Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northeastern Huskies Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Massachusetts when they take on the Northeastern Huskies on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
Supporters of the Minutemen have watched them go 3-3 and 0-6 ATS on the year, while the Huskies are at 4-3 and 3-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Huskies are 1-1, while the Minutemen have a 2-4 mark.
The Minutemen were listed as 2.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Huskies at No. 313 and the Minutemen at No. 259 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-62 result in favor of the Huskies.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Minutemen rank No. 101 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.7 per game. That compares with Northeastern’s No. 329 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northeastern is college basketball's No. 89-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Minutemen rate No. 64 with 7.5 per game.
Defensively, Massachusetts features the nation's No. 301-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. Northeastern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 254 nationally in scoring at home.
Massachusetts was a 75-62 loser in its last match at home against Miami. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. The Minutemen got 14 points from Terrell Vinson, but it was Miami that prevailed in a 75-62 final on Saturday at Mullins Center.
In their last action, Northeastern was a 76-73 loser at home against Maine. Northeastern got 19 points from Joel Smith but lost anyway, 76-73, to Maine on Wednesday at Matthews Arena.
Massachusetts Minutemen Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Miami are 3-0
After a loss are 7-3
Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing La Salle are 2-0
After playing Maine are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Minutemen at Huskies trends to consider:
Massachusetts is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Northeastern is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Massachusetts home to Elon, Saturday, December 15
Northeastern home to La Salle, Saturday, December 8