Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers vs. American University Eagles Betting Prediction


The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (1-9) visit Bender Arena to clash against the American University Eagles (5-3). The Mountaineers look to snap their nine-game losing streak. Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers vs. American University Eagles Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Eagles edged the George Mason Patriots, 78-75, while the Mountaineers lost big to the North Carolina State Wolfpack, 105-55.

The Eagles had a better turnover percentage (14.0 vs. 16.6) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.515 vs. 0.469). Mount St. Mary’s, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.164 vs. 0.176). Sam Iorio had a good outing for American University, finishing with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Jalen Gibbs played a pivotal role for Mount St. Mary’s with 24 points and six rebounds.

The Mountaineers won the lone contest between these two teams last season, 59-56. The Mountaineers’ turnover percentage was their largest strength over the Eagles. Mount St. Mary’s had a rate of 12.4, while American University posted a mark of 18.3.

Mount St. Mary’s at American University Odds Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – American University, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • American University ranks 11th in three pointers allowed per game (17.5) while Mount St. Mary’s ranks 115th (22.0).
  • The Eagles rank 255th in rebounds per game (30.3) while the Mountaineers rank 258th (30.0).
  • American University averages 12.4 assists per game, which ranks 172nd in the nation. Mount St. Mary’s ranks 175th in assists allowed per game (14.4).
  • The Mountaineers rank 42nd in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Eagles rank 112th (3.5).
  • Mount St. Mary’s ranks 97th in steals per game (6.6) while American University ranks 131st in steals allowed per game (6.7).