Looking to win big? The Great Danes and Bearcats face off at 6:07 ET on ESPN+. The Bearcats are hosting the game at Events Center (Binghamton) in Binghamton, NY. This America East conference matchup has an over/under of 155 points, and Binghamton is favored to win by -2 at home vs. Albany.

ALBANY GREAT DANES VS BINGHAMTON BEARCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Binghamton Bearcats -2

This game will be played at Events Center (Binghamton) at 6:07 ET on Thursday, February 8th.

WHY BET THE BINGHAMTON BEARCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Bearcats.
  • Not only will Binghamton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Great Danes Offense Score Enough in Binghamton?

Albany has been a much better team at home this season, going 5-3 compared to 5-9 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +1.8, while it is -4.0 on the road.

As the underdog, the Great Danes are 3-11 this season. They have been the underdog in 14 of their 23 games, going 11-12 overall.

As the underdog, Albany has gone just 5-9 against the spread this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 7-7 and they are 1-2 vs. the spread in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Great Danes have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Albany's over/under record this season is 13-7-2 and today's line of 155 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (150.3). Their last three games have an average scoring total of 173 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 6-3-1.

Albany's offense is coming off a strong performance vs. UMBC, finishing the game with a total of 102 points. Their season average is now 78.9 points per game. Offensively, the Great Danes have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 222nd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 305th in percentage and 191st in three-pointers made.

Facing Binghamton, Albany aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 79.0 points allowed per game (304th). On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.9 threes per game vs. Binghamton. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.2%.

Does Binghamton Have a Shot at a Home Win?

After losing their last game to Vermont by a score of 62-49, Binghamton will look to bounce back as they return home, where they are 5-2 this season. They are also a perfect 6-0 when favored this year.

So far this season, Binghamton has a record of 10-11, including a mark of 2-6 in America East play. At home, they have been outscoring opponents by an average of 2.3 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Binghamton has gone 4-2 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 9-10. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bearcats are 7-3.

Today's over/under line of 155 is higher than the average over/under line in Binghamton's games this season (142.9). So far, 19 of their 21 games have had lower over/under lines than today's total. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 117 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Binghamton offense tallied 49 points in a matchup against Vermont. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.7%, and they made 5 threes. In terms of offense, the Bearcats have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 156th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 392nd in percentage and 346th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Bearcats' defense is ranked 171st in the country at 72.0 points per contest. Against Vermont in their most recent game, the Binghamton defense gave up a total of 62 points while allowing Vermont to hit 42% of their shots.