Hartford Hawks host Boston University Terriers in college basketball action
Boston University Terriers vs Hartford Hawks Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Hartford vs Boston University battle Saturday at Reich Family Pavilion as the Hawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Hawks bring a 11-10 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-10 Terriers, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Hartford go 0-0 so far and the Terriers go 0-2.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Hawks, most recently No. 279 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Terriers, who rate No. 181 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 67-62 victory for the Terriers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Hartford's No. 322-ranked offense, averaging 59.7 PPG, against a Terriers defense that ranks No. 131 at 64.5 PPG. The Hawks field goal percentage has averaged 40.5% so far, less than the Terriers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston University owns the country's No. 133-rated mark, allowing 67.7 points per game on the highway. Hartford, on the other hand, rates No. 335 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Boston University was an 81-75 winner at home against UMBC. The Terriers got 19 points from Dom Morris as Boston University ran past UMBC 81-75 on Saturday at Case Gymnasium.
Last time out for Hartford, they were a 49-43 loser as they battled Vermont at home. The Hawks got 12 points from Mark Nwakamma, but it was Vermont that prevailed in a 49-43 final on Wednesday at Reich Family Pavilion.
Boston University home to Maine, Tuesday, February 5
Hartford at Binghamton, Wednesday, February 6