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Northeastern Huskies visit Towson Tigers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Northeastern HuskiesTowson Tigers
Jan 12, 12:00 PM | Towson Center

Northeastern Huskies vs Towson Tigers Odds


Northeastern travels to Towson on Saturday, hoping to boost its 8-7 record with a victory over the Tigers.

The Huskies will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 6-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 7-3 ATS. Northeastern is 2-6 on the totals; Towson is 4-3.

View Northeastern vs Towson Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Towson opened as 1-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers sit at No. 101 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Huskies sit at No. 279 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 69-67.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Towson's No. 215-ranked scoring average of 66.1 PPG, against a Huskies defense rated No. 211 and allowing 68.1 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 42.3% to date this season, less than the Huskies shooters have managed so far (43.4% per game).

Defensively, Northeastern features the nation's No. 105-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.1 points per game. Towson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 190 nationally in scoring at home.

Northeastern won its last outing, a 63-58 result against Drexel on January 8. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. Reggie Spencer scored 17 points leading the Huskies to a 63-58 victory over Drexel at John A. Daskalakis Center on Tuesday.

Last time out for Towson, they were a 99-86 winner as they battled William & Mary at home. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. William & Mary was victimized for 26 points and 12 rebounds by Jerrelle Benimon as the Tigers bested the Tribe 99-86 in college basketball action on Wednesday.

Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Hofstra are 8-2
After playing Drexel are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Delaware are 2-8
After playing William & Mary are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

A few Huskies at Tigers trends to consider:
Northeastern is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Towson is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Towson's last 6 games when playing Northeastern
Towson is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Towson is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Northeastern

Next up:
Northeastern home to Hofstra, Wednesday, January 16
Towson at Delaware, Wednesday, January 16