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St. Francis (Pa.) @ Wagner

Current Records: St. Francis (Pa.) 7-12; Wagner 12-2

What to Know

After two games on the road, the Wagner Seahawks are heading back home. The Seahawks and the St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash will face off in a Northeast battle at 7 p.m. ET Thursday at Spiro Sports Center. Wagner is out to keep their six-game home win streak alive.

Wagner strolled past the Merrimack Warriors with points to spare on Sunday, taking the contest 71-57.

Meanwhile, St. Francis (Pa.) didn't have too much trouble with the Sacred Heart Pioneers at home on Sunday as they won 85-74.

Wagner is the favorite in this one, with an expected 15-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (7-2), so they might be worth a quick bet.

Wagner is now 12-2 while the Red Flash sit at 7-12. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: The Seahawks enter the matchup with a 49% field goal percentage, good for 14th best in college basketball. Less enviably, St. Francis (Pa.) has allowed their opponents to shoot 45.90% from the floor on average, which is the 29th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked against St. Francis (Pa.).

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Spiro Sports Center -- Staten Island, New York
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Seahawks are a big 15-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 15-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Wagner have won eight out of their last 14 games against St. Francis (Pa.).

  • Dec 29, 2021 - Wagner 72 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 64
  • Feb 21, 2021 - Wagner 70 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 68
  • Feb 20, 2021 - Wagner 67 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 52
  • Feb 08, 2020 - St. Francis (Pa.) 85 vs. Wagner 68
  • Jan 09, 2020 - St. Francis (Pa.) 80 vs. Wagner 62
  • Feb 28, 2019 - St. Francis (Pa.) 83 vs. Wagner 72
  • Jan 24, 2019 - Wagner 83 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 79
  • Jan 26, 2018 - Wagner 91 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 61
  • Jan 18, 2018 - Wagner 73 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 64
  • Mar 04, 2017 - St. Francis (Pa.) 71 vs. Wagner 70
  • Feb 09, 2017 - Wagner 76 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 74
  • Jan 26, 2017 - St. Francis (Pa.) 72 vs. Wagner 67
  • Feb 25, 2016 - Wagner 69 vs. St. Francis (Pa.) 54
  • Jan 02, 2016 - St. Francis (Pa.) 73 vs. Wagner 65