Planning on watching today’s Catamounts and Great Danes game? Catch the action at SEFCU Arena in Albany, NY, as the Great Danes hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. In this America East matchup, Vermont is favored bt -9 vs. Albany. The over/under for the game is 145.5 points.


The Pick: Albany Great Danes +9

This game will be played at SEFCU Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Great Danes.
  • Not only will Albany pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Can the Catamounts Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

In today’s game against Albany, the Vermont team, who are 21-6 overall, will be looking to improve on their 9-5 road record and maintain their 10-1 record at home. Heading into today’s game, Vermont has a 11-14 ATS record. This season, they have gone 7-7 ATS on the road and 4-7 ATS at home.

Vermont’s games have, on average, featured 134 points per game leading to an over/under record of 6-18-1. Their average over/under line is currently 139.1 points so far. The Catamounts’ last five games have finished with a combined 124 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.

The Catamounts’ offense finished with 68 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 72.3 points per contest. Offensively, the Catamounts hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 113rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 190th in terms of percentage and 51st in three-pointers made.

In the current season, the Vermont defense has excelled, sitting 8th in the nation by allowing 62.8 points per game. So far, the Vermont defense is giving up an average of 6.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 8.3 times per game (356th).

Do the Great Danes Stand a Chance at Home?

In their upcoming game against Vermont, the Albany Great Danes, who currently hold a 12-14 record, will be looking to improve. Over the course of their last ten home games, Albany has gone 7-3, including games from last year. Up to this point, Albany has a 12-13 record against the spread heading into today’s matchup. In their previous five games, the team has gone 1-4 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 26 games, Albany has an over/under record of 13-10-2, with their games averaging 155.8 points per game on average. In their most recent three games, the Great Danes’ over/under record is 0-3, with their games averaging 140 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Great Danes’ offense tallied 75 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 78 points per game. Sebastian Thomas is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Amar’e Marshall brings a PPG average of 16.8 into the game.

Facing Vermont, Albany aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 77.8 points allowed per game (296th). The Albany defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 80 points and allowed UMBC to connect on 6 threes.