Hofstra Pride home to Northeastern Huskies in NCAA Basketball betting action
Northeastern Huskies vs Hofstra Pride Odds
Hofstra Arena will host Hofstra Pride vs. Northeastern Huskies action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Pride sport records of 5-17 and 8-10 ATS heading into this battle, while the Huskies have 14-8 and 10-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-11 for the Pride and 5-10 for the Huskies.
Bettors looking to back visiting Northeastern before tip-off in this one found them as 6-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pride - Huskies odds would favor the Huskies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Hofstra is rated No. 297 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northeastern is at No. 258. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 68-57 win for the Huskies.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Hofstra has the nation's No. 327-rated offensive output, at 59.4 PPG. The visiting Huskies defense ranks No. 205 allowing on average 67.4 PPG. The Pride FG% has averaged 38.6% so far, less than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.
Defensively, Northeastern features the nation's No. 89-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Hofstra, meanwhile, comes in at No. 322 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Northeastern, they were a 59-52 winner as they battled Drexel at home. They covered in the match as a 3-point favorite. The Huskies got 17 points from Jonathan Lee as Northeastern ran past Drexel 59-52 on Saturday at Matthews Arena.
Hofstra lost its last outing, a 72-59 result against William & Mary on February 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. The Pride got 16 points from David Imes, but it was William & Mary that prevailed in a 72-59 final on Saturday at Kaplan Arena.
Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Old Dominion are 4-6
After playing Drexel are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 3-7
After playing William & Mary are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Huskies at Pride trends to consider:
Northeastern is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Northeastern is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Hofstra
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Hofstra's last 10 games
Hofstra is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Northeastern
Hofstra is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Northeastern
Hofstra is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Northeastern at Old Dominion, Saturday, February 9
Hofstra at UNC Wilmington, Saturday, February 9