Binghamton Bearcats vs UMBC Retrievers Preview
UMBC Retrievers vs Binghamton Bearcats Odds
Binghamton looks to cover the Bearcats-Retrievers pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 3-17 mark when they host UMBC in college basketball wagering action.
This season, the Bearcats are 3-17 overall and 1-0 ATS ATS, while the Retrievers are 4-16 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Binghamton boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and UMBC is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 305 (Bearcats) and the No. 297 (Retrievers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 58-53 result in favor of the Retrievers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Binghamton has the nation's No. 341-rated offensive output, at 56.5 PPG. The visiting Retrievers defense ranks No. 294 allowing on average 71.9 PPG. The Bearcats FG% has averaged 37.7% so far, less than the Retrievers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.5% per game.
Defensively, UMBC features the nation's No. 283-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.9 points per game. Binghamton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 329 nationally in scoring at home.
UMBC lost its last outing, an 81-75 result against Boston University on January 26. Chase Plummer scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Retrievers to a win (they lost 81-75 to Boston University at Case Gymnasium on Saturday).
Binghamton lost its last outing, a 63-45 result against New Hampshire on January 26. Binghamton suffered a 63-45 loss against New Hampshire on Saturday, getting 18 points from Jordan Reed in a losing effort at BU Events Center.
UMBC home to Maine, Saturday, February 2
Binghamton at Albany, Saturday, February 2