The Binghamton Bearcats (9-17, 3-10 AmEast) wrap up their home schedule at Events Center against the Hartford Hawks (14-14, 7-6 AmEast). The game begins at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 22, 2020.
Hartford Hawks at Binghamton Bearcats ATS Odds
In their last matchup, the Bearcats won a close one over the UMass Lowell River Hawks, 86-84, while the Hawks were beaten by the New Hampshire Wildcats, 67-63.
The Bearcats knocked down 19 of their 26 free throws (73.1 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.657 (above their season average of 0.483). Hartford, on the other hand, did an excellent job of converting from the free throw line (16-22; 72.7 percent). Binghamton’s Sam Sessoms played well, recording 39 points and six assists. Malik Ellison, meanwhile played a pivotal role for Hartford with 28 points and 13 rebounds.
In their first matchup this year, Moses Flowers led the Hawks to a 73-57 win. He produced 15 points and nine rebounds. The Hawks’ 12.6 turnover percentage was their largest strength over the Bearcats, who had a rate of 25.8.
Points at the line might be rare for Binghamton in this battle. The Bearcats currently rank 346th in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.165, while Hartford ranks 99th in FTA rate allowed (0.200).
Hartford vs. Binghamton Pick
Prediction: SU Winner – Binghamton, ATS Winner – Binghamton, O/U – Over
- Binghamton ranks sixth in three pointers attempted per game (29.2) while Hartford ranks 193rd in three pointers allowed per game (22.8).
- The Hawks rank 171st in assists per game (12.7) while the Bearcats rank 225th in assists allowed per game (14.4).
- Hartford ranks 49th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while Binghamton ranks 64th (2.9).
- The Hawks rank 70th in steals per game (7.3) while the Bearcats rank 227th (5.0).
- Binghamton averages 35.2 rebounds per game, which ranks 162nd in the country. Hartford ranks 282nd in rebounds allowed per game (39.3).
- During their last five games, the Bearcats have scored an average of 65.6 points per game (3.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 75.8 points per game (0.5 below their season average).
- The Hawks’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 3.4, up from 1.0 for the season.