Planning on watching today’s Seawolves and Pride game? Catch the action at Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC, as the Pride hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on CBSS. The over/under for this game is set at 140.5 points, and Hofstra is favored by -5.5 vs. Stony Brook in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.

STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES VS HOFSTRA PRIDE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stony Brook Seawolves +5.5

This game will be played at Entertainment and Sports Arena at 8:30 ET on Monday, March 11th.

WHY BET THE STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-71 in favor of the Pride.
  • Even though we have Hofstra winning straight-up, we like Stony Brook at +5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Seawolves Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Stony Brook comes into this game as the underdog, as they are getting 5.5 points on the road. The Seawolves have a record of 19-14 this season, and they have won two games in a row. In their last game, they defeated Northeastern by a score of 75-65.

So far this season, Stony Brook has gone 11-8 in Coastal Athletic Association play, compared to their 8-6 non-conference record. On the road, the Seawolves are just 4-11, and their average scoring margin is -9.1. Over their last 10 games on the road, they have gone 4-6.

As the underdog this season, Stony Brook has gone 7-6-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Seawolves have an ATS record of 6-3-1. On the road, their ATS mark is 9-6 this year and 7-3 over their last 10 road games.

Today’s over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Stony Brook’s games this season (140.7). This year, their over/under record is 18-13. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 150 points compared to their season average of 145.2 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the Stony Brook offense ended with 75 points against Northeastern. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.6% and made 9 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Tyler Stephenson-Moore, who holds an average of 16.1 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Aaron Clarke is averaging 14 points per game this season.

On the defensive side, Stony Brook is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.4 points per game. The Stony Brook defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 65 points and allowed Northeastern to connect on 9 threes.

Can Hofstra Live Up to the Hype at Home?

As the Hofstra Pride prepare for their 33rd game of the season, they will be looking to build on their impressive 12-2 home record. So far, they have gone 20-12 overall and 13-6 in Coastal Athletic Association play.

Recently, the Pride have been playing some of their best basketball at home, going 9-1 in their last 10 games. In their most recent outing, Hofstra defeated Delaware by a score of 73-58.

As the favorite, Hofstra has an ATS record of 11-12-1 this season. However, their ATS mark as the favorite has improved recently, as they are 5-0 vs. the spread in their last 5 games as the favorite. At home, the Pride have an ATS record of 6-7-1 this year and they are 4-1 vs. the spread in their last 5 home games. Overall, Hofstra’s ATS mark for the year is 14-16-1.

So far this season, the over/under record for Hofstra games is 14-17. Today’s over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average OU line of 144.8 in their games. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points.

In their most recent game, the Pride’s offense tallied 73 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 74.7 points per game. For the season, the Hofstra offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 364th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 47%.

At this time, the Pride’s defense is positioned 84th in the country, permitting 68.6 points per game. In today’s game vs. Stony Brook, the Hofstra defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Hofstra made 16 free-throws vs. the Pride.