Seattle Redhawks vs. Vermont Catamounts - 3/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vermont Catamounts (22-13) at Seattle Redhawks (16-16)
College Basketball: Monday, March 21, 2016 at 10:00 pm (KeyArena)
The Line: Seattle Redhawks +4.5 -- Over/Under: 137.5 See the Latest Odds
The Seattle Redhawks will host the Vermont Catamounts in the quarterfinals of the CBI Tournament.
The Vermont Catamounts are 22-13 (11-5) and are coming off of a win against Western Carolina by a score of 79-74 in the first round of the CBI Tournament. Vermont defeated Maine and New Hampshire in the America East Conference Tournament before losing to Stony Brook in the Championship game. Before the conference tournament, Vermont finished the regular season by winning their last 5 games. Vermont is averaging 75 points per game while giving up 70.5 points per game. Vermont is also averaging 35.3 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game. Trae Bell-Haynes is averaging 11.9 points per game and 3.5 assists per game for Vermont. Ethan O’Day (Questionable) is averaging 11.8 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game for the Catamounts. Vermont is shooting 70.8% on free throws, 38.5% on three-pointers, and 48.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Seattle Redhawks are 16-16 (7-7) and are coming off of a win against Idaho by a score of 68-63 in the first round of the CBI Tournament. Seattle defeated UT Rio Grande Valley in the first round of the WAC Tournament before losing to CSU Bakersfield in the semi-finals. Before the conference tournament, Seattle finished the regular season by losing 4 of their last 5 games. Seattle is averaging 65.1 points per game while giving up 66.8 points per game. Seattle is also averaging 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game. Brendan Westendorf is averaging 12.7 points per game and 4.3 assists per game for Seattle. Jack Crook is averaging 10 points per game and 6 rebounds per game for the Redhawks. Seattle is shooting 66.7% on free throws, 36.3% on three-pointers, and 42.7% on all field goal attempts.
Vermont is 3-13-1 ATS in their last 17 games. Vermont is 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 Monday games. The over is 4-0 in Vermont’s last 4 road games. Seattle is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. Seattle is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games. The under is 5-0 in Seattle’s last 5 non-conference games.
Seattle didn’t have a very good regular season, but will be at home for this matchup. Vermont is the higher scoring team in this matchup, but Seattle is giving up fewer points per game than Vermont. Vermont has 22 wins already this season and just missed out on winning their conference tournament. I like Vermont on the road here.