Merrimack vs Le Moyne Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NEC Tournament

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Merrimack vs Le Moyne Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NEC Tournament

The No. 2 seed Merrimack Warriors (20-11, 13-3 NEC) will play in the NEC tournament against the No. 4 seed Le Moyne Dolphins (15-16, 9-7 NEC), Saturday at 12:00 PM ET live on ESPN+.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Merrimack vs. Le Moyne Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Arena:

Merrimack vs. Le Moyne Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Merrimack win (74.1%)

Before you bet on Saturday's Merrimack-Le Moyne spread (Merrimack -7.5) or over/under (133.5 points), see the betting insights and trends below.

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Merrimack vs. Le Moyne: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Merrimack is 18-11-0 ATS this season.
  • Le Moyne has put together a 16-12-0 record against the spread this season.
  • When the spread is set as 7.5 or more this season, Merrimack (5-5) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (50%) than Le Moyne (7-4) does as the underdog (63.6%).
  • The Warriors have done a better job covering the spread when playing on the road (11-5-0) than they have in home games (6-5-0).
  • The Dolphins have been better against the spread at home (6-4-0) than away (10-8-0) this season.
  • Merrimack's record against the spread in conference play is 8-9-0.
  • Le Moyne has nine wins against the spread in 17 NEC games this season.

Merrimack vs. Le Moyne: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Merrimack has come away with 15 wins in the 20 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Warriors have yet to lose in seven games when named as moneyline favorite of -370 or better.
  • Le Moyne has put together a 5-13 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 27.8% of those games).
  • The Dolphins have gone 2-9 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +280 or longer (18.2%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Merrimack has a 78.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Merrimack vs. Le Moyne Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Merrimack's +121 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.9 points per game) is a result of scoring 70.2 points per game (279th in college basketball) while allowing 66.3 per contest (36th in college basketball).
  • Jordan Derkack's team-leading 17.8 points per game ranks 92nd in the nation.
  • Le Moyne outscores opponents by 2.6 points per game (posting 73.1 points per game, 197th in college basketball, and conceding 70.5 per contest, 132nd in college basketball) and has a +83 scoring differential.
  • Kaiyem Cleary's 15.4 points per game leads Le Moyne and ranks 243rd in college basketball.
  • The Warriors rank 344th in college basketball at 31.5 rebounds per game. That's 6.4 fewer than the 37.9 their opponents average.
  • Derkack's 6.1 rebounds per game lead the Warriors and rank 318th in college basketball play.
  • The Dolphins lose the rebound battle by 4.4 boards on average. They record 34.2 rebounds per game, 254th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 38.6.
  • Cleary paces the Dolphins with 6.6 rebounds per game (227th in college basketball).
  • Merrimack averages 90.3 points per 100 possessions on offense (289th in college basketball), and allows 85.3 points per 100 possessions (16th in college basketball).
  • The Dolphins rank 201st in college basketball averaging 94.1 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 114th, allowing 90.7 points per 100 possessions.

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