Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bearcats versus the River Hawks? Tip off is at at 6:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Costello Athletic Center in Lowell, MA. The over/under for this America East conference contest is set at 143.5 points, with Massachusetts-Lowell being favored by -9.5 at home against Binghamton.

BINGHAMTON BEARCATS VS MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL RIVER HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Binghamton Bearcats +9.5

This game will be played at Costello Athletic Center at 6:30 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE BINGHAMTON BEARCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the River Hawks.
  • Even though we have Massachusetts-Lowell winning straight-up, we like Binghamton at +9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Bearcats Pull the Upset on the Road?

Today, Binghamton will be playing against Massachusetts-Lowell with a record of 12-13. The Bearcats have a road record of 4-9 and a home record of 6-4. As Binghamton enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 12-11. When playing away from home, the Bearcats have gone 7-6 vs. the spread, while they are 5-5 ATS when playing at home.

Up to this point, games involving Binghamton have had an average of 141.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143.8 points. Their over/under record is 10-12-1. The Bearcats’ last five games have culminated with an average of 132 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.

The Bearcats’ offense wrapped up their last game with 69 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 71.4 points per contest. The top scorer for the Bearcats was Armon Harried with 17 points, while Tariq Balogun also chipped in with 14 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Binghamton defense is giving up an average of 71.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. NJIT, the Highlanders finished with a field goal percentage of 31% and a total of 55 points vs. Binghamton.

Can the River Hawks Grab a Win at Home?

As they get ready for their 25th game of the season, Massachusetts-Lowell enters the contest with a record of 17-7 this year. In their last ten games at home, Massachusetts-Lowell has a record of 7-3, which includes games from last year. Massachusetts-Lowell has a current ATS record of 11-10 heading into today’s game. In their previous five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

So far, Massachusetts-Lowell’s games have averaged 146.4 points per game with the average over/under line being 148 points. The River Hawks’ last five games have finished with a combined 153 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Massachusetts-Lowell’s offense scored 86 points against Bryant. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.8%, and they went 21/29 from the free-throw line. Yuri Covington led the team in scoring, putting up 27 points. Additionally, Ayinde Hikim contributed 21 points for the River Hawks.

At this time, the River Hawks’ defense is positioned 90th in the country, permitting 68.7 points per game. Massachusetts-Lowell will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Bryant to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.