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James Madison Dukes vs Northeastern Huskies Betting Line and Trends Report

College hoops betting interest focuses on the James Madison Dukes vs Northeastern Huskies battle Thursday at Matthews Arena as the Huskies look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The James Madison Dukes opened as 4-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

James Madison Dukes vs Northeastern Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northeastern Huskies bring a 11-6 record (8-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 12-5 Dukes, who are 6-8 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Northeastern go 6-8 so far and the James Madison Dukes go 5-9.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Northeastern Huskies rated this week at No. 75 and the James Madison Dukes sitting at No. 70.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Northeastern has the nation's No. 131-rated offensive output, at 74.71 PPG. The visiting James Madison Dukes defense ranks No. 99 allowing on average 68.12 PPG. The Huskies FG% has averaged 44.23% so far, less than the Northeastern Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.15% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Madison earned a 73-59 victory over Towson on Saturday, getting 14 points from Shakir Brown at JMU Center.

Northeastern suffered a 78-60 loss against William & Mary on Saturday, getting 18 points from Quincy Ford in a losing effort at Kaplan Arena.

Betting Trends
  • James Madison is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • James Madison is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • James Madison is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games when playing Northeastern
  • James Madison is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games when playing Northeastern
  • Northeastern is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Northeastern is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • Northeastern is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Northeastern is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games when playing James Madison

Next Betting Matchups

James Madison at Hofstra, Saturday, January 16th
Northeastern at Delaware, Saturday, January 16th