UMBC Retrievers vs Seawolves College Hoops Game Preview
UMBC Retrievers vs Stony Brook Seawolves Odds
The Stony Brook Seawolves will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the UMBC Retrievers at Stony Brook Sports Complex on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.
The Seawolves currently sports a 19-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Retrievers are 6-19 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Seawolves produce a 1-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Retrievers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Seawolves at No. 54 and the Retrievers at No. 297 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-58 result in favor of the Seawolves.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Stony Brook has the nation's No. 177-rated offensive output, at 67.3 PPG. The visiting Retrievers defense ranks No. 295 allowing on average 72 PPG. The Seawolves FG% has averaged 43.4% so far, more than the Retrievers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UMBC owns the country's No. 289-rated mark, allowing 74.9 points per game on the highway. Stony Brook, on the other hand, rates No. 113 in scoring at home.
Last time out for UMBC, they were a 92-86 loser as they battled New Hampshire on the road. The Retrievers endured a 92-86 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Wednesday, despite a 22-point effort from Joey Getz at Lundholm Gymnasium.
Stony Brook won its last outing, a 65-48 result against Vermont on February 15. Marcus Rouse scored 16 points leading the Seawolves to a 65-48 victory over Vermont at Stony Brook Sports Complex on Friday.
UMBC home to Boston University, Saturday, February 23
Stony Brook at Maine, Sunday, February 24