Pittsburgh Panthers (1-0) vs Binghamton Bearcats (0-1)
2023-11-10 19:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: Pittsburgh Panthers -17.5 -- Over/Under:
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The Binghamton Bearcats and Pittsburgh Panthers meet Friday in college basketball action at the Petersen Events Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
Binghamton Bearcats Betting Preview
The Binghamton Bearcats look for a win after losing their opener to Northwestern. The Binghamton Bearcats haven’t started 0-2 since the 2020-21 season. The Binghamton Bearcats are averaging 61 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Tymu Chenery is averaging 13 points and 3 rebounds, while Symir Torrence is averaging 12 points and 4 rebounds. Armon Harried is the third double-digit scorer and Dan Petcash is dishing 4 assists. The Binghamton Bearcats are shooting 30.4 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The Binghamton Bearcats are allowing 27.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27 rebounds per game.
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Preview
The Pittsburgh Panthers look for another win after blasting North Carolina A&T on Monday. The Pittsburgh Panthers haven’t started 2-0 since the 2018-19 season. The Pittsburgh Panthers are averaging 100 points on 56.3 percent shooting and allowing 52 points on 27.1 percent shooting. Carlton Carrington is averaging 18 points and 10 assists, while Jorge Diaz Graham is averaging 14 points and 5 rebounds. Blake Hinson is the third double-digit scorer and Federiko Federiko is grabbing 10 rebounds. The Pittsburgh Panthers are shooting 41.4 percent from beyond the arc and 47.1 percent from the free throw line. The Pittsburgh Panthers are allowing 23.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 55 rebounds per game.
The Binghamton Bearcats didn’t show much in their loss to Northwestern, and you can argue they’re playing an even more talented team here. The Pittsburgh Panthers looked strong at both ends of the floor in their season opener, and it could be a sign to an improved season. Binghamton doesn’t have the playmakers to counter this Pitt defense. If the shots continue to fall, Pitt should start 2-0 with back-to-back blowouts.