Northeastern Huskies take on 49ers in NCAA basketball test
Northeastern Huskies vs Charlotte 49ers Odds
The Charlotte 49ers will try to pay off for their supporters on Sunday when they play host to the Northeastern Huskies at Sullivan Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The game is being played at Sullivan Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Huskies will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 3-0 ATS against the number this season, while the 49ers are 2-0 ATS. Northeastern is 1-0 on the totals; Charlotte is 0-2.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 174-ranked 49ers and the No. 227-rated Huskies in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-64 win for the 49ers on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Charlotte's No. 169-ranked offense, averaging 69.2 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 136 at 63.8 PPG. The 49ers field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northeastern owns the country's No. 76-rated mark, allowing 59 points per game on the highway. Charlotte, on the other hand, rates No. 240 in scoring at home.
Northeastern was a 74-71 winner in its last match at home against Belmont. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Ian Clark went off for 29 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Northeastern handed Belmont a 74-71 defeat at Sullivan Arena.
Charlotte was a 72-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Oral Roberts. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. DeMario Mayfield scored 17 points leading the 49ers to a 72-58 victory over Oral Roberts at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.
Northeastern home to Maine, Wednesday, November 28
Charlotte home to East Carolina, Saturday, December 1