The No. 6 seed Bryant Bulldogs (17-12, 8-8 America East) will head into the America East Tournament against the No. 3 seed New Hampshire Wildcats (14-14, 9-7 America East) on Saturday at Lundholm Gymnasium, tipping off at 1:00 PM.
Bryant is a moderate 3.5-point favorite against New Hampshire when the Bulldogs hit the court against the Wildcats on Saturday. The point total for the game is 143.
Bryant vs. New Hampshire Odds
Point Spread for Bryant vs. New Hampshire
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing Bryant as the favorite.
Bryant vs. New Hampshire Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Bryant has -168 odds to pick up the win, while New Hampshire is listed at +143 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 143 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Durham, New Hampshire
- Arena: Lundholm Gymnasium
Bryant vs. New Hampshire Betting Trends
Bryant has played 27 games, with 11 wins against the spread. The Bulldogs have been chosen as favorites in 19 games this year and have walked away with the win 13 times (68.4%) in those games. Bryant’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 12 times in 26 opportunities (46.2%).
Against the spread, New Hampshire is 12-14-0 this year. The Wildcats have won 38.9% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (7-11). New Hampshire’s games this season have hit the over on 12 of 26 set point totals (46.2%).
Bryant vs. New Hampshire Key Players to Watch
Charles Pride is putting up 14.6 points, 2.3 assists and 6.1 rebounds per contest. Earl Timberlake paces the Bulldogs at 8.5 rebounds per contest, while also posting 2.7 assists and 13.5 points. Antwan Walker posts 12.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, shooting 54.2% from the field and 34.8% from downtown with 1.1 made 3-pointers per contest.
Clarence O. Daniels II paces the Wildcats in scoring (15.2 points per game) and rebounding (10.7), and puts up 1.4 assists. He also delivers 1.2 steals and 0.5 blocked shots. Matt Herasme gives the Wildcats 10.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest. He also averages 0.8 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Nick Johnson is averaging 12.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1 assists per contest, making 37.1% of his shots from the floor and 39.3% from 3-point range, with 1.4 triples per contest. Kyree Brown is the Wildcats’ top assist man (3.9 per game), and he puts up 10.7 points and 2.5 rebounds.
What you need to know about the Bryant Bulldogs
Bryant and its America East opponents have combined to go over the point total seven out of 16 times this season. The Bulldogs own a top-25 offense this year, ranking 21st-best in college basketball with 80 points per game. On defense, they rank 278th with 73.3 points allowed per contest. Bryant is top-25 this year in rebounding, ranking 20th-best in college basketball with 35.7 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 162nd with 30.8 rebounds allowed per contest.
The Bulldogs are scoring 81.5 points per game this year at home, which is 2.8 more points than they’re averaging in road games (78.7). With 8.2 threes per game, Bryant ranks 89th in college basketball. It has a 34.5% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 173rd in college basketball. The Bulldogs are ceding 8 three-pointers per game (271st-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 33.4% (153rd-ranked) from beyond the arc.
The Bulldogs have a 3-7 record against the spread while going 4-6 overall over their past 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Bryant has hit the over three times. Bryant’s offense has been much less effective over its last 10 games, scoring 72.7 points a contest compared to the 80 it has averaged this season. Bryant has been a little improved on the defensive end of the floor recently, giving up 71.8 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 73.3 it has surrendered per game this season.
What you need to know about the New Hampshire Wildcats
New Hampshire has compiled an 8-8-0 ATS record so far this season in conference play. The Wildcats are 312th in the country in points scored (66.5 per game) and 90th in points conceded (67). On the boards, New Hampshire is 95th in the nation in rebounds (33.3 per game). It is 306th in rebounds allowed (33.1 per game).
At home, the Wildcats score 73.9 points per game. Away, they average 59. New Hampshire makes 8.4 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.7% from beyond the arc, ranking 70th and 161st, respectively, in the country. Defensively, the Wildcats are 29th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded per game at 5.9. They are 31st in 3-point percentage allowed at 30.8%.
The Wildcats have gone 6-4 over their last 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. New Hampshire has hit the over in five of its past 10 contests. Over its last 10 games, New Hampshire is averaging 65.1 points per contest, compared to its season average of 66.5. Over their previous 10 games, the Wildcats are allowing 69.1 points per game, 2.1 more points than their season average (67).
Bryant vs. New Hampshire Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is Bryant, and we predict that Bryant will cover the spread (Bryant -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 143 points.
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