The Vermont Catamounts (11-6, 1-1 AmEast) will be at the Events Center to challenge the Binghamton Bearcats (7-9, 1-2 AmEast) in an AmEast matchup. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
Vermont Catamounts at Binghamton Bearcats Betting Odds
In their last matchup, the Bearcats were blown out by the UMass Lowell River Hawks, 85-66, while the Catamounts dismantled the UMBC Retrievers, 74-50.
Vermont dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a great offensive rebounding percentage of 30.3 (above their season average of 27.0) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.555 (above their season average of 0.490). For those same stats, UMBC recorded marks of 17.1 and 0.396, respectively. Binghamton, on the other hand, held UMass Lowell to an offensive rebounding percentage of 8.0 (below their season average of 28.9). Brenton Mills had a good game for Binghamton, putting up 14 points and six rebounds. Anthony Lamb fueled Vermont with 12 points and seven rebounds.
The Catamounts dominated this series last year, emerging victorious in all three contests. In the most recent contest, Vermont won 84-51. Making free throws was one of Vermont’s biggest advantages. They were 6-6 (100.0 percent), while the Bearcats were just 2-3 (66.7 percent). This is the first time these teams will meet this year.
Binghamton might have difficulty finding the bottom of the net as they battle against one of the nation’s best defenses. Vermont currently ranks 36th in defensive efficiency, while the Bearcats rank 212th in offensive efficiency.
Vermont vs. Binghamton Betting Pick
Prediction: SU Winner – Vermont, ATS Winner – Binghamton, O/U – Over
- Vermont ranks 33rd in assists allowed per game (10.3) while Binghamton ranks 186th (14.1).
- The Catamounts rank 42nd in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Bearcats rank 61st (3.0).
- The Catamounts rank 101st in rebounds per game (37.2) while the Bearcats rank 240th in rebounds allowed per game (38.6).
- Binghamton ranks 11th in three pointers attempted per game (29.0) while Vermont ranks 147th in three pointers allowed per game (21.9).
- During their last five games, the Catamounts have scored an average of 78.0 points per game (8.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 62.6 points per game (2.9 above their season average).
- The Bearcats have scored an equal number of points as their opponents. On the season, Binghamton has lost by an average of 4.8 points.