Northeastern vs. Delaware - 3/7/15 CAA Quarterfinal Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Delaware Blue Hens (10-19) at Northeastern Huskies (20-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Royal Farms Arena)
The Line: Northeastern Huskies -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Delaware Blue Hens and Northeastern Huskies meet Saturday in the CAA quarterfinal.
The Delaware Blue Hens look to stay hot after winning four of their last five. On the season, Delaware is averaging 66 points on 40.8 percent shooting and is allowing 72.2 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Kyle Anderson is averaging 14.6 points and 4.1 rebounds while Kory Holden is averaging 12.1 points and five assists. Cazmon Hayes is the third double-digit scorer and Marvin King-Davis is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Delaware Blue Hens have four players averaging at least 9.9 points, and they’re shooting 68.3 percent from the line and 34.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Delaware is allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and has given up 60 or less points in three of its last four games.
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The Northeastern Huskies look for a win after winning four of their last six. On the season, Northeastern is averaging 68.2 points on 48.1 percent shooting and is allowing 65 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Scott Eatherton is averaging 14.7 points and 6.6 rebounds while David Walker is averaging 13.3 points and 3.5 assists. T.J. Williams is dishing 3.3 assists and Quincy Ford is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Northeastern Huskies have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 72.1 percent from the line and 37.2 percent from deep. Defensively, Northeastern is allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in six of its last 10 games.
The Blue Hens are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Huskies are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games following a S.U. win. The Blue Hens are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
We've made some nice coin on Delaware the last couple of weeks now that the team is healthy and playing well. Don't pay attention to the records here, as the Blue Hens have shown to be a solid team down the streth. I'll gladly take the points in a game the Blue Hens could win outright.