UMBC vs Stony Brook: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 8, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 8, 2021 - Last Updated on February 12, 2021

The UMBC Retrievers (11-3) visit the Stony Brook Seawolves (6-9) in a matchup of America East teams at Island FCU Arena, tipping off at 1:00 PM ET on Monday, February 8, 2021. The Retrievers are 2.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The over/under is set at 133 in the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 8, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Retrievers (-2.5)

The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.3 points of each other.

Pick OU:
Over (133)

In this game, the model projects a total (134.9 points) marginally higher than the DraftKings over/under (133 points).

Prediction: UMBC 69, Stony Brook 66

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Retrievers this season is 70.6 points, 2.6 more points than their implied total of 68 points in Monday’s game.
  • UMBC has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (68) seven times.
  • The 72.9-point average implied total on the season for the Seawolves is 7.9 more points than the team’s 65-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Stony Brook has scored more than this game’s implied total of 65 points 10 times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

UMBC and Stony Brook Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Retrievers 8-3 3-3 3-8
Seawolves 4-6 3-2 4-6

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games


Stony Brook
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/7/2021 Stony Brook Win 71-65 2/7/2021 UMBC Loss 71-65
2/2/2021 NJIT Win 75-71 1/31/2021 Hartford Win 63-49
1/31/2021 NJIT Loss 69-65 1/30/2021 Hartford Loss 59-57
1/17/2021 Hartford Win 57-49 1/24/2021 NJIT Win 56-44
1/16/2021 Hartford Loss 70-63 1/23/2021 NJIT Loss 74-65

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