Stony Brook Seawolves visit Albany Great Danes in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Stony Brook Seawolves vs Albany Great Danes Odds
The visiting Stony Brook Seawolves hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at SEFCU Arena against the Albany Great Danes.
The Great Danes sport records of 16-6 and 1-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Seawolves have 15-5 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Great Danes and 1-1 for the Seawolves.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Great Danes - Seawolves odds would favor the Seawolves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Albany is rated No. 234 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Stony Brook is at No. 70. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 73-67 win for the Seawolves.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Albany has the nation's No. 226-rated offensive output, at 65.4 PPG. The visiting Seawolves defense ranks No. 33 allowing on average 59 PPG. The Great Danes FG% has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Seawolves marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.
Defensively, Stony Brook features the nation's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.9 points per game. Albany, meanwhile, comes in at No. 276 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Stony Brook was a 79-69 winner at home against Maine. Eric McAlister scored 22 points leading the Seawolves to a 79-69 victory over Maine at Stony Brook Sports Complex on Saturday.
Albany was a 50-43 loser in its last match at home against Vermont. Mike Black scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Great Danes to a win (they lost 50-43 to Vermont at SEFCU Arena on Saturday).
Stony Brook at New Hampshire, Saturday, February 2
Albany home to Binghamton, Saturday, February 2