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Boston University Terriers vs Vermont Catamounts Odds
The Vermont Catamounts will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Boston University Terriers at Roy Patrick Gym on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.
The Catamounts sport records of 16-7 and 2-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Terriers have 13-11 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-0 for the Catamounts and 0-2 for the Terriers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 132 (Catamounts) and the No. 152 (Terriers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 68-67 result in favor of the Catamounts has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Vermont's No. 289-ranked offense, averaging 62.3 PPG, against a Terriers defense that ranks No. 133 at 64.6 PPG. The Catamounts field goal percentage has averaged 43.1% so far, less than the Terriers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Defensively, Boston University features the nation's No. 117-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.9 points per game. Vermont, meanwhile, comes in at No. 304 nationally in scoring at home.
Boston University was a 79-58 winner in its last match on the road against Binghamton. Boston University cruised to victory on Saturday, running Binghamton out of the gym and running up a 79-58 score at BU Events Center.
Vermont won its last outing, a 67-55 result against UMBC on February 9. Clancy Rugg scored 18 points leading the Catamounts to a 67-55 victory over UMBC at RAC Arena on Saturday.
Boston University home to New Hampshire, Sunday, February 17
Vermont at Stony Brook, Friday, February 15