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Elon Phoenix Visit Northeastern Huskies in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Northeastern Huskies try to run the Elon Phoenix off the court at Matthews Arena in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northeastern Huskies betting line opened as -5.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Elon Phoenix vs Northeastern Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northeastern Huskies sport a record of 8-6 and 5-6 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Elon Phoenix have 10-5 and 5-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-6 for the Northeastern Huskies and 8-3 for the Elon Phoenix.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 123 (Northeastern) and the No. 228 (Elon) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Elon is ranked No. 70 in NCAA basketball at 38.4 per game. Contrast that with Northeastern's No. 249 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Northeastern is the No. 75-ranked team in the country at 8.64 per game, while Elon rates No. 11 at 10.87 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Phoenix got 17 points from Steven Santa Ana as Elon ran past Towson 75-72 on Tuesday at Alumni Gym-NC.

Shawn Occeus scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 71-70 to Hofstra at Matthews Arena on Tuesday).

Betting Trends
  • Elon is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Elon is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Elon's last 6 games when playing Northeastern
  • Northeastern is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Northeastern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northeastern's last 6 games when playing Elon

Next Betting Matchups

Elon at Hofstra, Sunday, January 7th
Northeastern at James Madison, Sunday, January 7th