UMBC College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Albany (NY) – February 15, 2023

Posted on February 15, 2023

The Albany (NY) Great Danes (6-21, 1-11 America East) will host the UMBC Retrievers (17-10, 7-5 America East) after dropping four straight home games.

Wednesday’s matchup between the Retrievers and the Great Danes features the Retrievers as healthy 7-point favorites. The game’s over/under is 146.

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UMBC Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Albany (NY)

  • When: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: SEFCU Arena in Albany, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Spread Favorite: UMBC -7
  • Moneyline Favorite: UMBC -315
  • Moneyline Underdog: Albany (NY) +247
  • Over/Under: 146 points

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UMBC Betting Trends

  • The Retrievers have put together a 14-12-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • UMBC has been favored by 7 points or more eight times this season, and covered the spread in four of those contests.
  • The Retrievers have been victorious in 13, or 86.7%, of the 15 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • UMBC has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -315.
  • The Retrievers and their opponents have combined to go over the point total 11 out of 26 times this season.
  • In 14 games this season, UMBC and its opponents have gone over 146 total points.
  • The Retrievers have an average point total of 148.0 in their contests this year, 2.0 more points than this game’s over/under.

UMBC Top Performers

Colton Lawrence 27 12.4 3.4 1.7 0.5 0.4 1.6
Jacob Boonyasith 27 11.3 3.1 3.0 0.9 0.2 1.6
Matteo Picarelli 27 10.0 1.0 1.4 0.8 0.0 2.1
Jarvis Doles 27 8.9 4.5 1.1 0.6 0.5 0.6
Yaw Obeng-Mensah 27 8.7 6.4 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.0

UMBC Season Stats

  • UMBC is outscoring opponents by 2.6 points per game with a +70 scoring differential overall. It puts up 75.3 points per game (96th in college basketball) and allows 72.7 per outing (267th in college basketball).
  • The 34.1 rebounds per game the Retrievers average rank 125th in the country. Their opponents pull down 33.4 per contest.
  • The Retrievers’ offense has been less productive in America East tilts this year, posting 72.8 points per contest, compared to their overall average of 75.3 PPG.
  • With 72.9 points per game allowed in America East contests, UMBC is allowing 0.2 more points per game in conference games compared to its overall average (72.7 PPG allowed).
  • In terms of three-pointers, the Retrievers’ offense has been less productive in America East tilts this season, hitting 6.9 threes per contest and converting 32.2% of their shots from beyond the arc, compared to their overall average of 8.6 threes per game with a 35.2% three-point percentage.
  • UMBC is scoring 79.3 points per game this year when playing at home, which is 9.0 more points than it is averaging in road games (70.3).
  • The Retrievers give up 70.7 points per game at home this season, compared to 75.2 away from home.

UMBC Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/28/2023 Vermont L 74-68 Away +9.5
2/1/2023 Binghamton W 69-55 Home -9.5
2/4/2023 Maine L 84-49 Away -4
2/8/2023 NJIT W 72-63 Home -10
2/11/2023 Bryant W 76-73 Home +1
2/15/2023 Albany (NY) Away -7
2/18/2023 New Hampshire Away
2/22/2023 UMass-Lowell Home
2/28/2023 Binghamton Away

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Albany (NY) Betting Trends

  • Albany (NY) has covered eight times in 25 chances against the spread this year.
  • When playing as at least 7-point underdogs this season, the Great Danes have an ATS record of 5-9.
  • Albany (NY) has entered the game as underdogs 22 times this season and won three, or 13.6%, of those games.
  • The Great Danes have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +247 odds on them winning this game.
  • So far this season, 16 out of Albany (NY)’s 25 games with an over/under have hit the over.
  • The Great Danes have played 12 games this season that ended with a combined score above 146 points.
  • The average total for Albany (NY)’s games this season is 141.7 points, 4.3 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Albany (NY) Top Performers

Gerald Drumgoole Jr. 27 15.4 5.2 2.6 1.2 0.1 2.6
Jonathan Beagle 27 11.9 6.9 1.9 0.7 0.4 0.2
Aaron Reddish 23 9.0 2.4 1.0 0.7 0.3 1.3
Justin Neely 2 8.0 5.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0
Da’kquan Davis 25 7.5 2.2 1.5 0.4 0.0 1.3

Albany (NY) Season Stats

  • The Great Danes have been outscored by 9.1 points per game (posting 66.3 points per game, 313th in college basketball, while giving up 75.4 per outing, 321st in college basketball) and have a -247 scoring differential.
  • Albany (NY) falls short in the rebound battle by an average of 1.3 boards. It pulls down 31.2 rebounds per game (286th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 32.5.
  • In 2022-23, the Great Danes have averaged 66.0 points per game in America East play, and 66.3 overall.
  • In conference play, Albany (NY) is conceding more points (76.9 per game) than it is overall (75.4) in 2022-23.
  • In America East action, the Great Danes make fewer treys (6.8 per game) than they do overall (7.3), and their percentage from downtown (31.8%) is lower than for the whole season (32.2%).
  • At home Albany (NY) is putting up 67.3 points per game, 1.3 more than it is averaging away (66.0).
  • At home the Great Danes are giving up 72.3 points per game, 6.0 fewer points than they are away (78.3).

Albany (NY) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/28/2023 Maine L 72-68 Home +1
2/1/2023 UMass-Lowell L 66-50 Away +14
2/4/2023 Vermont L 87-68 Home +12.5
2/8/2023 Bryant L 87-62 Home +9
2/11/2023 Binghamton L 80-66 Away +7
2/15/2023 UMBC Home +7
2/18/2023 Maine Away
2/25/2023 NJIT Home
2/28/2023 Vermont Away

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