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NCAA Basketball: Fairfield Stags vs. Queens (NC) Royals Prediction 11/18/2023

The Fairfield Stags (0-3) travel to face off against the Queens (NC) Royals (1-2) on Saturday, November 18th. This game will be played at Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia and televised on FloH. Queens (NC) is coming off a win in their previous game, while Fairfield is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Drexel. Tip-off is set for 6:00 ET.

Fairfield Stags vs Queens (NC) Royals

The Fairfield Stags Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Fairfield is currently winless at 0-3 overall after their first three games. Looking at their performance in their last ten road games, Fairfield has a record of 3-7 on the road, going back to last year. Entering today’s game, Fairfield has a 0-3 ATS record. In their previous ten games, including last season, Fairfield is 2-7 against the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Fairfield have had an average of 148 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 138.3 points. Their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Stags have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 68 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.

The Queens (NC) Royals Are Coming Off A Win

The Royals of Queens (NC) are 1-2 heading into their fourth game of the season. They are 0-2 in away games and 1-0 at home. As Queens (NC) enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 0-3. Looking back over their previous ten games, including those from last season, Queens (NC) has gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

Queens (NC) comes in with an over/under record of 2-1-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 155.7 points per game so far. When analyzing the Royals’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 75 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

Fairfield Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Fairfield offense tallied 47 points in a matchup against Drexel. Their field goal percentage for the game was 33.3%, and they made 6 threes. On the offensive front, the Stags have a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, ranking 351st nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 160th in terms of percentage and 14th in three-pointers made.

Brycen Goodine (G) 18.2 4.2 3.0
Louis Bleechmoore (G) 13.0 6.0 0.5
Michael Rogan (G) 10.8 2.8 1.0

Queens (NC) Offense Breakdown

The Queens (NC) offense is coming off a game where they scored 74 points against High Point. They posted a field goal percentage of 36.9% and connected on 11 threes. AJ McKee is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 19.3. Meanwhile, Deyton Albury also brings a PPG average of 15 into the game.

AJ McKee (G) 19.3 5.0 2.7
Deyton Albury (G) 15.0 6.0 3.3
BJ McLaurin (F) 11.7 4.3 1.7

Fairfield Team Defense

So far, the Stags’ defense is ranked 97th in the country at 73.0 points per contest. Fairfield’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Drexel offense to knock down 49% of their shots on their way to putting up 65 points.

Queens (NC) Team Defense

The Royals’ defense is presently ranked 153rd nationally, allowing an average of 84.0 points per contest. In their previous game vs. High Point, the Panthers finished with a field goal percentage of 36% and a total of 72 points vs. Queens (NC).

Stags vs Royals Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Stags have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 65 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last ten home games, Queens (NC) has an ATS record of just 2-8. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 70 points per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Stags have an ATS mark of just 1-4 in their last five games. Fairfield posted a straight up mark of 1-4 in these matchups.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Royals have a straight up record of 3-2, while going 1-4 against the spread.

Stags vs Royals Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +1.5, we recommend going with the Stags on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 156, and our model projects the Stags and Royals to reach a combined total of 147 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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