Check out our free Stony Brook vs Bryant pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Smithfield. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Stony Brook vs Bryant Pick & Preview: Friday, December 9th Betting Odds
Seawolves vs Bulldogs Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Stony Brook Seawolves at Bryant Bulldogs
- Where: Smithfield at Chace Athletic Center
- Date: Friday, December 9th
- Betting Odds: Stony Brook +13, STBR +607 | BRYANT -1000 O/U 149.5
Stony Brook will take the floor against the Bulldogs with an overall record of 2-6. So far, the Seawolves have played 5 games on the road, with a record of 0-5. For the season, Stony Brook has been the underdog in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 0-6. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Seawolves being +13 point underdogs.
Stony Brook’s leading scorer this season is Tyler Stephenson-Moore who is averaging 14.62 points per contest. So far, Stephenson-Moore has accounted for 22.9% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.38 rebounds per game and 1.38 assists. Kenan Sarvan is the second leading scorer for the Seawolves, averaging 10.5 points per game. Between him and Sarvan, they are accounting for 39.3% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Stony Brook is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 72.9 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 8 games, they have only hit 33.9% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 40.27% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Bryant will take the floor against the Seawolves with an overall record of 6-3. So far this season, Bryant has played 4 games at home, sitting with a record of 3-1. The Bulldogs’ are sitting with a betting line that is -13 points in their favor. For the season, Bryant has been favored to win in 4 games, sitting with a mark of 3-1.
Bryant’s leading scorer this season is Charles Pride who is averaging 16.33 points per contest. So far, Pride has accounted for 17.29% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 7.0 rebounds per game and 2.33 assists. Sherif Kenney is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 15.22 points per game. Between him and Kenney, they are accounting for 33.4% of the team’s scoring.
Bryant comes into today’s matchup vs Stony Brook, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 77.9 points per game. Through 9 games, they have hit 43.7% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Bulldogs’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 257th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Bryant Bulldogs -13
When analyzing this matchup between the Bryant Bulldogs and the Stony Brook Seawolves, we see grabbing Bryant to come out on top and cover the spread. The oddsmakers have the Bryant as the heavy favorite with a point spread sitting at -13. Not only only do we like the Bryant’s historical performance as the favorite, as they are 2-2 vs the spread in their last 5 games when favored to win. But, they are matched up against a team that plays a similar style of basketball. So far, both Bryant and Stony Brook are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. Before tip-off, go ahead and get your bet down on the Bryant to win and cover the spread.
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