Binghamton Bearcats at Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks ATS Odds

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The Binghamton Bearcats (11-16, 2-10 AmEast) look to end a six-game road losing streak when they clash with the Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks (9-16, 3-9 AmEast) at Costello Athletic Center. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 18, 2018, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.

Binghamton Bearcats vs. Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks ATS Preview

In the Bearcats last game, they beat the Stony Brook Seawolves, 69-57. Fard Muhammad was the games high scorer with 22 points on 6-for-9 shooting. Binghamton played a perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 27.0 (below their season average of 27.4) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.472 (below their season average of 0.520). For those same stats, Stony Brook had marks of 18.9 and 0.387, respectively. The River Hawks are hoping for a better outcome after their 91-81 loss to the Albany Great Danes in their last contest. Jahad Thomas was Massachusetts-Lowell’s leading scorer with 22 points on 9-for-14 shooting. Albany did a fantastic job of making free throws (13-16; 81.3 percent). Massachusetts-Lowell, on the other hand, forced the Great Danes into a turnover percentage of 20.0 (above their season average of 14.5). Thomas has been playing at a high level over the last five games for Massachusetts-Lowell, averaging 24.0 points, 9.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.8 steals per game. These teams have already met once this season. The River Hawks won 79-71. The River Hawks turnover percentage was their biggest advantage over the Bearcats. Massachusetts-Lowell had a rate of 9.7, while Binghamton posted a mark of 14.7. Matt Harris had a standout performance in the victory, producing 24 points.

Binghamton Bearcats vs. Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks Betting Prediction

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Binghamton, ATS Winner – Binghamton, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The River Hawks are 29th in the NCAA with 19.0 three pointers allowed per game while the Bearcats are 60th with 20.0 three pointers allowed per game.
  • Massachusetts-Lowell averages 7.2 steals per game, which ranks 56th in the nation. Binghamton ranks 76th in steals allowed per game (5.8).
  • Binghamton ranks 45th in blocks per game (4.3) while Massachusetts-Lowell ranks 161st (2.9).
  • The Bearcats rank 191st in rebounds per game (34.3) while the River Hawks rank 276th (31.6).
  • Massachusetts-Lowell averages 14.2 assists per game, which ranks 119th in the nation. Binghamton ranks 157th in assists allowed per game (13.8).

Betting Trends:

  • The River Hawks average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 3.6, up from 3.3 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Bearcats have scored an average of 64.4 points per game (6.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 68.2 points per game (1.9 below their season average).