Hartford Hawks vs Binghamton Bearcats Odds
The Binghamton Bearcats will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Hartford Hawks at BU Events Center on Wednesday in NCAA hoops play.
The Hawks will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 0-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bearcats are 1-0 ATS. Hartford is 0-0 against the total, while Binghamton is 0-1 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 311-ranked Bearcats and the No. 273-rated Hawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 60-49 win for the Hawks on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Binghamton's No. 342-ranked scoring average of 56.1 PPG, against a Hawks defense rated No. 65 and allowing 61.4 PPG. The Bearcats FG% has averaged 37.8% to date this season, less than the Hawks shooters have managed so far (41% per game).
Defensively, Hartford features the nation's No. 73-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.9 points per game. Binghamton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 331 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Hartford was a 66-58 winner at home against Boston University. The Hawks got a 22-point performance from Mark Nwakamma, who added 12 rebounds, as Hartford ran past Boston University 66-58 on Saturday at Reich Family Pavilion.
Last time out for Binghamton, they were a 79-46 loser as they battled Albany on the road. The Bearcats were hammered by Albany on Saturday, losing by a 79-46 final at SEFCU Arena in college basketball betting action.
Hartford home to Stony Brook, Saturday, February 9
Binghamton home to Boston University, Saturday, February 9