LIU @ St. Francis (Pa.)
Current Records: LIU 11-13; St. Francis (Pa.) 8-17
What to Know
After a two-game homestand, the LIU Sharks will be on the road. LIU and the St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash will face off in a Northeast battle at 7 p.m. ET Thursday at DeGol Arena. The Sharks will be strutting in after a win while St. Francis (Pa.) will be stumbling in from a defeat.
The Bryant Bulldogs typically have all the answers at home, but on Saturday LIU proved too difficult a challenge. LIU took down Bryant 99-88.
Meanwhile, the Red Flash were close but no cigar on Saturday as they fell 54-52 to the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers.
Barring any buzzer beaters, LIU is expected to win a tight contest. The smart bettors have been the ones to keep their money on LIU's opponents whenever they hit the road.
The Sharks didn't have too much breathing room in their matchup with St. Francis (Pa.) in the teams' previous meeting in January, but they still walked away with a 75-70 victory. The rematch might be a little tougher for LIU since the squad won't have home-court advantage. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: DeGol Arena -- Loretto, Pennsylvania
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Sharks are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Red Flash, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
LIU have won eight out of their last 14 games against St. Francis (Pa.).
- Jan 08, 2022 - LIU 75 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 70
- Jan 08, 2021 - LIU 71 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 58
- Jan 07, 2021 - LIU 78 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 75
- Feb 23, 2020 - St. Francis (Pa.) 74 vs. LIU 71
- Jan 23, 2020 - LIU 86 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 81
- Mar 09, 2019 - St. Francis (Pa.) 72 vs. LIU 64
- Feb 23, 2019 - LIU 69 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 66
- Jan 10, 2019 - St. Francis (Pa.) 74 vs. LIU 67
- Feb 08, 2018 - LIU 83 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 67
- Jan 04, 2018 - St. Francis (Pa.) 85 vs. LIU 68
- Feb 04, 2017 - St. Francis (Pa.) 80 vs. LIU 78
- Jan 07, 2017 - LIU 83 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 70
- Feb 20, 2016 - LIU 94 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 89
- Jan 09, 2016 - St. Francis (Pa.) 72 vs. LIU 65