Hartford Hawks vs UMBC Retrievers Betting Matchup Report
UMBC Retrievers vs Hartford Hawks Odds
Reich Family Pavilion will host Hartford Hawks vs. UMBC Retrievers action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Hawks bring a 15-12 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-21 Retrievers, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Hartford go 0-0 so far and the Retrievers go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hawks - Retrievers odds would favor the Hawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Hartford is rated No. 273 in the current Odds Shark poll, while UMBC is at No. 305. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 63-55 win for the Hawks.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Hartford's No. 326-rated squad against UMBC's No. 228-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Hartford rates No. 46 in the country with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 150 nationally with 6.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UMBC owns the country's No. 302-rated mark, allowing 75.5 points per game on the highway. Hartford, on the other hand, rates No. 337 in scoring at home.
UMBC was a 68-59 loser in their most recent outing at home against Boston University. UMBC suffered a 68-59 loss against Boston University on Saturday, getting 18 points from Chase Plummer in a losing effort at RAC Arena.
Last time out for Hartford, they were a 49-44 winner as they battled New Hampshire at home. Hartford got 12 points from Mark Nwakamma en route to a 49-44 victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday at Reich Family Pavilion.
UMBC home to Binghamton, Sunday, March 3
Hartford at Vermont, Sunday, March 3