Stony Brook Seawolves vs UMBC Retrievers Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on RAC Arena Wednesday as host UMBC looks to handle the Stony Brook Seawolves in NCAA hoops action.
The Seawolves will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 1-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Retrievers are 0-0 ATS. Stony Brook is 1-1 against the total, while UMBC is 0-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Retrievers at No. 295 and the Seawolves at No. 60 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-58 result in favor of the Seawolves.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Seawolves is ranked No. 44 in NCAA hoops at 38.6 per game. Contrast that with UMBC’s No. 213 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UMBC is the No. 250-ranked team in the country at 5.4 per game, while Stony Brook rates No. 187 at 6.1 per game.
Defensively, Stony Brook features the nation's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.8 points per game. UMBC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 224 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Stony Brook was an 81-73 loser on the road against Vermont. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Stony Brook suffered an 81-73 loss against Vermont on Friday, getting 15 points from Dave Coley in a losing effort at Roy Patrick Gym.
In their last action, UMBC was a 70-57 winner at home against Hartford. UMBC got 16 points from Ryan Cook en route to a 70-57 victory over Hartford on Wednesday at RAC Arena.
Stony Brook home to Maine, Saturday, January 26
UMBC at Boston University, Saturday, January 26