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Binghamton vs NJIT Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 11th Betting Odds

Bearcats vs Highlanders Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Binghamton Bearcats at NJIT Highlanders
  • Where: Newark at NJIT Wellness and Events Center
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11th
  • Betting Odds: Binghamton +2.5, BING +120 | NJIT -148 O/U 136.0

Bearcats Preview:

The Binghamton Bearcats head into today’s game in what will be their 16th game of the season, posting a record of 5-10. On the road, the Bearcats will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 1-6. So far, the Bearcats have been the underdog 8 times, going 1-7 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2.5 underdogs on the spread.

Binghamton will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jacob Falko who is averaging 14.4 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 10.73 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.

Highlanders Preview:

NJIT will take the floor against the Bearcats with an overall record of 4-11. So far this season, NJIT has played 6 games at home, sitting with a record of 2-4. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Highlanders as the -2.5 point favorites. The Highlanders have been favored 1 time, going 0-1 straight up.

NJIT’s leading scorer this season is Miles Coleman, who is averaging 14.86 points per contest. So far, Coleman has accounted for 21.1% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.29 rebounds per game and 2.14 assists. Kevin Osawe is the second leading scorer for the Highlanders, averaging 8.87 points per game. Between him and Osawe, they are accounting for 34.6% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for NJIT this season, as they are currently ranked 428th in college basketball at 63.0 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 Highlanders’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.7%, placing them 335th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: NJIT Highlanders -2.5

Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the NJIT Highlanders to pick up the win and cover the spread as -2.5 point betting favorites. Although NJIT as a team is just 388th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Bearcats’ defense. In addition, the Highlanders have made bettors money who have taken them to cover at home, as they are 6-4 (last 10). At -2.5 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Highlanders to come out on top and cover.

 


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