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UMBC Retrievers vs New Hampshire Wildcats Odds
The New Hampshire Wildcats will be trying to slam the UMBC Retrievers on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Lundholm Gymnasium in college betting action.
The Wildcats are 6-16 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Retrievers, meanwhile, are 6-18 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Hampshire go 0-1 and the Retrievers go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats sit at No. 167 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Retrievers sit at No. 301 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wildcats will win this game 62-57.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Hampshire's No. 324 nationally ranked offense (59.8 points per game) against a Retrievers defense that sits as the No. 282 at 71.2 PPG. The Wildcats have been averaging 38.3% from the field, less than the Retrievers have managed so far this season (41.3% on average).
Defensively, UMBC features the nation's No. 264-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. New Hampshire, meanwhile, comes in at No. 311 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, UMBC was a 67-55 loser at home against Vermont. UMBC suffered a 67-55 loss against Vermont on Saturday, getting 12 points from Brian Neller in a losing effort at RAC Arena.
In their last action, New Hampshire was a 63-48 loser on the road against Vermont. The Wildcats got 15 points from Patrick Konan, but it was Vermont that prevailed in a 63-48 final on Wednesday at Roy Patrick Gym.
UMBC at Stony Brook, Tuesday, February 19
New Hampshire at Boston University, Sunday, February 17