Vermont Catamounts take on Great Danes in NCAA basketball test
Vermont Catamounts vs Albany Great Danes Odds
The Albany Great Danes will hit the floor running against the visiting Vermont Catamounts Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Great Danes are 16-5 so far on the season, and 1-1 ATS vs. the number. The Catamounts, meanwhile, are 12-7 and 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Albany go 0-0 and the Catamounts go 2-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 225-rated Great Danes and the No. 157-ranked Catamounts, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-67 result in favor of the Great Danes.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Albany's No. 227-rated squad against Vermont's No. 206-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Albany rates No. 149 in the country with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 302 nationally with 4.7 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Vermont owns the country's No. 49-rated mark, allowing 62.7 points per game on the highway. Albany, on the other hand, rates No. 248 in scoring at home.
Vermont lost its last outing, a 71-68 result against Maine on January 22. The Catamounts endured a 71-68 loss at the hands of the Black Bears on Tuesday, despite a 21-point effort from Clancy Rugg at Harold Alfond Sports Arena.
Albany lost its last outing, an 85-80 result against Boston University on January 23. Albany suffered an 85-80 loss against Boston University on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Mike Black in a losing effort at SEFCU Arena.
Vermont at Hartford, Wednesday, January 30
Albany home to Stony Brook, Tuesday, January 29