Hartford Hawks vs Boston University Terriers Odds
The Boston University Terriers hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Hartford Hawks pay a visit to Case Gymnasium on the college basketball betting menu.
Supporters of the Hawks have watched them go 8-6 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Terriers are at 6-8 and 1-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Terriers are 0-2, while the Hawks have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Terriers at No. 149 and the Hawks at No. 265 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 66-62 result in favor of the Terriers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hawks rank No. 328 in NCAA Division 1 with 29.9 per game. That compares with Boston University’s No. 275 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Boston University is college basketball's No. 43-ranked team at 7.9 per game, while the Hawks rate No. 47 with 7.8 per game.
Defensively, Hartford features the nation's No. 84-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.3 points per game. Boston University, meanwhile, comes in at No. 245 nationally in scoring at home.
Hartford was a 71-68 winner in its last match at home against Binghamton. Hartford got 23 points from Mark Nwakamma en route to a 71-68 victory over Binghamton on Wednesday at Reich Family Pavilion.
In their last action, Boston University was a 63-58 loser on the road against Maine. D.J. Irving scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Terriers to a win (they lost 63-58 to Maine at Harold Alfond Sports Arena on Wednesday).
Hartford home to Maine, Wednesday, January 9
Boston University home to Vermont, Tuesday, January 8