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New Hampshire Wildcats host UMBC Retrievers in college basketball action

UMBC RetrieversNew Hampshire Wildcats
Jan 2, 7:00 PM | Lundholm Gymnasium

UMBC Retrievers vs New Hampshire Wildcats Odds


The Wildcats hope to be lousy hosts on Monday as the UMBC Retrievers pay a visit to Lundholm Gymnasium on the college basketball betting menu.

New Hampshire will face the 1-11 Retrievers, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Retrievers are 0-0 favoring the OVER.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 207 (Wildcats) and the No. 321 (Retrievers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-51 result in favor of the Wildcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and New Hampshire has the nation's No. 275-rated offensive output, at 63.2 PPG. The visiting Retrievers defense ranks No. 320 allowing on average 76.9 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 39.9% so far, more than the Retrievers marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.8% per game.

Defensively, UMBC features the nation's No. 320-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.6 points per game. New Hampshire, meanwhile, comes in at No. 295 nationally in scoring at home.

UMBC was a 92-75 loser in its last match on the road against Niagara. Ryan Cook scored 26 points for UMBC on Wednesday, but the Purple Eagles managed a 92-75 victory over the Retrievers at Gallagher Center.

New Hampshire was a 71-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Colgate. Jordon Bronner scored 24 points leading the Wildcats to a 71-64 victory over Colgate at Lundholm Gymnasium on Saturday.

Next up:
UMBC home to Albany, Thursday, January 5
New Hampshire at Hartford, Thursday, January 5