Stony Brook Seawolves vs Maine Black Bears Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Sunday when the Seawolves of Stony Brook hit the hard court against the Black Bears of Maine.
The Black Bears bring a 11-16 record (0-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 20-6 Seawolves, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Maine go 1-0 so far and the Seawolves go 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Black Bears sit at No. 196 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Seawolves sit at No. 54 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Seawolves will win this game 77-62.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Seawolves is ranked No. 27 in NCAA hoops at 38.8 per game. Contrast that with Maine’s No. 49 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Maine is the No. 259-ranked team in the country at 5.3 per game, while Stony Brook rates No. 182 at 6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Stony Brook owns the country's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 58 points per game on the highway. Maine, on the other hand, rates No. 167 in scoring at home.
Stony Brook won its last outing, an 83-39 result against UMBC on February 19. The battle between the Seawolves and Retrievers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UMBC was handed an 83-39 defeat on Tuesday at Stony Brook Sports Complex.
In their last action, Maine was a 73-61 loser on the road against Vermont. Maine got 14 points from Zarko Valjarevic but lost anyway, 73-61, to Vermont on Wednesday at Roy Patrick Gym.
Stony Brook at Boston University, Thursday, February 28
Maine at New Hampshire, Sunday, March 3