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    The NJIT Highlanders (3-11, 0-1 America East) visit the Maine Black Bears (6-8, 0-1 America East) after losing four straight road games. The Black Bears are favored by 5.5 points in the contest, which starts at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 8, 2023. The matchup has an over/under of 134.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Black Bears vs. Highlanders

    • Game Day: Sunday, January 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • Location: Orono, Maine
    • Arena: Memorial Gymnasium (Maine)
    Maine vs NJIT Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Maine -5.5 134

    Maine Betting Stats & Information

    • Maine has been the moneyline favorite only one other time so far this season, a game it won.
    • The Black Bears have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -244 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Black Bears have compiled an 8-3-1 record against the spread.
    • The Highlanders have a 4-5 record against the spread when an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year.
    • Maine’s average total in matchups this season has been 139.2, 5.2 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

    NJIT Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, NJIT has won two out of the 12 games, or 16.7%, in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Highlanders have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +190 moneyline set for this game.
    • So far this year, the Highlanders have put together a 6-7-0 record against the spread.
    • In games they have played as at least 5.5-point underdogs this year, the Highlanders are 4-5 against the spread.
    • The average point total for NJIT this season is 1.1 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

    Maine vs. NJIT Season Stat Comparison

    Maine Rank Maine AVG NJIT AVG NJIT Rank
    209th 70.5 Points Scored 63.9 341st
    176th 68.7 Points Allowed 68.9 187th
    356th 27.7 Rebounds 31.1 245th
    329th 6.6 Off. Rebounds 7.6 274th
    240th 6.9 3pt Made 6.6 266th
    123rd 14.2 Assists 12.5 250th
    149th 12.1 Turnovers 11.2 76th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Maine Black Bears Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Black Bears this season is Kellen Tynes, who averages 14.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, and four assists per game.
    • Maine’s leading rebounder is Peter Filipovity averaging 6.6 boards per game and its best passer is Jaden Clayton and his 4.3 assists per game.
    • Gedi Juozapaitis leads the Black Bears in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    NJIT Highlanders Leaders

    • Miles Coleman is at the top of the Highlanders scoring leaderboard with 14.3 points per game. He also pulls down 4.2 rebounds and racks up two assists per game.
    • NJIT’s leader in rebounds is Kevin Osawe with 7.6 per game, and its leader in assists is Raheim Sullivan with 2.9 per game.
    • Adam Hess makes 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Highlanders.
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