UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs Northeastern Huskies Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Feb 16, 7:00 PM | Trask Coliseum

Northeastern Huskies vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Huskies of Northeastern hit the hard court against the Seahawks of UNC Wilmington.

The Huskies will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 12-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Seahawks are 10-11 ATS. Northeastern is 7-11-1 against the total, while UNC Wilmington is 9-9 versus the number.

View Northeastern vs UNC Wilmington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Northeastern before tip-off in this one found them as 5.5-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Seahawks, most recently No. 274 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Huskies, who rate No. 235 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 69-60 victory for the Huskies.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UNC Wilmington has the nation's No. 281-rated offensive output, at 62.8 PPG. The visiting Huskies defense ranks No. 203 allowing on average 67.4 PPG. The Seahawks FG% has averaged 40.9% so far, less than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 45% per game.

Defensively, Northeastern features the nation's No. 85-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.6 points per game. UNC Wilmington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 260 nationally in scoring at home.

Northeastern lost its last outing, a 76-74 result against Delaware on February 13. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite. Northeastern got 23 points from Jonathan Lee but lost anyway, 76-74, to Delaware on Wednesday at Matthews Arena.

Last time out for UNC Wilmington, they were a 92-86 loser as they battled William & Mary on the road. They covered in the match as a 7-point underdog. Keith Rendleman poured in 24 points and added 13 rebounds in a losing cause for UNC Wilmington on Wednesday, as the Tribe rolled to a 92-86 victory over UNC Wilmington at Kaplan Arena.

Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing James Madison are 4-6
After playing Delaware are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Old Dominion are 3-7
After playing William & Mary are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Huskies at Seahawks trends to consider:
Northeastern is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
UNC Wilmington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
UNC Wilmington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
UNC Wilmington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
UNC Wilmington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Northeastern

Next up:
Northeastern home to James Madison, Wednesday, February 20
UNC Wilmington at Old Dominion, Wednesday, February 20