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Binghamton Bearcats visit Colgate Red Raiders in college basketball clash

Binghamton BearcatsColgate Red Raiders
Dec 28, 7:00 PM | Cotterell Court

Binghamton Bearcats vs Colgate Red Raiders Odds


The Colgate Red Raiders hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Binghamton Bearcats pay a visit to Cotterell Court on the college basketball betting menu.

Supporters of the Bearcats have watched them go 2-9 and 1-0 ATS on the year, while the Red Raiders are at 3-9 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Red Raiders are 1-0, while the Bearcats have a 0-1 mark.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 264-ranked Red Raiders and the No. 294-rated Bearcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 57-56 win for the Bearcats on Friday.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colgate's No. 246-ranked offense, averaging 64.5 PPG, against a Bearcats defense that ranks No. 221 at 68.4 PPG. The Red Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 41.3% so far, more than the Bearcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 39% per game.

Defensively, Binghamton features the nation's No. 229-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. Colgate, meanwhile, comes in at No. 258 nationally in scoring at home.

Binghamton was a 67-39 loser in its last match on the road against Michigan. They covered the 37-point spread as underdogs. Binghamton was run off the court by the Wolverines on Tuesday as Michigan routed them 67-39 at Crisler Arena.

Colgate was a 73-61 loser in its last match on the road against St. Francis NY. Murphy Burnatowski scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Red Raiders to a win (they lost 73-61 to St. Francis NY at Pope Center on Saturday).

Next up:
Binghamton home to Cornell, Sunday, December 30
Colgate home to New Hampshire, Sunday, December 30