Albany Great Danes host Binghamton Bearcats in college basketball action
Binghamton Bearcats vs Albany Great Danes Odds
The visiting Binghamton Bearcats hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at SEFCU Arena against the Albany Great Danes.
The Bearcats will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Great Danes are 1-1 ATS. Binghamton is 0-1 on the totals; Albany is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Great Danes at No. 234 and the Bearcats at No. 305 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 66-51 result in favor of the Great Danes.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bearcats is ranked No. 155 in NCAA hoops at 35.6 per game. Contrast that with Albany’s No. 238 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Albany is the No. 176-ranked team in the country at 6.1 per game, while Binghamton rates No. 240 at 5.5 per game.
Defensively, Binghamton features the nation's No. 212-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.5 points per game. Albany, meanwhile, comes in at No. 298 nationally in scoring at home.
Binghamton was a 61-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against UMBC. Jordan Reed scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Bearcats to a win (they lost 61-58 to UMBC at BU Events Center on Wednesday).
Albany lost its last outing, a 65-49 result against Stony Brook on January 29. The Great Danes endured a 65-49 loss at the hands of the Seawolves on Tuesday, despite a 17-point effort from Peter Hooley at SEFCU Arena.
Binghamton home to Hartford, Wednesday, February 6
Albany at UMBC, Wednesday, February 6