The New Hampshire Wildcats (3-14, 1-3 AmEast) and the Hartford Hawks (9-10, 2-2 AmEast) face off at Chase Family Arena. The Wildcats will attempt to snap a nine-game road losing streak. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
New Hampshire Wildcats vs. Hartford Hawks ATS Odds
Both teams fell in their last contest. The Hawks lost a close one to the Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks, 76-73, while the Wildcats fell to the Vermont Catamounts, 73-59.
New Hampshire held Vermont to an offensive rebounding percentage of 17.2 (below their season average of 27.4) while Hartford had an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.1 (above their season average of 25.6). John Carroll put together a solid performance for Hartford with 31 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Jayden Martinez had a solid performance for New Hampshire, recording 12 points and eight rebounds.
The Hawks dominated this series last year, securing victories in all three games. In the most recent contest, Hartford won 71-60. One of Hartford’s biggest advantages was getting to the free throw line. They had 28 free throw attempts, while New Hampshire had just 13. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.
Second-chance points might be hard to find for Hartford in this meeting. The Hawks rank 264th in offensive rebounding percentage (26.2 percent), while New Hampshire ranks 39th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.7 percent).
New Hampshire Wildcats vs. Hartford Hawks Odds Pick
Prediction: SU Winner – Hartford, O/U – Over
- New Hampshire ranks 24th in assists allowed per game (10.5) while Hartford ranks 162nd (14.1).
- The Wildcats rank 201st in rebounds per game (34.5) while the Hawks rank 274th (30.8).
- The Wildcats rank 30th in three pointers attempted per game (27.0) while the Hawks rank 150th in three pointers allowed per game (22.8).
- New Hampshire ranks 16th in steals allowed per game (4.9) while Hartford ranks 104th (6.4).
- During their last five games, the Wildcats have scored an average of 59.4 points per game (5.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 68.8 points per game (2.8 below their season average).
- The Hawks’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 3.6, up from 1.7 for the season.