Old Dominion Monarchs take on Huskies in NCAA basketball test
Old Dominion Monarchs vs Northeastern Huskies Odds
The Northeastern Huskies hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Old Dominion Monarchs pay a visit to Matthews Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
The Huskies currently sports a 19-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-11 ATS. The Monarchs are 4-25 and 8-18 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies produce a 10-11-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Monarchs have gone 15-7 against the number.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Monarchs were listed as 9-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Huskies, most recently No. 244 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Monarchs, who rate No. 283 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 70-62 victory for the Huskies.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northeastern's No. 112-ranked offense, averaging 70 PPG, against a Monarchs defense that ranks No. 271 at 70.8 PPG. The Huskies field goal percentage has averaged 44.9% so far, more than the Monarchs marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.5% per game.
Defensively, Old Dominion features the nation's No. 203-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.8 points per game. Northeastern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 192 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Old Dominion was an 81-77 loser at home against Drexel. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Monarchs endured an 81-77 loss at the hands of the Dragons on Thursday, despite a 15-point effort from Aaron Bacote at Ted Constant Center.
Northeastern won its last outing, a 90-84 result against Georgia State on February 27. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Joel Smith scored 29 points for Northeastern on Wednesday, leading the Huskies to a 90-84 win over Georgia State at GSU Sports Arena.
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Drexel are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
After playing Georgia State are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Monarchs at Huskies trends to consider:
Old Dominion is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Old Dominion is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northeastern's last 6 games
Northeastern is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northeastern's last 5 games when playing Old Dominion
Northeastern is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home