Betting on today’s Wildcats and Catamounts game? Catch the action at Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, VT, as the Catamounts hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on ESPN2. This America East conference matchup has an over/under of 138 points, and Vermont is favored to win by -13.5 at home vs. New Hampshire.

NEW HAMPSHIRE WILDCATS VS VERMONT CATAMOUNTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New Hampshire Wildcats +13.5

This game will be played at Patrick Gymnasium at 5:00 ET on Tuesday, March 12th.

WHY BET THE NEW HAMPSHIRE WILDCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Catamounts.
  • Even though we have Vermont winning straight-up, we like New Hampshire at +13.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Wildcats Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Despite being the underdog, New Hampshire has a chance to snap their four-game road losing streak when they take on Vermont. So far this season, they have gone 7-9 on the road, and their average scoring margin is -5.5.

Overall, the Wildcats have gone 16-14, including an 8-9 record in America East action. In their last game, they were victorious over Binghamton by a score of 77-64.

As the underdog, New Hampshire has gone 10-5 vs. the spread this season and 14-15 overall. On the road, the Wildcats are 10-6 ATS and have gone 1-4 vs. the spread in their last 5 road games.

Today’s over/under line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in New Hampshire’s games this season (150.7). So far, 23 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 144 points.

The New Hampshire offense is coming off a game in which they scored 77 points vs. Binghamton. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.4% while connecting on 10 threes. The team’s top scorer is Clarence O. Daniels II, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 19.6, while Ahmad Robinson also carries a PPG average of 15.4 into the game.

At present, the Wildcats’ defense is nationally ranked 237th, allowing 74.4 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.1 threes per game vs. Vermont. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.1%.

Does Vermont Have a Shot at a Home Win?

The Vermont Catamounts are 13.5-point favorites for tonight’s game against the New Hampshire Wildcats. Vermont is 26-6 overall this season, including 16-1 in America East Conference play. The Catamounts have won eight straight games and have gone 13-1 at home this season.

For the season, Vermont has been favored in 24 of its 32 games, going 21-3 in those contests. The Catamounts have a scoring margin of +10.2 points per game at home this season, and they have gone 9-1 in their last 10 games at home.

As the favorite, Vermont has gone 11-13 vs. the spread this year and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games as the favorite. At home, the Catamounts have gone 6-8 vs. the spread this season and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Today’s over/under line of 138 falls in line with the average over/under line of 139.8 in Vermont’s games this season. So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 138 points.

In their previous game, the Catamounts’ offense finished with 75 points, which is right in line with their current average of 72.7 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Catamounts have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 114th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 181st in terms of percentage and 59th in three-pointers made.

Vermont’s defense has been playing well, ranking 13th nationally, with 63.2 points allowed per game. In their previous game vs. Albany, the Great Danes finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 72 points vs. Vermont.