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Virginia Commonwealth Northeastern Betting Preview

Northeastern HuskiesVirginia Commonwealth Rams
March 3, 6:00 PM | Richmond Coliseum

Northeastern Huskies vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Odds

14-16TEAM RECORD25-6

Virginia Commonwealth looks to cover the Rams-Huskies pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 25-6 mark when they host Northeastern in college basketball action.

This game is part of the Colonial Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Richmond Coliseum).

The Rams bring a 25-6 record (16-13-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-16 Huskies, who are 12-16 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Virginia Commonwealth go 13-17 so far and the Huskies go 14-14.

View Northeastern vs Virginia Commonwealth Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Rams at No. 82 and the Huskies at No. 227 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-61 result in favor of the Rams.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Virginia Commonwealth's No. 173 nationally ranked offense (68.3 points per game) against a Huskies defense that sits as the No. 123 at 65.2 PPG. The Rams have been averaging 40.8% from the field, less than the Huskies have managed so far this season (42.6% on average).

Defensively, Northeastern features the nation's No. 112-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.6 points per game. Virginia Commonwealth, meanwhile, comes in at No. 235 nationally in scoring at home.

Northeastern was a 57-49 winner in their most recent outing at home against William & Mary. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. Quincy Ford scored 18 points leading the Huskies to a 57-49 victory over William & Mary at Richmond Coliseum on Friday.

Virginia Commonwealth was an 89-77 winner in their most recent outing at home against George Mason. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. The Rams used a 31-point performance from Bradford Burgess to help Virginia Commonwealth smack George Mason 89-77 on Saturday at Siegel Center.