Boston University Terriers vs Bruins College Hoops Game Preview
Boston University Terriers vs Belmont Bruins Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Belmont Bruins try to run the Boston University Terriers off the court at UCF Arena in college hoops action.
UCF Arena is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
The Terriers will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Bruins are 3-5 ATS. Boston University is 0-0 on the totals; Belmont is 3-3.
Bettors looking to side with Belmont in this one found them as 6.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 10 (Bruins) and the No. 185 (Terriers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-71 result in favor of the Bruins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Belmont's No. 209-rated squad against Boston University's No. 274-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Belmont rates No. 13 in the country with 8.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 29 nationally with 8.4 per match.
Defensively, Boston University features the nation's No. 122-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.3 points per game. Belmont, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Boston University was a 70-57 winner at home against Cornell. Boston University got 23 points from D.J. Irving en route to a 70-57 victory over Cornell on Saturday at Case Gymnasium.
Belmont was a 76-49 winner in their most recent outing at home against South Dakota State. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Bruins and Jackrabbits didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as South Dakota State was handed a 76-49 defeat on Wednesday at Curb Event Center.
Belmont Bruins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Jacksonville State are 4-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Terriers at Bruins trends to consider:
Belmont is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
Boston University at Maine, Wednesday, January 2
Belmont at Jacksonville State, Thursday, January 3