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College Basketball Matchup - Northeastern Huskies Harvard Crimson Odds Preview

Harvard CrimsonNortheastern Huskies
7-1December 04, 2013, 07:00 | Matthews Arena2-5

The Northeastern Huskies hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Harvard Crimson pay a visit to Matthews Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Huskies currently sports a 2-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-1 ATS. The Crimson are 7-1 and 3-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies produce a 1-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Crimson have gone 0-3-1 against the number.

View Harvard Crimson vs Northeastern Huskies Odds and Stats.

The Crimson were listed as -5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Huskies rated this week at No. 238 and the Crimson sitting at No. 85.

Last time out for Northeastern, they were a 79-66 loser as they battled Virginia Commonwealth on the road. They covered in the match as a 15.5-point underdog. David Walker scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 79-66 to Virginia Commonwealth at Siegel Center on Friday).

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northeastern's No. 212-ranked offense, averaging 69.14 PPG, against a Crimson defense that ranks No. 7 at 58.12 PPG. The Huskies field goal percentage has averaged 46.15% so far, more than the Crimson marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.

A few Crimson at Huskies trends to consider:
Harvard is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Harvard is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Northeastern is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Northeastern is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
Harvard at Boston University, Saturday, December 7th
Northeastern at UAB, Saturday, December 7th