UMass-Lowell at New Hampshire: 2/28/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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New Hampshire Wildcats (10-8) vs UMass-Lowell River Hawks (9-11)
Game Info: Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Lundholm Gym)
Betting Odds: New Hampshire Wildcats -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The UMass Lowell River Hawks and New Hampshire Wildcats face off on Sunday in the America East Tournament at Lundholm Gym.
The UMass Lowell River Hawks had to play a game on Saturday beating Stony Brook by two points, while New Hampshire got the bye.
UMass Lowell comes into this game with a 9-11 record overall and they had lost two games in a row before winning on Saturday. One of those losses did come against New Hampshire two games ago, and that defeat was by only two points. UMass Lowell on the season is averaging 68.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.3 points per game. Obadiah Noel has been the best player for UMass Lowell averaging 19.8 points while shooting 48.4 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the New Hampshire Wildcats who have won two of their last three games and they sit with a 10-8 record overall. On the season, New Hampshire is averaging 65.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 67.1 points per game. At times the offense has been an issue for New Hampshire and they are going to need that side of the ball to be better in this game. Forward Nick Guadarrama has been the best player for New Hampshire averaging 13.9 points while shooting 44.3 percent from the field and 33.9 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 13-5 in New Hampshire’s last 18 games overall. The over is 7-3 in New Hampshire’s last 10 games against the America East. New Hampshire is 7-3 against the spread in their last ten games overall. UMass Lowell is 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games against New Hampshire.
New Hampshire has issues pulling away from teams and that is going to continue in this game. Look for UMass Lowell to come away with the cover of the spread.