The Loyola Maryland Greyhounds (3-4) will be at home in Reitz Arena when they go head-to-head with the Binghamton Bearcats (4-3). Action starts at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Binghamton Bearcats vs. Loyola Maryland Greyhounds Betting Preview
In the Bearcats’ last game, they easily got past the SUNY-Oneonta Red Dragons, 90-69. Sam Sessoms was Binghamton’s high scorer with 19 points on 7-for-15 shooting. Binghamton dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.250 (above their season average of 0.153) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.625 (above their season average of 0.492). SUNY-Oneonta was 0.069 and 0.444, respectively, for those same stats.
The Greyhounds are trying to rebound after their 70-65 loss to the Omaha Mavericks in their last contest. Andrew Kostecka was the game’s leading scorer with 25 points on 7-for-14 shooting. Omaha had an offensive rebounding percentage of 32.3 (above their season average of 26.6). Loyola Maryland, on the other hand, forced the Mavericks into a turnover percentage of 20.4 (above their season average of 15.9).
Loyola Maryland may have difficulty getting to the free throw line in this showdown. Since last season, the Greyhounds rank 169th in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.235, while Binghamton ranks ninth in FTA rate allowed (0.167).
The Greyhounds won the sole game against the Bearcats last season, 83-65. The Greyhounds’ 33.3 offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest strength over the Bearcats, who had a mark of 21.6.
Binghamton Bearcats vs. Loyola Maryland Greyhounds Prediction
College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Binghamton, ATS Winner – Binghamton, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Binghamton ranks 36th in blocks per game (4.5) while Loyola Maryland ranks 246th (2.4).