UMass-Lowell River Hawks (8-4) vs. Binghamton Bearcats (3-6)
January 2, 2022 2:00 pm EDT
The Line: Binghamton Bearcats +3.5 / UMass-Lowell River Hawks -3.5; Over/Under: -134.5
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The UMass Lowell River Hawks and Binghamton Bearcats meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Events Center. The UMass Lowell River Hawks look for a win after winning four of their last six games. The Binghamton Bearcats need a win after losing five of their last seven games.
The UMass Lowell River Hawks are averaging 74.9 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 61.8 points on 38 percent shooting. Everette Hammond is averaging 11.3 points and 3.7 rebounds, while Max Brooks is averaging 10.6 points and 5.9 rebounds. Kalil Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Justin Faison is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The UMass Lowell River Hawks are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The UMass Lowell River Hawks are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game.
The Binghamton Bearcats are averaging 71.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 43 percent shooting. Dan Petcash is averaging 11.3 points and 3 rebounds, while Tyler Bertram is averaging 9.9 points and 2.1 rebounds. Johnathan McGriff is dishing 2.6 assists and Kellen Amos is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Binghamton Bearcats are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 61.9 percent from the free throw line. The Binghamton Bearcats are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game.
The River Hawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. The Bearcats are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 home games. The under is 10-4 in River Hawks last 14 overall. The under is 4-1 in Bearcats last 5 Sunday games.
Neither of these teams have played in forever, so who knows what to expect from either side. What we do know is the UMass-Lowell River Hawks have been comfortably the more impressive team this season, and they win by an average of 16 points while allowing 36.1 percent shooting from the field in the favorite role. The Binghamton Bearcats have had zero covering success at home, and they lose by an average of 10.1 points as an underdog. Give me the River Hawks.