Albany vs. Hartford - 2/20/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hartford Hawks (13-13) at Albany Great Danes (18-8)
College Basketball: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm (SEFCU Arena)
The Line: Albany Great Danes -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Albany Great Danes and the Hartford Hawks face off on Friday at the Convocation and Events Center in America East college basketball action.
The Albany Great Danes are 18-8 this season and they are coming off of a loss that halted a 13 game winning streak. Albany is averaging 64.8 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.5 percent. Sam Rowley leads the Great Danes averaging 14.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Peter Hooley is averaging 13.5 points, Evan Singletary is averaging 12.7 points, and Ray Sanders is averaging 9.2 points. Albany is 7-3 at home and 12-1 in America East games.
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The Hartford Hawks are 13-13 this season and they have lost six of their last eight games. Hartford is averaging 61.9 points and they are shooting 40.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.6 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. Mark Nwakamma leads the Hawks averaging 12.5 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. Corban Wroe is averaging 9.4 points, Yolonzo Moore II is averaging 9.1 points, and Taylor Dyson is averaging 8.4 points. Hartford is 6-6 on the road and 6-7 in America East games.
Albany is 5-0 against the spread against America East, 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games, and 8-3 against the spread following a loss. Hartford is 4-1-1 against the spread following a win, 2-5-1 against the spread in their last eight games, and 3-1-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
Albany is laying a bundle here but they are the much better team and my play.