Hartford Hawks (7-5) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (4-7)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Costello Athletic Center)
The Line: UMass-Lowell River Hawks -3.5 -- Over/Under: 135.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Hartford Hawks and UMass Lowell River Hawks meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Costello Athletic Center.
The Hartford Hawks look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Hartford Hawks are averaging 65.5 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 64.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Moses Flowers is averaging 11.6 points and 1.3 assists while Miroslav Stafl is averaging 10.8 points and 6.7 rebounds. Traci Carter is the third double-digit scorer and Austin Williams is dishing 1.5 assists. The Hartford Hawks are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The Hartford Hawks are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.9 rebounds per game.
The UMass Lowell River Hawks need a win here to rebound from their 4-7 record. The UMass Lowell River Hawks are averaging 66.5 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Obadiah Noel is averaging 21.2 points and 4.7 rebounds while Darion Jordan-Thomas is averaging 6.2 points and 4.2 rebounds. Allin Blunt is dishing 0.8 assists and Ron Mitchell is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The UMass Lowell River Hawks are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The UMass Lowell River Hawks are allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game.
The Hawks are 11-5-1 ATS in their last 17 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The River Hawks are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 6-2 in Hawks last 8 overall. The under is 10-1 in River Hawks last 11 overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The UMass Lowell River Hawks are clearly the better team here, especially on the offensive side of the ball where they shoot a better percentage and have the best player in the game. The UMass Lowell River Hawks also beat Hartford yesterday by nine points. I'll gladly lay the small chalk with the home team once again.