The Binghamton Bearcats (4-4) will be at home in the Events Center when they clash against the Colgate Raiders (5-3). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
Colgate Raiders at Binghamton Bearcats ATS Preview
The Raiders defeated the Siena Saints in their last contest, 72-62. Jordan Burns was the top scorer from either team with 25 points on 10-for-21 shooting. The Raiders forced 21 turnovers and had a free throw rate of 0.259 (above their season average of 0.126).
The last time the Bearcats played, they were defeated by the Loyola Maryland Greyhounds, 77-65. George Tinsley was the top scorer from either team with 24 points on 9-for-19 shooting. Loyola Maryland had a free throw rate of 0.268 (above their season average of 0.216). Binghamton, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 37.5 (above their season average of 28.8).
The Raiders won the lone game against the Bearcats last season, 76-68. The Raiders played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.203 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.542. The Bearcats recorded marks of 0.091 and 0.396, respectively, for those same stats.
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams battle. Binghamton ranks 289th in possessions per game (67.2) and Colgate is 265th (67.8) dating back to last season. Furthermore, the 42nd-ranked offense of the Raiders (offensive efficiency of 111.0) will attempt to exploit the 330th-ranked defense of the Bearcats (defensive efficiency of 109.2).
Colgate at Binghamton ATS Prediction
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Colgate, ATS Winner – Colgate, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Bearcats rank 45th in blocks per game (4.4) while the Raiders rank 156th (3.2).
Colgate ranks 194th in steals per game (6.0) while Binghamton ranks 262nd (5.2).
Colgate ranks 39th in assists per game (15.3) while Binghamton ranks 319th (10.4).
The Raiders rank 43rd in rebounds allowed per game (32.3) while the Bearcats rank 300th (38.2).
Colgate averages 24.8 three pointers per game, which ranks 70th in the country. Binghamton ranks 218th in three pointers allowed per game (23.3).