Bryant Bulldogs host Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers in college basketball action
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers vs Bryant Bulldogs Odds
The Bryant Bulldogs hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers pay a visit to Chace Athletic Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Mountaineers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 0-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 0-1 ATS. Mount St. Mary's is 0-0-1 against the total, while Bryant is 1-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 249 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Mountaineers, who rate No. 343 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 70-59 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Bryant has the nation's No. 98-rated offensive output, at 71 PPG. The visiting Mountaineers defense ranks No. 279 allowing on average 71.3 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 44.6% so far, more than the Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Mount St. Mary's owns the country's No. 279-rated mark, allowing 75.5 points per game on the highway. Bryant, on the other hand, rates No. 59 in scoring at home.
Mount St. Mary's lost its last outing, an 86-72 result against Long Island on January 12. The Mountaineers endured an 86-72 loss at the hands of the Blackbirds on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Rashad Whack at Wellness Center.
Bryant won its last outing, a 69-62 result against Cent Conn State on January 12. The Bulldogs got a 26-point performance from Alex Francis, who added 18 rebounds, as Bryant ran past Cent Conn State 69-62 on Saturday at Detrick Gymnasium.
Mount St. Mary's at Cent Conn State, Saturday, January 19
Bryant home to Wagner, Saturday, January 19