Who is playing?
New Jersey Tech @ Vermont
Current records: New Jersey Tech 5-13; Vermont 9-10
What to know
The Vermont Catamount is 4-1 against the New Jersey Tech Highlanders since December 2020, and they’ll have a chance to extend that streak Sunday. Vermont and New Jersey Tech will face off in the America East battle at 1pm in Roy L. Patrick Gymnasium. The Catamounts won both of their matchups against New Jersey Tech last season (90-67 and 98-59) and are aiming for the same result this time around.
Vermont won last Thursday’s game against the Maine Black Bears by a final score of 66-45.
Meanwhile, New Jersey Tech suffered a heavy blow last Thursday, falling 87-75 to the Bryant Bulldogs.
Vermont is the favorite in this one with an expected margin of victory of 12.5. Those taking them in the spread covered a 12.5-point spread, the same result as last Thursday’s team contest.
The Catamounts’ win dropped them to 9-10, while the Highlanders’ loss dropped them to 5-13. A couple stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Vermont ranks 26th in college basketball in turnovers, averaging just 10.9. Slightly more enviably, New Jersey Tech is entering the matchup with the 23rd lowest scoring average in college basketball, averaging just 11.1. So the cards are definitely stacked against New Jersey Tech.
How to look
- When: Sunday at 1:00 p.m
- Where: Roy L. Patrick Gymnasium — Burlington, Vermont.
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket price: $49.00
The Catamonds are a huge 12.5-point favorite against the Highlanders, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The opponents had a good feel for this line as the Catamounts opened the game as a 13-point favorite.
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A series of stories
Vermont has won four of its five games against New Jersey Tech.
- March 06, 2022 – Vermont 98 vs. New Jersey Tech 59
- February 02, 2022 – Vermont 90 vs. New Jersey Tech 67
- January 19, 2022 – Vermont 83 vs. New Jersey Tech 57
- December 28, 2020 – New Jersey Tech 81 vs. Vermont 80
- December 27, 2020 – Vermont 92 vs. New Jersey Tech 78