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UMass-Lowell vs UMBC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - America East Tournament

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UMass-Lowell vs UMBC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - America East Tournament

The No. 7 seed UMBC Retrievers (11-20, 6-10 America East) will play in the America East tournament against the No. 2 seed UMass-Lowell River Hawks (20-9, 11-5 America East) on Saturday at Costello Athletic Center, starting at 3:00 PM ET.

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

UMass-Lowell vs. UMBC Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Arena: Costello Athletic Center

Read the betting insights and trends below before placing a wager on Saturday's UMass-Lowell-UMBC spread (UMass-Lowell -7.5) or total (162.5 points).

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UMass-Lowell vs. UMBC: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • UMass-Lowell has won 12 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • UMBC has put together a 17-13-0 record against the spread this season.
  • As a 7.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, UMBC is 7-2 against the spread compared to the 3-9 ATS record UMass-Lowell racks up as a 7.5-point favorite.
  • Against the spread, the River Hawks have fared worse when playing at home, covering two times in 10 home games, and 10 times in 16 road games.
  • Against the spread, the Retrievers have had better results on the road (11-5-0) than at home (6-8-0).
  • UMass-Lowell has seven wins against the spread in 16 conference games this year.
  • UMBC is 10-6-0 against the spread in America East play this year.

UMass-Lowell vs. UMBC: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • UMass-Lowell has come away with 14 wins in the 20 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This year, the River Hawks have won eight of 11 games when listed as at least -385 or better on the moneyline.
  • UMBC has been the underdog on the moneyline 21 total times this season. UMBC has finished 6-15 in those games.
  • The Retrievers have played in six games as a moneyline underdog with odds of +290 or longer without winning.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies UMass-Lowell has a 79.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

UMass-Lowell vs. UMBC Head-to-Head Comparison

  • UMass-Lowell outscores opponents by 10.1 points per game (scoring 80.3 per game to rank 40th in college basketball while allowing 70.2 per outing to rank 122nd in college basketball) and has a +293 scoring differential overall.
  • Ayinde Hikim's team-leading 14.8 points per game ranks 295th in the nation.
  • UMBC's -61 scoring differential (being outscored by 2.0 points per game) is a result of putting up 78.3 points per game (62nd in college basketball) while giving up 80.3 per outing (352nd in college basketball).
  • Dion Brown paces UMBC, putting up 19.0 points per game (57th in college basketball).
  • The River Hawks are 15th in the nation at 40.1 rebounds per game. That's 6.8 more than the 33.3 their opponents average.
  • Max Brooks leads the River Hawks with 7.5 rebounds per game (132nd in college basketball action).
  • The Retrievers are 101st in the country at 36.9 rebounds per game. That's 1.9 fewer than the 38.8 their opponents average.
  • Brown's 7.6 rebounds per game lead the Retrievers and rank 119th in the country.
  • UMass-Lowell averages 98.1 points per 100 possessions on offense (105th in college basketball), and allows 85.7 points per 100 possessions (19th in college basketball).
  • The Retrievers rank 213th in college basketball averaging 93.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 270th, allowing 96.0 points per 100 possessions.

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