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Binghamton vs Maine Pick & Preview: Sunday, January 22nd Betting Odds

Bearcats vs Black Bears Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Binghamton Bearcats at Maine Black Bears
  • Where: Bangor at Cross Insurance Center
  • Date: Sunday, January 22nd
  • Betting Odds: Binghamton +3, BING +130 | MAINE -160 O/U 139.5

Bearcats Preview:

The Binghamton will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 4 game win streak and have an overall record of 8-10. So far, the Bearcats have played 9 games on the road, with a record of 3-6. For the season, Binghamton has been the underdog in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 4-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Bearcats being +3 point underdogs.

Binghamton will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jacob Falko who is averaging 14.67 points per game for the Bearcats. Falko is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bearcats’ offensive game plan is the play of Miles Gibson who has hit 41.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.11 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Binghamton this season, as they are currently ranked 309th in college basketball at 67.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bearcats’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 35.4%, placing them 153rd in the NCAA.

Black Bears Preview:

Through 18 games, the Maine Black Bears have an overall record of 6-12. Currently, the Black Bears have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 3-4. The Black Bears’ are sitting with a betting line that is -3 points in their favor. For the season, Maine has been favored to win in 4 games, sitting with a mark of 2-2.

Maine will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Gedi Juozapaitis who is averaging 15.56 points per game for the Black Bears. Juozapaitis is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Black Bears’ offensive game plan is the play of Kellen Tynes who has hit 50.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.44 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Maine this season, as they are currently ranked 433rd in college basketball at 62.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Black Bears’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.1%, placing them 412th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Binghamton Bearcats +3

After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have Maine as the favorites with a line coming in at -3. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Binghamton Bearcats to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with Maine at 6.86 made 3’s per game compared to Binghamton at 7.34. Look for Binghamton to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Black Bears.

 


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