Vermont vs UMBC: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 18, 2021

A pair of streaking teams meet when the Vermont Catamounts (7-0) visit the UMBC Retrievers (12-3) on Thursday, February 18 at 7:00 PM ET. The Catamounts are  favorites and put their seven-game win streak on the line against the Retrievers, who have won three straight. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 18, 2021, 1:15 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Vermont Betting Information

  • The Catamounts have played to a 4-3 record against the spread this season.
  • The Catamounts are 4-3 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 4-point favorite.
  • 4 of 7 Vermont games this season (57.1%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.

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

Vermont Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ryan Davis 10 18.9 6.6 1.4 0.5 0.6 1.3
Stef Smith 11 13.6 3.2 1.8 0.7 0.2 2.2
Ben Shungu 12 10.0 4.6 3.7 0.8 0.3 0.8
Tomas Murphy 8 8.5 2.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 1.1
Justin Mazzulla 12 8.4 3.7 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.6

UMBC Betting Information

  • The Retrievers have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 9-3.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Retrievers are at least a 4-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-2 against the spread.
  • UMBC and its opponents have typically been held under this season, only hitting the over in 25% (3) of their 12 games played.

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

UMBC Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Brandon Horvath 16 14.3 8.8 2.1 0.7 0.4 1.1
R.J. Eytle-Rock 17 13.5 4.6 2.5 0.5 0.1 1.0
Darnell Rogers 17 9.8 1.6 1.9 1.4 0.0 1.8
L.J. Owens 16 8.9 2.9 0.8 1.1 0.1 1.8
Keondre Kennedy 17 7.9 4.5 2.0 0.5 0.6 0.5

Total Facts

  • In Vermont’s matchups this season, the Catamounts and their opponents have exceeded Thursday’s over/under of 134.5 points four times (57.1% of opportunities).
  • Five UMBC games this year (33.3% of its matchups) finished with a final total greater than Thursday’s point total of 134.5 points.
  • The Catamounts average 76.3 points per game against the Retrievers’ 68.9, totaling 10.7 points over the game’s total of 134.5.
  • The 119.2 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 15.3 fewer than the 134.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Catamounts games is 1.8 points fewer than the over/under of 134.5 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 2.8 points separates this contest’s over/under (134.5 points) and the average total points bet in Retrievers games (131.7 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/10/2020 Vermont Vermont -16 129 -2248 +1012 Conference Tournament 81-74 VERMNT
2/22/2020 N/A Vermont N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-64 UMBC
1/11/2020 N/A UMBC N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-50 VERMNT
2/21/2019 N/A UMBC N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-56 UMBC
1/23/2019 N/A Vermont N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-61 UMBC

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