Army Black Knights (5-6) vs. Stony Brook Seawolves (3-8)
December 18, 2022 1:00 pm EDT
The Line: Stony Brook Seawolves +2.5 / Army Black Knights -2.5 ; Over/Under: -
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The Army Black Knights and the Stony Brook Seawolves meet Sunday in college basketball action from USB Sports Complex. Army enters this matchup at 5-6 overall. The Knights lost to Rhode Island in their last game. As for Stony Brook, they’re 3-8 and coming off a loss to Wagner. Check back all season long for free college basketball picks at Sports Chat Place.
Army lost five of their first seven games this year to Stonehill, William & Mary, Radford, Princeton and Manhattan. The Knights hit a win streak over Merchant Marine, Wagner and NJIT in their next three games.
Last weekend versus Rhode Island, the Black Knights were outpaced 41-27 in the first half on the way to a 77-67 loss. Leading team scorer Chris Mann posted 16 points, and Jalen Rucker added 11 points with five rebounds.
Over on the Stony Brook side, they hit a 1-5 stretch to start out the year with only a win over Miami-Hamilton to show for it. The Seawolves have gone 2-3 since then, falling to Yale, Bryant and Wagner.
Back on Thursday versus Wagner, the Seawolves were up 32-26 by the break. Stony Brook was outscored 32-23 from there in a 58-55 loss. Tyler Stephenson-Moore was the top team scorer on 17 points and seven rebounds.
PICK: I’m going with Army. Granted, there’s not a ton to like about this matchup. That said, Army has posted a handful of solid outings against comparable squads so far. Army has scored well here and there; they’ve hit 71 or more points in seven of their 11 games. As for Stony Brook, they’re coming off a tough game against Wagner that they probably should have won. The Seawolves have surpassed 60 points in just one of the last three games; they’ll need a big push to keep pace in this one.