Belmont Bruins vs Huskies College Hoops Game Preview
Belmont Bruins vs Northeastern Huskies Odds
Northeastern will look to improve on its 3-1 record on Friday when they host Belmont in NCAA basketball odds action at Sullivan Arena.
The game is being played at Sullivan Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
Northeastern will face the 4-0 Bruins, who own a 1-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Huskies are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bruins are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Northeastern Huskies as 13-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Huskies sit at No. 227 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bruins sit at No. 73 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bruins will win this game 88-66.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bruins rank No. 213 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.5 per game. That compares with Northeastern’s No. 330 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northeastern is college basketball's No. 127-ranked team at 6.8 per game, while the Bruins rate No. 13 with 9.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Belmont owns the country's No. 96-rated mark, allowing 61 points per game on the highway. Northeastern, on the other hand, rates No. 296 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Belmont, they were a 74-60 winner as they battled Alaska Anchorage on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 16.5-point favorite. Trevor Noack scored 15 points leading the Bruins to a 74-60 victory over Alaska Anchorage at Sullivan Arena on Thursday.
Northeastern was a 61-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against UC Riverside. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Northeastern got 14 points from Quincy Ford en route to a 61-52 victory over UC Riverside on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.
Belmont Bruins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Maine are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Bruins at Huskies trends to consider:
Northeastern is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Belmont at Virginia Commonwealth, Saturday, December 1
Northeastern home to Maine, Wednesday, November 28