Wednesday's game between the NJIT Highlanders (2-1) and the Rider Broncs (1-1) at NJIT Wellness and Events Center has a good chance to be a close matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 61-60, with NJIT securing the victory. Tipoff is at 7:00 PM ET on November 15.

The Highlanders enter this game after a 104-57 loss to Notre Dame on Sunday.

The Highlanders head into this game after a 104-57 loss to Notre Dame on Sunday. The Broncs won their most recent outing 61-47 against Merrimack on Sunday. Alejandra Zuniga put up 14 points, four rebounds and two assists for the Highlanders. Makayla Firebaugh scored 19 points in the Broncs' victory, leading the team.

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NJIT vs. Rider Game Info

  • When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: NJIT Wellness and Events Center in Newark, New Jersey
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+

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NJIT vs. Rider Score Prediction

  • Prediction: NJIT 61, Rider 60

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NJIT Performance Insights (2022-23)

  • The Highlanders' -96 scoring differential last season (outscored by 3.3 points per game) was a result of putting up 60.5 points per game (268th in college basketball) while giving up 63.8 per outing (166th in college basketball).
  • In conference matchups last year, NJIT averaged more points per contest (61.1) than its overall average (60.5).
  • The Highlanders averaged 59.2 points per game at home. In away games, they fared better offensively, averaging 61.6 points per contest last year.
  • NJIT allowed 62.1 points per game last year at home, which was 3.2 fewer points than it allowed when playing on the road (65.3).

Rider Performance Insights (2022-23)

  • The Broncs averaged 59.6 points per game last season (287th in college basketball) while giving up 67.2 per contest (252nd in college basketball). They had a -235 scoring differential overall and were outscored by 7.6 points per game.
  • In 2022-23, Rider scored 58.7 points per game in MAAC play, and 59.6 overall.
  • At home the Broncs put up 57.8 points per game last season, 1.4 fewer points than they averaged away (59.2).
  • Rider gave up 64.4 points per game at home last season, and 69.8 on the road.

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