Bryant Bulldogs at Merrimack Warriors ATS Prediction 01/15/20

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The Bryant Bulldogs (9-7, 1-2 NEC) will be at Hammel Court to meet the Merrimack Warriors (9-8, 3-1 NEC) in a NEC matchup. Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

Bryant Bulldogs vs. Merrimack Warriors Betting Odds

In their last game, the Warriors defeated the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils, 58-46, while the Bulldogs lost a tough one against the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers, 67-65.

The Warriors forced 24 turnovers and had a free throw rate of 0.333 (above their season average of 0.158). Bryant, meanwhile, was lights out from three-point territory (11-23; 47.8 percent). Idris Joyner put together a good outing for Merrimack with 15 points and nine rebounds. Adam Grant, meanwhile played well for Bryant, putting up 17 points.

There’s a decent chance that Bryant struggles to create turnovers. Merrimack ranks 78th in the NCAA at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.9 percent), while Bryant forces the 196th-most turnovers (19.6 percent). Furthermore, the Bulldogs rank 58th in opponents’ effective field goal percentage (0.454), while the Warriors rank 284th in effective field goal percentage (0.477).

Bryant Bulldogs at Merrimack Warriors Free Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Bryant ranks 40th in rebounds per game (39.4) while Merrimack ranks 274th (28.4).
  • The Bulldogs rank 74th in assists per game (14.6) while the Warriors rank 165th in assists allowed per game (13.6).
  • Merrimack ranks fourth in steals per game (10.6) while Bryant ranks 73rd in steals allowed per game (6.1).
  • The Bulldogs rank 27th in blocks per game (4.9) while the Warriors rank 154th (2.6).
  • Merrimack ranks fifth in three pointers allowed per game (15.6) while Bryant ranks 115th (21.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Bulldogs have scored an average of 67.8 points per game (5.1 below their season average) and allowed an average of 70.2 points per game (1.8 above their season average).
  • The Warriors’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.0, up from 0.6 for the season.