Vermont Catamounts vs. Bucknell Bison Betting Prediction 11/10/19

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The Bucknell Bison (1-0) open their home schedule at Sojka Pavilion against the Vermont Catamounts (1-0). The game is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 10, 2019.

Vermont Catamounts at Bucknell Bison ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Bison beat the Fairfield Stags 68-64, while the Catamounts won a close one over the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 61-59.

The Catamounts had a much better free throw rate (0.500 vs. 0.279) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.385 vs. 0.344). Bucknell, meanwhile, launched 23 three pointers, making 10 of them (43.5 percent), while Fairfield was just 2-12 (16.7 percent). John Meeks had a solid performance for Bucknell, finishing with 19 points. Meanwhile, Vermont received a boost from Anthony Lamb, who finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Second-chance points might be scarce for Bucknell in this matchup. Since the 2018-19 season, the Bison rank 273rd in offensive rebounding percentage (25.6 percent), while Vermont ranks fifth in defensive rebounding percentage (77.6 percent).

Vermont at Bucknell ATS Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Vermont, ATS Winner – Vermont, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Bucknell ranks 30th in assists per game (15.7) while Vermont ranks 249th (11.8).
  • The Catamounts rank 228th in steals per game (5.5) while the Bison rank 255th (5.2).
  • The Catamounts rank 18th in rebounds allowed per game (31.3) while the Bison rank 187th (35.4).
  • Bucknell ranks 31st in three pointers attempted per game (26.7) while Vermont ranks 166th (22.3).