William & Mary Tribe vs Northeastern Huskies Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
|Northeastern Huskies||William & Mary Tribe|
|9-19||February 22, 2014, 04:00 | Kaplan Arena||16-10|
The William & Mary Tribe will try to cover the spread at Kaplan Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Northeastern Huskies in NCAA basketball action.
The Tribe currently sports a 16-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-6-1 ATS. The Huskies are 9-19 and 10-14-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tribe produce a 10-10 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Huskies have gone 9-15-1 against the number.
View Northeastern Huskies vs William & Mary Tribe Odds and Stats.
The Tribe were listed as -5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 154-rated Tribe and the No. 193-ranked Huskies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
Northeastern was a 79-70 loser in their most recent outing at home against Towson. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. The Huskies endured a 79-70 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Thursday, despite a 17-point effort from T.J. Williams at Matthews Arena.
Last time out for William & Mary, they were an 87-54 loser as they battled College of Charleston on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. William & Mary was run off the court by the Cougars on Wednesday as College of Charleston routed them 87-54 at TD Arena.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and William & Mary has the nation's No. 110-rated offensive output, at 72.81 PPG. The visiting Huskies defense ranks No. 91 allowing on average 67.79 PPG. The Tribe FG% has averaged 47.01% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.
A few Huskies at Tribe trends to consider:
Northeastern is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Northeastern is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northeastern's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Northeastern's last 12 games
William & Mary is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
William & Mary is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of William & Mary's last 8 games
William & Mary is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Northeastern home to Drexel, Saturday, March 1st
William & Mary at Hofstra, Wednesday, February 26th