Saint Francis (BKN) vs Sacred Heart: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 20, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 20, 2021 - Last Updated on February 23, 2021

The Saint Francis (BKN) Terriers (5-7) are 3.5-point favorites as they look to stop a three-game home losing streak when they host the Sacred Heart Pioneers (5-4) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Pope Physical Education Center. The contest airs at 4:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is 151.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Pioneers (+3.5)

The spread for this game suggested by the model (2.6 points) is a little bit less than the 3.5-point edge DraftKings gives to the Terriers, though the data still has them as the favorite.

Pick OU:
Under (151)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 1.1 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Saint Francis (BKN) 76, Sacred Heart 74

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Terriers have an average implied point total of 76.6 this season, which is 0.4 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (77).
  • Saint Francis (BKN) has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (77) eight times.
  • The 71-point average implied total on the season for the Pioneers is three fewer points than the team’s 74-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Sacred Heart has scored more than 74 points three times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Saint Francis (BKN) and Sacred Heart Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Terriers 3-6 1-0 6-3
Pioneers 4-2 0-0 3-3

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

Last 5 Games

Saint Francis (BKN)

Sacred Heart
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/17/2021 Fairleigh Dickinson Win 90-87 2/17/2021 Cent. Conn. St. Win 82-70
2/16/2021 Fairleigh Dickinson Win 83-75 1/31/2021 Mount St. Mary’s Loss 76-64
2/12/2021 Saint Francis (PA) Loss 80-66 1/30/2021 Mount St. Mary’s Win 61-58
2/11/2021 Saint Francis (PA) Win 70-67 1/22/2021 Saint Francis (PA) Win 82-70
2/8/2021 LIU Loss 96-84 1/21/2021 Saint Francis (PA) Loss 76-58

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