Vermont vs. Stony Brook - 3/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stony Brook Seawolves (13-18) at Vermont Catamounts (26-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Roy L Patrick Gymnasium)
The Line: Vermont Catamounts -13.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Stony Brook Seawolves and Vermont Catamounts meet Tuesday in the college basketball America East Tournament semifinal at the Patrick Gymnasium.
The Stony Brook Seawolves look for a victory here after splitting their last 10 games. The Stony Brook Seawolves are averaging 68.4 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Akwasi Yeboah is averaging 15.3 points and 5.1 rebounds while Jaron Cornish is averaging 8.7 points and three assists. UC Iroegbu is dishing 1.6 assists and Elijah Olaniyi is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Stony Brook Seawolves are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The Stony Brook Seawolves are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game. The Stony Brook Seawolves have split their last six road games.
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The Vermont Catamounts look for another victory after winning 20 of their last 22 games. The Vermont Catamounts are averaging 74.2 points on 49.3 percent shooting and allowing 65 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Anthony Lamb is averaging 15.4 points and 5.6 rebounds while Trae Bell-Haynes is averaging 15.1 points and 3.9 assists. Payton Henson is the third double-digit scorer and Ernie Duncan is dishing 2.4 assists. The Vermont Catamounts are shooting 40.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Vermont Catamounts are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.9 rebounds per game. The Vermont Catamounts have won 11 of their last 12 home games.
The Seawolves are 1-4-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. America East and 3-8-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Catamounts are 5-15-1 ATS in their last 21 home games, 4-10-2 ATS in their last 16 vs. America East and 11-23-1 ATS in their last 35 games overall. The underdog is 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The Vermont Catamounts beat Stony Brook twice this season by a combined 20 points, and they've simply been the most consistent team in this league all season long. Vermont is outscoring teams by 13.5 points at home this season, while Stony Brook is shooting under 40 percent from the field in its last five games and is only shooting 41.2 percent on the road this season overall. It's going to be tough for the Stony Brook Seawolves to find consistent offense to make this a game. Lot of points in a tournament contest, but Vermont should make light work of the Seawolves.