The Belmont Bruins (3-1) will be at home in Curb Event Center when they challenge the Seattle Redhawks (2-2). Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 19, 2017.
Seattle Redhawks vs. Belmont Bruins Free Preview
In the Redhawks last game, they dismantled the Detroit Titans, 102-71. With 16 points and 10 rebounds, Seattles Aaron Menzies had a solid outing. Seattle played a nearly perfect game. They had an absurd effective field goal percentage of 0.731 (above their season average of 0.500) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.5 (above their season average of 28.2). Detroit recorded marks of 0.411 and 22.0, respectively, for those same stats.
The Bruins come in on a high note after defeating the Houston Baptist Huskies in their last matchup, 93-88. Belmonts Dylan Windler played a pivotal role with 23 points, 14 rebounds and five assists. Belmont dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an absurd free throw rate of 0.387 (above their season average of 0.221) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 28.9 (above their season average of 24.2). Houston Baptist was 0.219 and 24.5, respectively, for those same stats.
This battle pits one of the nations top offenses against one of its elite defensesSince the 2016-17 season, Belmont ranks 18th in effective field goal percentage (0.556), while Seattle is 32nd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.467). Moreover, the Redhawks rank 330th in offensive rebounding percentage (23.0 percent), while the Bruins rank 21st in defensive rebounding percentage (75.1 percent).
Seattle Redhawks at Belmont Bruins Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Seattle, ATS Winner – Seattle, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Redhawks rank 94th in steals per game (6.8) while the Bruins rank 278th (4.3).
- Belmont ranks 225th in blocks per game (2.6) while Seattle ranks 244th (2.4).
- Belmont averages 29.9 three pointers per game, which ranks fourth in the NCAA. Seattle ranks 314th in three pointers allowed per game (26.7).
- The Bruins average 16.0 assists per game, which ranks 36th in the nation. The Redhawks rank 267th in assists allowed per game (15.1).
- Belmont ranks 48th in rebounds allowed per game (32.8) while Seattle ranks 259th (37.6).