Who's Playing

LIU @ Wagner

Current Records: LIU 9-12; Wagner 15-2

What to Know

A Northeast battle is on tap between the LIU Sharks and the Wagner Seahawks at 1 p.m. ET Saturday at Spiro Sports Center. These two teams are tiptoeing into their matchup after sneaking past their previous opponents.

It was a close one, but on Thursday LIU sidestepped the Sacred Heart Pioneers for a 79-75 win.

Speaking of close games: Wagner sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 54-52 victory over the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils on Thursday.

The Sharks are expected to lose this next one by 9.5. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn't have high expectations for them since the team is 3-7 ATS when expected to lose.

LIU is now 9-12 while Wagner sits at 15-2. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: LIU is stumbling into the contest with the 52nd most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 14.4 on average. To make matters even worse for the Sharks, the Seahawks come into the game boasting the 31st most takeaways per game in college basketball at 16. So the cards are definitely stacked in Wagner's favor.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 1 p.m. ET
  • Where: Spiro Sports Center -- Staten Island, New York
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Seahawks are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Sharks, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Seahawks as a 10.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

LIU have won eight out of their last 15 games against Wagner.

  • Jan 21, 2022 - Wagner 92 vs. LIU 85
  • Jan 15, 2021 - Wagner 76 vs. LIU 74
  • Jan 14, 2021 - LIU 77 vs. Wagner 66
  • Feb 27, 2020 - LIU 74 vs. Wagner 66
  • Jan 20, 2020 - Wagner 72 vs. LIU 64
  • Feb 09, 2019 - Wagner 68 vs. LIU 65
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Wagner 71 vs. LIU 59
  • Mar 06, 2018 - LIU 71 vs. Wagner 61
  • Feb 17, 2018 - Wagner 78 vs. LIU 74
  • Jan 13, 2018 - LIU 69 vs. Wagner 67
  • Feb 25, 2017 - LIU 88 vs. Wagner 84
  • Jan 19, 2017 - LIU 76 vs. Wagner 69
  • Mar 05, 2016 - Wagner 81 vs. LIU 65
  • Feb 11, 2016 - LIU 82 vs. Wagner 69
  • Jan 14, 2016 - LIU 71 vs. Wagner 70