The Vermont Catamounts and Colgate Raiders meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Cotterell Court. The Vermont Catamounts look for their sixth win. The Colgate Raiders look for their seventh win.
The Vermont Catamounts are averaging 67.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Aaron Deloney is averaging 12.3 points and 2.9 rebounds, while Dylan Penn is averaging 12 points and 1.4 assists. Finn Sullivan is dishing 2.3 assists and Nick Fiorillo is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Vermont Catamounts are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.9 percent from the free throw line. The Vermont Catamounts are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game.
The Colgate Raiders are averaging 79.8 points on 49.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.8 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Tucker Richardson is averaging 16.3 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Keegan Records is averaging 11.6 points and 1 assist. Oliver Lynch-Daniels is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Moffatt is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Colgate Raiders are shooting 41.3 percent from beyond the arc and 67.7 percent from the free throw line. The Colgate Raiders are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.
The Catamounts are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 Saturday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up win. The Raiders are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The under is 6-2 in Catamounts last 8 overall. The over is 5-2 in Raiders last 7 overall.
The Vermont Catamounts aren't nearly as good as they've been in past years, and they're losing in the underdog role by an average of 19.5 points while shooting 38.8 percent from the field. The Colgate Raiders are one of the better offensive teams in the country, and they're winning at home by an average of 26 points. The line is reasonable. Give me Colgate.