Hofstra Pride (9-9) vs. Stony Brook Seawolves (9-9)
Hofstra Pride vs. Stony Brook Seawolves 1/22/24 – On Monday, January 22, 2024, two NCAA Men’s Basketball programs — Hofstra Pride and Stony Brook Seawolves — will meet up in what promises to be an exhilarating contest. Both currently sit with 9-9 records making this matchup crucial in terms of playoff aspirations; both sides currently feature equal win/loss records creating an intriguing contest on court that should provide great tension as we dig into statistics, key players, betting trends and provide insight for this intense contest. We offer you expert NCAAB picks as we delve further into this matchup!
Hofstra Pride have had an unpredictable season so far, posting 9 wins and 9 losses and currently averaging 75.6 points per game with a field goal percentage of 46.3%. Tyler Thomas stands out among these Pride players as their leading scoring threat with 22.3 averaged per game on his way to contributing 4 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.2 steals per match-up! Thomas’ ability to both create opportunities as well as score makes him one to watch out for this encounter against Georgetown Pride.
Stony Brook Seawolves enter this matchup boasting a 9-9 record with an average 70.7 point total per game with a field goal percentage of 42.5%, scoring on average 70.7 points each time out while scoring an average 14.9-point per game with Tyler Stephenson-Moore leading them as key contributor, scoring an average 14.9 scoring output per contest while providing reliable defense (3.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists and one steal per contest) along with his shooting percentages (44.3% field goal percentage and 80.9% free throw percentage), making him worth keeping tabs on.
Hofstra Pride vs. Stony Brook Seawolves 1/22/24 Game Info
|Monday, January 22, 2024, at 9:00 PM ET
|Island FCU Arena
Tyler Thomas (Guard) vs. Tyler Stephenson-Moore (Guard)
Tyler Thomas has been at the core of Hofstra’s offensive attack this season, scoring 22.3 points on average across 18 games played – ranking among one of the leading scorers in NCAA Men’s Basketball – as one of its workhorse scorers and playmakers with 37 minutes per game played and an astounding 3.2 assist average per contest he is not only scoring but also helping make plays!
Tyler Stephenson-Moore has been one of the Stony Brook Seawolves’ main offensive forces this season. Averaging 14.9 points in 16 appearances and being one of their leading scoring threats (44.3% field goal shooting and 80.9% free throw shooting respectively), Stephenson-Moore consistently provides points. Plus 3.2 rebounds per game as well as 1 steal every time out! His impressive 44.3% field goal shooting percentage makes him an indispensable offensive source.
At Hofstra University and Stony Brook College respectively, Thomas will face some heavy defensive pressure from Stephenson-Moore in this matchup. If he can manage to keep scoring efficiently while creating opportunities for his teammates despite it all, Hofstra could gain the edge; on the other hand, if Stephenson-Moore can successfully limit Thomas’ scoring while forcing difficult shots from him it could greatly advantage Stony Brook.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
Betting odds for Hofstra Pride’s matchup against Stony Brook Seawolves have yet to be released; therefore it’s crucial that fans keep an eye out as soon as they become available closer to game day as this will determine the betting landscape for this contest.
Hofstra Pride Betting Trends
Hofstra University’s recent performance has been somewhat mixed, going 2-3 in their last five games and struggling against the spread, going 0-5. Unfortunately for oddsmakers they did not meet these expectations when playing away at Hofstra; but on average when traveling they tend to outperform at meeting oddsmakers expectations with an impressive road 4-6 record against spread games; it seems they tend to perform better away from home!
Stony Brook Seawolves Betting Trends
Stony Brook has also experienced mixed results over its last five games, going 2-3. But they have fared more successfully against the spread, recording four victories out of five against it during that same stretch and covering it on the road where their record against it stands at an impressive 6-6 mark; evidence that they can excel regardless of where their games may be taking place.
Hofstra Pride vs. Stony Brook Seawolves 1/22/24 Betting Picks
An even matchup between teams with similar records makes it challenging to pick an absolute victor. A close game could go either way and both have unique strengths and weaknesses to consider when picking their opponent.
Given Hofstra’s history against the spread and their penchant for high-scoring games, this contest could go over its total score. But Stony Brook should not be underestimated when it comes to covering spreads on the road.
The consensus among handicappers premium picks for this game leans slightly in favor of Stony Brook Seawolves due to their superior performances against the spread and consistency on the road, giving them an edge in terms of handicapper ratings. But this battle should remain tightly-contested – its ultimate outcome could depend on individual performances on game day!.
Free Pick and Prediction: Hofstra Pride 74, Stony Brook Seawolves 78