Wagner Seahawks at Bryant Bulldogs ATS Prediction 01/23/20

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The Wagner Seahawks (5-12, 2-4 NEC) will be at the Chace Athletic Center to clash with the Bryant Bulldogs (9-9, 1-4 NEC) in a NEC matchup. The game begins at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

Wagner Seahawks vs. Bryant Bulldogs Betting Odds

In their last game, the Bulldogs were beaten by the LIU Sharks, 74-60, while the Seahawks beat the LIU Sharks, 72-64.

Wagner played a nearly flawless game. They had an absurd offensive rebounding percentage of 43.3 (above their season average of 28.6) and a free throw rate of 0.314 (above their season average of 0.227). LIU recorded marks of 23.3 and 0.250, respectively, for those same stats. Bryant, meanwhile, forced LIU into a turnover percentage of 22.4 (above their season average of 16.7). Bryant was led by Charles Pride, who had 10 points. Curtis Cobb III was a key piece for Wagner with 19 points.

The Bulldogs dominated this series last year, taking both games. In the most recent game, Bryant won 67-65. Bryant’s 0.224 free throw rate was their biggest strength over Wagner, who had a rate of 0.079. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Bryant could have their way on the defensive side of the ball as they square off against one of the worst offenses in the country. The Bulldogs currently rank 58th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.459), while Wagner is 277th in effective field goal percentage (0.476).

Wagner Seahawks vs. Bryant Bulldogs Free Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Bryant averages 29.1 three pointers per game, which ranks 10th in the NCAA. Wagner ranks 173rd in three pointers allowed per game (22.6).
  • The Bulldogs average 14.4 assists per game, which ranks 72nd in the nation. The Seahawks rank 198th in assists allowed per game (14.4).
  • Wagner ranks 160th in rebounds per game (35.6) while Bryant ranks 267th in rebounds allowed per game (39.7).
  • The Bulldogs rank 43rd in steals per game (8.1) while the Seahawks rank 186th (5.4).
  • Bryant ranks 37th in blocks per game (4.6) while Wagner ranks 171st (2.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Seahawks’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 10.8, up from 7.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Bulldogs have scored an average of 66.4 points per game (5.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 70.4 points per game (1.5 above their season average).