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Binghamton vs New Hampshire Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 8th Betting Odds
Bearcats vs Wildcats Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Binghamton Bearcats at New Hampshire Wildcats
- Where: Durham at Lundholm Gymnasium
- Date: Wednesday, February 8th
- Betting Odds: Binghamton +6, BING +215 | NHAMP -275 O/U 130.5
Heading into today’s matchup vs New Hampshire, the Binghamton Bearcats will be taking the floor for the 23rd time this season and have an overall record of 9-13. On the road, the Bearcats will be playing their 11th game of the season, having gone 3-8. So far, the Bearcats have been the underdog 15 times, going 5-10 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6 underdogs on the spread.
Binghamton will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jacob Falko who is averaging 13.23 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 44.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.59 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.
New Hampshire heads into this matchup having played 22 games and have an overall record sitting at 11-11. Currently, the Wildcats have been the home team 10 times, sitting with a record of 7-3. The Wildcats’ are sitting with a betting line that is -6 points in their favor. For the season, New Hampshire has been favored to win in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 3-2.
Clarence O. Daniels II comes into today’s game as the Wildcats’ leading scorer at 15.55 points per contest. Not only has II been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is New Hampshire’s top rebounder at 10.95 boards per contest. Behind II, the team has benefited from the strong play of Kyree Brown, who is second on the team in scoring at 12.0 points per game. Overall, he has hit 38.4% of his shots and is adding 2.58 boards per game.
Coming into today’s game, New Hampshire will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Wildcats are ranked 278th at 68.8 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 418th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, New Hampshire is close to the NCAA average at 36.8%.
Free Spread Prediction: Binghamton Bearcats +6
In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the New Hampshire Wildcats are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -6. However, we anticipate Binghamton putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Wildcats as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Bearcats to cover.