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Terriers visit Saint Joseph's Hawks in college basketball clash

Boston University TerriersSaint Joseph's Hawks
Dec 7, 7:00 PM | Hagan Arena

Boston University Terriers vs Saint Joseph's Hawks Odds

4-4TEAM RECORD5-3

The Hawks hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Boston University Terriers pay a visit to Hagan Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Terriers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 3-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Hawks are 6-1 ATS. Boston University is 1-2 on the totals; Saint Joseph's is 3-4.

View Boston University vs Saint Josephs Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Hawks, most recently No. 60 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Terriers, who rate No. 260 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-66 victory for the Hawks.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Saint Joseph's has the nation's No. 113-rated offensive output, at 71.6 PPG. The visiting Terriers defense ranks No. 220 allowing on average 68.9 PPG. The Hawks FG% has averaged 47.2% so far, more than the Terriers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.

Defensively, Boston University features the nation's No. 127-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.2 points per game. Saint Joseph's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 274 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston University was a 75-61 winner on the road against Boston College. The Terriers got a terrific 27-point effort from Darryl Partin as Boston University defeated Boston College 75-61 on Saturday at Conte Forum.

Saint Joseph's was a 66-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against American. Saint Joseph's got 13 points from Carl Jones but lost anyway, 66-60, to American on Sunday at Bender Arena.

Saint Joseph's Hawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Creighton are 1-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Terriers at Hawks trends to consider:
Saint Joseph's is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston University
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saint Joseph's last 5 games at home
Saint Joseph's is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Saint Joseph's is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Boston University home to Harvard, Saturday, December 10
Saint Joseph's home to Creighton, Saturday, December 10

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