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Massachusetts-Lowell vs Bryant Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 15th Betting Odds
River Hawks vs Bulldogs Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks at Bryant Bulldogs
- Where: Smithfield at Chace Athletic Center
- Date: Wednesday, February 15th
- Betting Odds: Massachusetts-Lowell +2.5, MASLOW +120 | BRYANT -148 O/U 155.5
River Hawks Preview:
The Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks head into today’s game in what will be their 28th game of the season, posting a record of 20-7. On the road, the River Hawks will be playing their 14th game of the season, having gone 7-7. So far, the River Hawks have been the underdog 3 times, going 1-2 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2.5 underdogs on the spread.
Massachusetts-Lowell will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Everette Hammond who is averaging 13.15 points per game for the River Hawks. Hammond 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 River Hawks’ offensive game plan is the play of Karim Coulibaly who has hit 58.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.24 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Massachusetts-Lowell this season, as they are currently ranked 220th in college basketball at 70.7 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 River Hawks’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.6%, placing them 443rd in the NCAA.
Bryant heads into this matchup having played 25 games and have an overall record sitting at 16-9. So far this season, Bryant has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 10-2. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Bulldogs as the -2.5 point favorites. The Bulldogs have been favored 17 times, going 13-4 straight up.
Bryant will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Sherif Kenney who is averaging 17.62 points per game for the Bulldogs. Kenney 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 Bulldogs’ offensive game plan is the play of Charles Pride who has hit 45.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 15.08 points per game.
Bryant comes into today’s matchup vs Massachusetts-Lowell, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 77.9 points per game. Through 25 games, they have hit 43.7% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Bulldogs have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 257th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Bryant Bulldogs -2.5
According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks and Bryant Bulldogs is to get money down on the Bryant to win an cover as -2.5 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the home team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 8.39 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Bryant Bulldogs at -2.5.