The New Hampshire Wildcats (9-9, 2-3 AmEast) will be at the Events Center to square off with the Binghamton Bearcats (8-11, 2-4 AmEast) in an AmEast matchup. The game gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 25, 2020.
New Hampshire Wildcats at Binghamton Bearcats Betting Odds
Both teams were victorious over their last opponent. The Bearcats defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves 83-79, while the Wildcats beat the UMBC Retrievers 65-60.
The Wildcats held the Retrievers to an offensive rebounding percentage of 10.8 (below their season average of 26.7) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.500 (above their season average of 0.483). Meanwhile, Binghamton’s 0.577 effective field goal percentage was their biggest advantage over Stony Brook, who had a mark of 0.493. The Bearcats’ mark was above their season average of 0.495. Binghamton’s Pierre Sarr played well, recording 19 points, 14 rebounds and five assists. Sean Sutherlin, meanwhile played a pivotal role for New Hampshire with 14 points and 14 rebounds.
The Bearcats dominated this series last year, taking both games. In the most recent game, Binghamton won 68-61. The Bearcats’ turnover percentage was their largest strength over the Wildcats. Binghamton had a rate of 17.0, while New Hampshire posted a mark of 19.1. This is the first time these teams will meet this year.
Binghamton might have difficulty finding the bottom of the net as they square off against one of the nation’s best defenses. New Hampshire ranks 39th in defensive efficiency while the Bearcats rank 218th in offensive efficiency. Moreover, the Wildcats, who rank 336th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.168), will square off against the Bearcats, who rank 36th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.170).
New Hampshire vs. Binghamton Free Pick
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – New Hampshire, ATS Winner – New Hampshire, O/U – Under
- New Hampshire averages 43.1 rebounds per game, which ranks second in the country. Binghamton ranks 235th in rebounds allowed per game (38.6).
- The Wildcats rank 18th in assists allowed per game (9.8) while the Bearcats rank 210th (14.7).
- New Hampshire averages 26.8 three pointers per game, which ranks 33rd in the nation. Binghamton ranks 204th in three pointers allowed per game (23.5).
- During their last five games, the Wildcats have scored an average of 59.0 points per game (11.2 below their season average) and allowed an average of 64.2 points per game (1.9 below their season average).
- The Bearcats’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 10.6, up from 6.0 for the season.