Planning on watching today’s Great Danes and Owls game? Catch the action at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the Owls hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 152.5 points, with the Owls being the favored team playing at home against the Great Danes.

ALBANY GREAT DANES VS TEMPLE OWLS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Temple Owls -6

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, December 10th.

WHY BET THE TEMPLE OWLS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Owls.
  • Not only will Temple pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Can the Great Danes Grab a Win in Brooklyn?

Albany, with a 6-3 record, will play their 10th game of the season. All of Albany’s games this season have been on the road. Albany has a 5-3 ATS record heading into today’s game. Their ATS performance includes a 3-2 record on the road vs. the spread and a 2-1 record at home.

Through nine games, Albany has an over/under record of 5-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 150.9 points per game so far. In the Great Danes’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 142 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-3.

The Albany offense is coming off a game where they scored 73 points against Dartmouth. They posted a field goal percentage of 42.9% and connected on 5 threes. Sebastian Thomas led the team in scoring, putting up 24 points. Additionally, Jonathan Beagle contributed 15 points for the Great Danes.

At this time, the Great Danes’ defense is positioned 162nd in the country, permitting 73.0 points per game. Against Dartmouth in their most recent game, the Albany defense gave up a total of 68 points while allowing Dartmouth to hit 42% of their shots.

Is It the Owls Game to Lose at Home?

Temple enters their matchup with Albany with a season record of 5-3. In their last ten games at home, Temple has a 5-5 record, which includes games from last year. As of today’s game, Temple has a 5-2 ATS record, which consists of a 2-0 ATS record on the road and a 3-2 ATS record at home.

Temple comes in with an over/under record of 5-2-0 through eight games, with their games averaging a combined 153 points per game so far. The Owls’ last five games have culminated with an average of 157 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.

Against Saint Joseph’s, the Temple had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 78.9 points per game. They scored 65 points and posted a field goal percentage of 35.4% in the game. The team’s scoring leader is Hysier Miller, who holds an average of 17.6 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Matteo Picarelli is averaging 12.8 points per game this season.

So far, the Owls’ defense is ranked 156th in the country at 72.5 points per contest. Against Saint Joseph’s in their most recent game, the Temple defense gave up a total of 74 points while allowing Saint Joseph’s to hit 35% of their shots.