Binghamton Bearcats at LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Free Prediction 12/21/18

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The Binghamton Bearcats (3-9) and the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (5-5) clash at Steinberg Wellness Center. The Bearcats can snap a five-game road losing streak. Action starts at 12 p.m. ET on Friday, December 21, 2018.

Binghamton Bearcats vs. LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Blackbirds had no trouble getting past the College of New Rochelle Blue Angels, 109-76, while the Bearcats fell to the Cornell Big Red, 86-75.

LIU Brooklyn dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.597 and a free throw rate of 0.221. College of New Rochelle had marks of 0.363 and 0.179, respectively, for those same stats. Binghamton, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (15.0 vs. 16.1). Ty Flowers was a key piece for LIU Brooklyn with 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Meanwhile, Binghamton was led by Sam Sessoms, who had 27 points and five rebounds.

The Blackbirds won the lone contest between these two teams last year, 74-66. The Blackbirds’ 26.9 offensive rebounding percentage was their largest advantage over the Bearcats, who had a rate of 18.8. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Raiquan Clark has taken his game to another level recently for LIU Brooklyn, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

It will be a battle of conflicting styles as the fast-paced Blackbirds will look to push the more methodical Bearcats. The Blackbirds rank 30th in possessions per game while the Bearcats are 186th.

Binghamton Bearcats vs. LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds ATS Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – LIU Brooklyn, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • LIU Brooklyn averages 29.9 three pointers per game, which ranks seventh in the country. Binghamton ranks 150th in three pointers allowed per game (23.2).
  • The Blackbirds rank 42nd in steals per game (7.9) while the Bearcats rank 166th (5.3).
  • LIU Brooklyn ranks 132nd in assists per game (13.2) while Binghamton ranks 210th in assists allowed per game (15.9).
  • The Blackbirds average 37.0 rebounds per game, which ranks 107th in the country. The Bearcats rank 245th in rebounds allowed per game (41.3).
  • Binghamton averages 6.5 blocks per game, which ranks fourth in the NCAA. LIU Brooklyn ranks 139th in blocks allowed per game (4.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Blackbirds have scored an average of 84.0 points per game (6.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 84.0 points per game (5.5 above their season average).
  • The Bearcats’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 4.2, down from 4.6 for the season.