Binghamton vs UMBC Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/5/24

UMBC (11-19) vs Binghamton (14-14)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena)

Betting Odds: UMBC -2.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Binghamton Bearcats look for a win after winning 3 of their last 3 games. The UMBC Retrievers look for a win after winning 4 of their last 5 games. Here’s a Binghamton Bearcats vs UMBC Retrievers prediction.

Binghamton Bearcats Betting Preview

The Binghamton Bearcats are coming off wins over Maine and New Hampshire. The Binghamton Bearcats are averaging 72.4 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 72.1 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Tymu Chenery is averaging 14.8 points and 5 rebounds, while Armon Harried is averaging 11.1 points and 5.7 rebounds. Nehemiah Benson is the third double-digit scorer and Dan Petcash is dishing 1.3 assists. The Binghamton Bearcats are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 67 percent from the free throw line. The Binghamton Bearcats are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game.

UMBC Retrievers Betting Preview

The UMBC Retrievers recently beat New Hampshire and NJIT. The UMBC Retrievers are averaging 78.6 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 80.6 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Dion Brown is averaging 18.8 points and 7.6 rebounds, while Marcus Banks Jr. is averaging 14.7 points and 3.8 rebounds. Khydarius Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Bryce Johnson is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The UMBC Retrievers are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 69.3 percent from the free throw line. The UMBC Retrievers are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.

Binghamton Bearcats vs UMBC Retrievers prediction

The UMBC Retrievers are getting the benefit of the doubt because they're at home, and I guess because they blasted Binghamton a couple of weeks ago. UMBC beat the Bearcats on the road by 11 points as 4 point underdogs. With all that said, a strong argument can be made that the Binghamton Bearcats have been the better team this season overall, and there's been some success on the road. The UMBC Retrievers are just 6-8 SU at home this season. And while UMBC has been the better covering team, it's Binghamton that's covered 8 of its last 10 games. Wrong team favored? Give me the free bucket with the Binghamton Bearcats.

Randy’s Pick Binghamton Bearcats +2.5

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