The Binghamton Bearcats (4-4) will be at home in Events Center when they meet the Colgate Raiders (3-3). Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 2, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.
Colgate Raiders vs. Binghamton Bearcats Betting Preview
The last time the Raiders played, they were beaten by the Albany Great Danes, 75-69. With 20 points on 7-for-12 shooting, Will Rayman was the top scorer from either team. Albany had an offensive rebounding percentage of 45.5 (above their season average of 40.0). Colgate, on the other hand, held the Great Danes to an effective field goal percentage of 0.475 (below their season average of 0.553).
The Bearcats will look to maintain momentum after blowing out the Delaware State Hornets in their last matchup, 85-64. Binghamton’s Thomas Bruce had a good outing, finishing with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Binghamton dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a solid offensive rebounding percentage of 31.8 (above their season average of 26.8) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.708 (above their season average of 0.546). For those same stats, Delaware State was 13.3 and 0.532, respectively.
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams battle. Binghamton ranks 289th in possessions per game (67.4) and Colgate is 281st (67.6) dating back to the 2016-17 season.
The Bearcats won the sole game against the Raiders last season, 73-64. Binghamton launched 15 three pointers, making eight of them (53.3 percent), while Colgate was 4-16 (25.0 percent).
Colgate Raiders at Binghamton Bearcats Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Colgate, ATS Winner – Colgate, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Bearcats rank 288th in rebounds per game (32.9) while the Raiders rank 296th (32.6).
- Binghamton ranks 111th in steals allowed per game (5.9) while Colgate ranks 251st (7.3).
- The Raiders rank 62nd in three pointers attempted per game (24.1) while the Bearcats rank 142nd in three pointers allowed per game (20.9).
- Binghamton ranks 169th in blocks per game (3.1) while Colgate ranks 235th (2.5).