|2014 March Madness First Four Odds: Albany vs. Mount St. Mary’s|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 18 March 2014 11:00|
Albany vs. Mt. St. Mary's Odds
Albany comes in with an 18-14 record and champions of the American East while Mount St. Mary’s won the NEC Tournament title with a 16-16 record. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Albany is the slight favorite in the game, as it has odds of -2.5 points against Mount St. Mary’s. The over/under total for the game has been set at 141.5 points (View Matchup).
Albany played in just three lined games this season, but the Great Danes covered in all three contests. Albany finished the season strong, winning six of their last seven games. The Danes averaged just 66 points per game this season, but held five of their last seven opponents to 60 points or less. The team is led by Peter Hooley, who is averaging 15.7 points and 2.6 assists per game.
Mount St. Mary’s played in five lined games this season, going 3-2 against the spread. The Mountaineers closed their season with four straight wins, posting at least 72 points in all four victories. Mount St. Mary’s is averaging 76.3 points per game for the season, but also gave up 78 points per contest. The team is led by Rashad Whack and Julian Norfleet, who each average over 17 points per game.
These two will face off in the opening game of the First Four, tonight at 6:40PM ET on truTV. The game will be held from the UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio.