warriors (8-7) are 2.5-point favorites as they try to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Saint Francis (BKN) Terriers (9-9) on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Hammel Court. The matchup airs at 4:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 138.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 26, 2021, 1:18 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Merrimack Betting Information

  • Merrimack is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 6-5.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Warriors are 4-2 against the spread this season.
  • In 27.3% of its games this season (3/11), Merrimack and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Warriors fell victim to the Terriers 84-71 on Thursday in each team’s last contest. Travis Atson led the Terriers with 19 points, while Ziggy Reid scored 14 points to lead the Warriors. The Terriers covered the 2.5-point line, and the game went over the 136.5-point over/under.

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
Mikey Watkins 15 12.1 3.9 4.1 2.1 0.0 0.7
Jordan Minor 15 12.0 8.7 1.7 0.6 1.4 0.1
Ziggy Reid 15 10.2 5.4 1.2 0.9 1.1 1.2
Mykel Derring 15 8.5 2.0 0.9 0.9 0.1 2.1
Malik Edmead 14 8.3 1.6 1.6 0.8 0.0 0.2

Saint Francis (BKN) Betting Information

  • In their games this season, the Terriers have come up with an even record of 7-7 ATS.
  • When playing as at least a 2.5-point underdog, the Terriers maintain an even 4-4 record against the spread.
  • Saint Francis (BKN) and its opponents have regularly covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 64.3% (9) of its 14 games played.
  • The Terriers won 84-71 over the Warriors when they met on Thursday. Reid scored 14 points for the Warriors, while Atson paced the Terriers with 19. The Terriers covered the 2.5-point spread, and the game went over the 136.5 point total set for the matchup.

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

Saint Francis (BKN) Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Chauncey Hawkins 15 16.3 2.7 4.5 1.5 0.3 1.4
Travis Atson 18 15.2 6.9 2.1 1.3 0.1 1.7
Unique McLean 18 12.7 7.2 2.2 1.2 0.6 0.7
Rob Higgins 18 11.1 2.4 2.2 1.4 0.1 0.9
Vuk Stevanic 18 6.3 2.9 1.7 0.4 0.6 0.0

Total Facts

  • In Merrimack’s matchups this season, the Warriors and their opponents have eclipsed Friday’s over/under of 138 points four times (26.7% of opportunities).
  • In 72.2% of Saint Francis (BKN)’s games this season (13 of 18), the total points scored was more than Friday’s 138-point over/under.
  • The Warriors average 66.1 points per game against the Terriers’ 78.3, amounting to 6.4 points over the game’s total of 138.
  • This game’s point total is 8.1 fewer points than the 146.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Warriors have seen a 132.5 average over/under in their games this season, 5.5 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • Terriers games have a total points bet of 158.1 points this season, 20.1 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/25/2021 Merrimack Merrimack -2.5 136.5 -145 +120 Regular Season 84-71 STFRBK
2/13/2020 Merrimack Saint Francis (BKN) -1 126.5 -116 -106 Regular Season 60-50 MERMCK
1/30/2020 Merrimack Merrimack -5.5 126.5 -253 +198 Regular Season 61-50 MERMCK

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