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Boston University Terriers host Maine Black Bears in college basketball action

Maine Black BearsBoston University Terriers
Feb 5, 7:00 PM | Case Gymnasium

Maine Black Bears vs Boston University Terriers Odds

8-14TEAM RECORD11-11

The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Boston University and Maine on Tuesday, with the host Terriers trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Terriers bring a 11-11 record (1-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-14 Black Bears, who are 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Boston University go 0-2 so far and the Black Bears go 1-0.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 202-rated Maine taking on the No. 181-rated Terriers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 70-64 win for the Terriers on Tuesday.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston University's No. 183-ranked offense, averaging 67.3 PPG, against a Black Bears defense that ranks No. 286 at 71.1 PPG. The Terriers field goal percentage has averaged 44.6% so far, more than the Black Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.

Defensively, Maine features the nation's No. 322-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.2 points per game. Boston University, meanwhile, comes in at No. 153 nationally in scoring at home.

Maine lost its last outing, a 68-67 result against UMBC on February 2. Maine suffered a 68-67 loss against UMBC on Saturday, getting 20 points from Zarko Valjarevic in a losing effort at RAC Arena.

Boston University was a 66-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Hartford. Boston University suffered a 66-58 loss against Hartford on Saturday, getting 14 points from D.J. Irving in a losing effort at Reich Family Pavilion.

Next up:
Maine home to Albany, Saturday, February 9
Boston University at Binghamton, Saturday, February 9