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Northeastern Huskies vs Hofstra Pride Preview

Hofstra PrideNortheastern Huskies
Jan 28, 12:00 PM | Matthews Arena

Hofstra Pride vs Northeastern Huskies Odds

7-15TEAM RECORD10-10

The Huskies will be trying to slam the Hofstra Pride on Saturday when the teams tip off at Matthews Arena in college betting action.

The Huskies sit at 10-10 (6-12 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Pride are currently 7-15 (6-10-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Northeastern is 8-10 OU, and Hofstra is 8-9 OU.

View Hofstra vs Northeastern Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Northeastern sat as 4.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Huskies sit at No. 249 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pride sit at No. 193 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Pride will win this game 64-62.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Northeastern's No. 292-ranked scoring average of 62.2 PPG, against a Pride defense rated No. 174 and allowing 66.9 PPG. The Huskies FG% has averaged 42.3% to date this season, more than the Pride shooters have managed so far (42% per game).

Defensively, Hofstra features the nation's No. 201-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.7 points per game. Northeastern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 324 nationally in scoring at home.

Hofstra lost its last outing, a 55-50 result against George Mason on January 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Pride got 18 points from Mike Moore, but it was George Mason that prevailed in a 55-50 final on Wednesday at Hofstra Arena.

Northeastern was a 62-61 winner in its last match at home against Delaware. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Northeastern earned a 62-61 victory over Delaware on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Joel Smith at Matthews Arena.

Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Towson are 8-2
After playing George Mason are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Drexel are 7-3
After playing Delaware are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Pride at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Hofstra's last 7 games when playing on the road against Northeastern
Hofstra is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Northeastern's last 7 games when playing at home against Hofstra
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northeastern's last 6 games when playing Hofstra
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northeastern's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Northeastern's last 9 games

Next up:
Hofstra home to Towson, Wednesday, February 1
Northeastern home to Drexel, Wednesday, February 1

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