Albany vs. New Hampshire - 3/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Hampshire Wildcats (18-11) at Albany Great Danes (22-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm (SEFCU Arena)
The Line: Albany Great Danes -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Albany Great Danes and the New Hampshire Wildcats face off on Sunday at he Recreation and Convocation Center an American East Conference college basketball tournament semi-final.
The Albany Great Danes are 22-8 this season and they have won 20 of their last 22 games. Albany is averaging 66.2 points and they are shooting 44.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Sam Rowley leads the Great Danes averaging 14.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Peter Hooley is averaging 13.5 points, Evan Singletary is averaging 12.9 points, and Ray Sanders is averaging 9.8 points. Albany is 10-3 at home and 16-1 in America East play.
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The New Hampshire Wildcats are 19-11 this season and they have won six of their last seven games. UNH is averaging 67.1 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Tanner Leissner leads the Wildcats averaging 12.8 points and 7.4 rebounds per game bu he is doubtful for this one. Jaleen Smith is averaging 10.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, Jacoby Armstrong is averaging 10 points, and Matt Miller is averaging 9.6 points. New Hampshire is 7-8 on the road and 12-5 in America East play.
Albany is 8-2 against the spread following a win, 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games, and 4-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. New Hampshire is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 road games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five Sunday games, and 1-5 against the spread against the America East.
My free pick in this game is going to be on the total so please check back when the totals are posted.