New Hampshire Wildcats vs Boston University Terriers Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Case Gymnasium Sunday as host Boston University looks to handle the New Hampshire Wildcats in NCAA hoops action.
Boston University battles the Wildcats, currently sitting with a 7-16 mark (0-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-2 for the Terriers and 0-1 for the Wildcats.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Terriers sit at No. 152 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wildcats sit at No. 167 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Terriers will win this game 68-62.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston University's No. 157 nationally ranked offense (68.1 points per game) against a Wildcats defense that sits as the No. 97 at 63.3 PPG. The Terriers have been averaging 44.7% from the field, more than the Wildcats have managed so far this season (39% on average).
Defensively, New Hampshire features the nation's No. 41-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.8 points per game. Boston University, meanwhile, comes in at No. 133 nationally in scoring at home.
New Hampshire was a 92-86 winner in their most recent outing at home against UMBC. Patrick Konan scored 22 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for New Hampshire on Wednesday, leading the Wildcats to a 92-86 victory over UMBC at Lundholm Gymnasium.
In their last action, Boston University was a 64-59 winner on the road against Vermont. Boston University got 19 points from John Papale en route to a 64-59 victory over Vermont on Tuesday at Roy Patrick Gym.
New Hampshire at Hartford, Wednesday, February 20
Boston University home to Albany, Wednesday, February 20