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Northeastern favored by -5 against James Madison on Wednesday

James Madison DukesNortheastern Huskies
7-13January 29, 2014, 07:00 | Matthews Arena7-14

James Madison pays a visit to Northeastern on Wednesday, hoping to send the Huskies to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Matthews Arena.

The Huskies sit at 7-14 (9-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Dukes are currently 7-13 (6-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Northeastern is 5-12-1 OU, and James Madison is 5-11 OU.

View James Madison Dukes vs Northeastern Huskies Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Northeastern Huskies as -5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

The Huskies sit at No. 196 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Dukes sit at No. 280 on the same chart.

Last time out for James Madison, they were a 58-56 winner as they battled College of Charleston at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. Jackson Kent scored 17 points leading the Dukes to a 58-56 victory over College of Charleston at JMU Center on Saturday.

Last time out for Northeastern, they were a 70-57 winner as they battled Hofstra on the road. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. Northeastern got 25 points from Demetrius Pollard en route to a 70-57 victory over Hofstra on Saturday at Hofstra Arena.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northeastern's No. 232-ranked offense, averaging 65.95 PPG, against a Dukes defense that ranks No. 92 at 67.85 PPG. The Huskies field goal percentage has averaged 43.62% so far, more than the Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.72% per game.

A few Dukes at Huskies trends to consider:
James Madison is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
James Madison is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of James Madison's last 6 games
James Madison is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Northeastern is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Northeastern is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
Northeastern is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Northeastern is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
James Madison home to William & Mary, Sunday, February 2nd
Northeastern at Delaware, Monday, February 3rd