Stony Brook Seawolves vs Catamounts College Hoops Game Preview
Stony Brook Seawolves vs Vermont Catamounts Odds
The Vermont Catamounts will hit the floor running against the visiting Stony Brook Seawolves Friday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Vermont battles the Seawolves, currently sitting with a 13-4 mark (1-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Catamounts and 0-1 for the Seawolves.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 186-ranked Catamounts and the No. 81-rated Seawolves in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-65 win for the Seawolves on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vermont's No. 291 nationally ranked offense (62 points per game) against a Seawolves defense that sits as the No. 19 at 57.1 PPG. The Catamounts have been averaging 42% from the field, less than the Seawolves have managed so far this season (42.9% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Stony Brook owns the country's No. 10-rated mark, allowing 56.6 points per game on the highway. Vermont, on the other hand, rates No. 322 in scoring at home.
Stony Brook was a 75-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against Boston University. Stony Brook cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Boston University out of the gym and running up a 75-48 score at Stony Brook Sports Complex.
Vermont won its last outing, a 61-37 result against Binghamton on January 16. The battle between the Catamounts and Bearcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Binghamton was handed a 61-37 defeat on Wednesday at Roy Patrick Gym.
Stony Brook at UMBC, Wednesday, January 23
Vermont at Maine, Tuesday, January 22