AmEast foes will collide when the Binghamton Bearcats (8-15, 2-8 AmEast) go head-to-head against the Stony Brook Seawolves (16-9, 7-3 AmEast) at the Events Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
Stony Brook Seawolves at Binghamton Bearcats Betting Preview
The Seawolves lost to the New Hampshire Wildcats in their last contest, 81-64. Tyler Stephenson-Moore had a good game for Stony Brook, leading the team in scoring with 19 points on 6-for-14 shooting. New Hampshire held the Seawolves to an effective field goal percentage of 0.341 (below their season average of 0.496). Stony Brook, meanwhile, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.5 (above their season average of 30.8).
In the Bearcats’ last game, they were beaten by the Maine Black Bears, 82-75. With 13 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, Binghamton’s Sam Sessoms had a solid game. Maine had an effective field goal percentage of 0.676 (above their season average of 0.465). Binghamton, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 32.6 (above their season average of 27.1).
Binghamton might struggle to find the bottom of the net as they clash against one of the nation’s best defenses. Stony Brook currently ranks 70th in defensive efficiency while the Bearcats rank 248th in offensive efficiency.
Both teams have had a player heat up over their last five games. For the Seawolves, it’s been Andrew Garcia, who has averaged 16 points,7.2 rebounds,2.2 steals, while the Bearcats have gotten great contributions from George Tinsley (14 points,6.2 rebounds).
These two squads have already met once this season. The Bearcats won 83-79. Binghamton’s effective field goal percentage was its largest advantage over Stony Brook. The Bearcats had a rate of 0.577 while the Seawolves posted a mark of 0.493. Pierre Sarr put up a double-double in the victory with 19 points and 14 rebounds.
Stony Brook Seawolves vs. Binghamton Bearcats Prediction
Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Binghamton, ATS Winner – Binghamton, O/U – Under
The Seawolves rank 21st in blocks per game (4.9) while the Bearcats rank 114th (3.3).
Binghamton ranks 213th in assists per game (11.9) while Stony Brook ranks 225th (11.6).
Stony Brook ranks 27th in rebounds per game (39.6) while Binghamton ranks 259th in rebounds allowed per game (38.4).
The Bearcats average 29.6 three pointers per game, which ranks fifth in the country. The Seawolves rank 235th in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).
Stony Brook ranks 93rd in steals per game (6.9) while Binghamton ranks 240th (4.9).
The Bearcats’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 8.0, up from 6.9 for the season.
During their last five games, the Seawolves have scored an average of 75.6 points per game (3.9 above their season average) and allowed an average of 74.6 points per game (7.9 above their season average).