Bryant vs Syracuse Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Nov. 26 (Expect a JMA Wireless Dome Shootout)

Devon Platana
Bryant vs. Syracuse prediction, odds and betting insights for NCAA college basketball regular season game.
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Bryant vs Syracuse Game Info

2022-23 NCAA College Basketball Regular Season Game
Bryant Bulldogs (4-1, 2-1 Away) vs. Syracuse Orange (3-2, 2-1 Home)
Date: Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Venue: JMA Wireless Dome — Syracuse, NY
Coverage: ESPN+

The 2022-23 NCAA college basketball season continues on Saturday, Nov. 26, including a 4 p.m. ET showdown between the Bryant Bulldogs and Syracuse Orange.

Bryant has had a terrific start to the year, improving to a 4-1 record following a 98-88 win over Detroit Mercy on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Syracuse looks to get its head back in the game after coming up short in a 76-69 overtime loss to St. John's just one day after the Bulldogs' win.

Can Bryant keep its impressive run going? Or will Syracuse find a way to stand tall in front of its home crowd?

Bryant vs Syracuse Odds & Spread

All NCAA college basketball betting lines, odds and prop bets.
Moneyline: BRY: (+385) | SYR: (-520)
Spread: BRY: +9.5 (-110) | SYR: -9.5 (-110)
Total: 161.5 - Over: (-114) | Under: (-105)

Syracuse enters this contest as the clear favorite on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 4 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 161.5 points, which is fairly high compared to the rest of Saturday's projected totals.

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Bryant vs Syracuse Prediction & Pick

While Bryant's performances look impressive on paper, the team has benefited from playing much weaker competition. The Bulldogs have had issues playing against tougher opponents in the past, proven by their eight straight losses to ACC schools.

Meanwhile, Syracuse has had success against American East opponents, going 5-0 straight up in its last five games against the conference. The Orange have also been victorious in 14 of their last 20 home games, proving that JMA Wireless Dome isn't too welcoming for road teams.

With Bryant not used to playing against legitimate competition, backing Syracuse getting the win here.

Final Score Prediction: Syracuse: 83 | Bryant: 79

Bryant vs Syracuse Betting Trends

- Bryan is 6-14 against the spread (ATS) in its last 20 games played on Saturday.
- Syracuse is 5-0 straight up in its last five games against the Big East.
- The total has hit the over in four of Bryant's last five games.
- The total has hit the over in eight of Syracuse's last 12 games.

Bryant vs Syracuse Best Bet

This match involves a pair of teams who tend to hit the over more often than not. After all, the total has gone over in five of Bryant's last six road games, as well as in eight of Syracuse's last 12 overall. Considering how the two sides combined for 169 points in their first-ever meeting two years ago, I'm willing to back the over again as the best bet.

Bet: Over 161.5 Points (-114)


Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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