UMBC Vs Columbia: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 6, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 6, 2022

The Columbia Lions (4-7) will try to continue a four-game home winning streak when hosting the UMBC Retrievers (5-4) on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at Levien Gymnasium, airing at 7:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Retrievers’ (-186 to win on the moneyline) contest versus the Lions (+150).

The betting trends in the following article reference odds valid as of December 6, 2022 at 1:49 AM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this outing and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

UMBC Vs Columbia Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick UMBC (-4)
Total Pick Under (148.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

UMBC Vs Columbia Stat Rankings

UMBC Avg. (Rank) Columbia Avg. (Rank)
79 (71st) Points Scored 69.3 (257th)
76.2 (327th) Points Allowed 71.1 (240th)
35.9 (156th) Rebounds 35.5 (174th)
9.8 (208th) Off. Rebounds 11.3 (116th)
10.8 (12th) 3pt Made 8 (136th)
14 (141st) Assists 12.4 (240th)
9 (11th) Turnovers 14.2 (295th)

UMBC Vs Columbia Betting Trends

  • The Retrievers are 5-3-0 against the spread this season.
  • UMBC is winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 4-point favorites this season.
  • Out of eight Retrievers games so far this season, five have hit the over.
  • UMBC and its opponent have broken the 148.5-point mark six times this season.
  • The average total for Retrievers games this season has been 155.2, 6.7 points higher than the total for this game.
  • Columbia has four wins in nine games against the spread this year.
  • The Lions have an ATS record of 3-4 as 4-point underdogs or more.
  • UMBC has seen five of its eight games hit the over.
  • Lions games have had over 148.5 points four times this year.
  • Columbia’s games average 140.4 total points, 8.1 less than the total for this matchup.

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UMBC Impact Players

  • Colton Lawrence paces the Retrievers with 16.4 points per contest and 1.9 assists, while also averaging 4.3 rebounds.
  • Jacob Boonyasith is averaging 11.9 points, 3 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game.
  • Yaw Obeng-Mensah is tops on his squad in rebounds per game (7.1), and also puts up 8.3 points and 0.6 assists. Defensively, he delivers 0.9 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.
  • Matteo Picarelli posts 12.6 points, 0.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest. Defensively, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Jarvis Doles is putting up 9.4 points, 1.5 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game.

Columbia Impact Players

  • Geronimo Rubio De La Rosa tops the Lions in scoring (13.9 points per game), and averages 6.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists. He also posts 1.6 steals and 0 blocked shots.
  • Zinou Bedri is averaging 9.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest, making 44.7% of his shots from the field.
  • Blair Thompson gives the Lions 7.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game. He also posts 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Avery Brown is averaging a team-best 2.8 assists per contest. And he is contributing 8.5 points and 1.9 rebounds, making 40.7% of his shots from the field.
  • Josh Odunowo is averaging 4.5 points, 4 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game, making 50% of his shots from the floor.
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