Loyola Maryland Greyhounds vs. Binghamton Bearcats Free Prediction


The Loyola Maryland Greyhounds (3-6) head to Events Center to take on the Binghamton Bearcats (3-6). The Greyhounds will attempt to put an end to a five-game road losing streak. Action starts at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Loyola Maryland Greyhounds at Binghamton Bearcats Betting Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last matchup. The Bearcats were beaten by the Cornell Big Red, 86-75, while the Greyhounds got blown out by the St. John’s Red Storm, 76-55.

Loyola Maryland had a much better free throw rate (0.500 vs. 0.169) while Binghamton had a better turnover percentage (14.0 vs. 16.1). Binghamton received a boost from Sam Sessoms, who had 27 points and five rebounds. Andrew Kostecka had a good outing for Loyola Maryland, contributing 17 points and five rebounds.

The Bearcats won the only game between these two teams last year, 77-64. Binghamton’s free throw rate was their largest advantage over Loyola Maryland. The Bearcats had a rate of 0.260, while the Greyhounds posted a mark of 0.148.

Loyola Maryland may have a difficult time creating turnovers. Since last season, Binghamton ranks 80th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.9 percent), while Loyola Maryland has forced the 58th-fewest turnovers (18.7 percent). Also, the Greyhounds rank 33rd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.233), while the Bearcats rank 35th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.212).

Loyola Maryland Greyhounds at Binghamton Bearcats Odds Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Binghamton, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Binghamton ranks second in blocks per game (4.8) while Loyola Maryland ranks 227th in blocks allowed per game (4.8).
  • The Bearcats rank 79th in three pointers attempted per game (22.3) while the Greyhounds rank 230th (17.3).
  • The Greyhounds average 12.3 assists per game, which ranks 89th in the country. The Bearcats rank 274th in assists allowed per game (14.3).
  • Loyola Maryland averages 35.0 rebounds per game, which ranks 151st in the country. Binghamton ranks 303rd in rebounds allowed per game (36.4).