mount st marys vs american university ncaab prediction

NCAAB Mount St. Mary’s vs American Prediction 11/22/2023

The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (1-2) travel to face off against the American Eagles (2-2) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Bender Arena in Washington and televised on ESPN+. American is coming off a win in their previous game, while Mount St. Mary’s is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Georgetown. Tip-off is set for 4:30 ET.

Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers vs American Eagles

The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After playing three games, Mount St. Mary’s comes into this game with a 1-2 overall record. In their two road games, the Mountaineers are 0-2, while they are 1-0 at home. As of today’s game, Mount St. Mary’s has a 0-3 record against the spread this season. Looking back to last year, the team has gone 1-2 ATS in their last three games, with an average scoring margin of -6.

So far, Mount St. Mary’s’ games have averaged 136.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 134.3 points. When analyzing the Mountaineers’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 64 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.

The American Eagles Are Coming Off A Win

American comes into this game with a 2-2 record, after defeating NJIT 87-73 in their previous game. In their two road games this season, the Eagles are winless at 0-2, while they are undefeated at home, with a record of 2-0. Against the spread, American has a record of 2-2 thus far. In terms of ATS performance, the Eagles are 0-2 when playing on the road and 2-0 when playing at home.

American comes in with an over/under record of 3-1-0 through four games, with their games averaging a combined 145 points per game so far. The Eagles have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 68 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

Mount St. Mary’s Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Mount St. Mary’s offense tallied 72 points in a matchup against Georgetown. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.5%, and they made 3 threes. Dakota Leffew is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 12. Meanwhile, Deshayne Montgomery also brings a PPG average of 10.3 into the game.

Dakota Leffew (G) 12.0 2.3 2.7
Deshayne Montgomery (G) 10.3 2.0 0.3
Josh Reaves (G) 9.0 0.3 0.7

American Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, American’s offense looked good, scoring 87 points against NJIT. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.3% and made 16/21 free throws. Offensively, the Eagles hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 245th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 212nd in terms of percentage and 68th in three-pointers made.

Matt Rogers (F) 15.6 5.8 1.0
Geoff Sprouse (G) 10.4 2.6 0.4
Jermaine Ballisager Webb (C) 9.4 2.8 0.2

Mount St. Mary’s Team Defense

Currently, the Mountaineers’ defense holds the 94th rank in the nation, allowing 70.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Mount St. Mary’s’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 24.7% this season.

American Team Defense

At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 151st, allowing 76.8 points per game. In their previous game vs. NJIT, the Highlanders finished with a field goal percentage of 48% and a total of 73 points vs. American.

Mountaineers vs Eagles Trends

  • In their last five road games, Mount St. Mary’s has averaged 63 points per game while allowing 70. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 3-2.
  • Through their last ten home games, American has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 64 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Mountaineers have gone 3-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Eagles have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 3-0.

Mountaineers vs Eagles Prediction

Not only do we have the Eagles winning this one by a score of 75-69, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Eagles at -2.5.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 138.5, and our model projects the Mountaineers and Eagles to reach a combined total of 144 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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