Maine Black Bears vs Albany Great Danes Odds
Albany looks to cover the Great Danes-Black Bears pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 13-4 mark when they host Maine in college basketball wagering action.
The Black Bears will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Great Danes are 1-1 ATS. Maine is 1-0 against the total, while Albany is 0-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 251-rated Great Danes and the No. 230-ranked Black Bears, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-64 result in favor of the Great Danes.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Black Bears rank No. 66 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.3 per game. That compares with Albany’s No. 264 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Albany is college basketball's No. 124-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Black Bears rate No. 316 with 4.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Maine owns the country's No. 309-rated mark, allowing 78 points per game on the highway. Albany, on the other hand, rates No. 285 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Maine was a 68-61 loser on the road against Hartford. Maine suffered a 68-61 loss against Hartford on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Justin Edwards in a losing effort at Reich Family Pavilion.
In their last action, Albany was a 71-59 winner on the road against Binghamton. The Great Danes got a 21-point performance from Sam Rowley, who added 13 rebounds, as Albany ran past Binghamton 71-59 on Monday at BU Events Center.
Maine home to Binghamton, Saturday, January 19
Albany at New Hampshire, Wednesday, January 16