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Northeastern Huskies host Delaware Blue Hens in college basketball action

Delaware Blue HensNortheastern Huskies
11-7January 18, 2014, 12:00 | Matthews Arena5-13

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Delaware when they take on the Northeastern Huskies on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Huskies sit at 5-13 (7-8 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Blue Hens are currently 11-7 (6-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Northeastern is 5-9-1 OU, and Delaware is 5-5 OU.

View Delaware Blue Hens vs Northeastern Huskies Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Blue Hens were listed as -1.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 229-ranked Huskies and the No. 188-rated Blue Hens in this matchup.

Delaware won its last outing, a 76-71 result against William & Mary on January 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite. Delaware got 26 points from Devon Saddler en route to a 76-71 victory over William & Mary on Wednesday at Bob Carpenter Center.

Northeastern won its last outing, a 56-52 result against James Madison on January 15. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. The Huskies grabbed a 56-52 win over the Dukes on Wednesday, behind a 14-point effort from Scott Eatherton at JMU Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Northeastern's No. 170-rated squad against Delaware's No. 103-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Northeastern rates No. 234 in the country with 4.56 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 29 nationally with 8.06 per match.

A few Blue Hens at Huskies trends to consider:
Delaware is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Delaware is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Delaware's last 5 games on the road
Delaware is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Northeastern
Northeastern is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
Northeastern is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Northeastern is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Northeastern is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Delaware

Next up:
Delaware at Drexel, Monday, January 20th
Northeastern at Towson, Wednesday, January 22nd