Looking to win big? The Black Bears and Bearcats face off at 6:07 ET on ESPN+. The Bearcats are hosting the game at Events Center (Binghamton) in Binghamton, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 133 points, and Binghamton is favored by -2.5 vs. Maine in a America East conference matchup.

MAINE BLACK BEARS VS BINGHAMTON BEARCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Binghamton Bearcats -2.5

This game will be played at Events Center (Binghamton) at 6:07 ET on Thursday, February 29th.

WHY BET THE BINGHAMTON BEARCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Bearcats.
  • Not only will Binghamton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will the Black Bears Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Heading into today’s game against Binghamton, Maine is coming off of a 68-58 win over NJIT. The Black Bears are 13-15 overall and have won two straight games, but they are just 2-8 in their last 10 road games.

This season, Maine has been the underdog in 11 of their 28 games, going 2-9 in those matchups. They are 6-11 on the road compared to 6-4 at home, and their average scoring margin on the road is -3.5.

This season, Maine has gone 15-12 against the spread and they have a road ATS record of 9-8. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Black Bears have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Maine games is 11-16 and today’s line of 133 is lower than the average over/under line of 138.7 in their games. So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the average scoring total is just 122 points and the over/under record over their last 10 games is 4-6.

In their recent matchup, the Maine offense ended with 68 points against NJIT. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 46.7% and made 2 threes. Peter Filipovity is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13.6 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Kellen Tynes brings a PPG average of 12.8 into the game.

At present, the Black Bears’ defense is nationally ranked 44th, allowing 66.5 points per game. In today’s game vs. Binghamton, the Maine defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Maine made 24 free-throws vs. the Black Bears.

Can the Bearcats Live Up to the Hype at Home?

After losing their last two games at home, Binghamton will look to get back on track tonight as they take on Maine. The Bearcats are favored by 2.5 points, and they have gone 8-1 when favored this season.

So far this year, Binghamton has gone 6-4 at home compared to 4-10 on the road. In their last 10 games at home, the Bearcats are 6-4, and their average scoring margin at home this year is +1.6.

As the favorite this season, Binghamton has gone 6-3 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bearcats are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 133 for Binghamton’s game against Maine is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (143.7). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Binghamton’s offense scored 80 points against Massachusetts-Lowell. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50.7%, and they went 6/13 from the free-throw line. The team’s top scorer is Tymu Chenery, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15, while Armon Harried also carries a PPG average of 10.5 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Binghamton defense is giving up an average of 72.0 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Maine, the Binghamton defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Binghamton made 28 free-throws vs. the Bearcats.