Northeastern vs. Elon - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Elon Phoenix (12-10) at Northeastern Huskies (12-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Matthews Arena)
The Line: Northeastern Huskies -7 -- Over/Under: 151 See the Latest Odds
The Northeastern Huskies and the Elon Phoenix face off on Saturday in CAA college basketball action.
The Northeastern Huskies are 12-10 this season and they have lost their last three games and five of their last six. Northeastern is averaging 73.1 points per game and they are shooting 43.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.3 points and their opponents are shooting 46.2 percent. David Walker leads the Huskies averaging 18.2 points per game. Quincy Ford is averaging 16.7 points and 7.1 rebounds, Zach Stahl is averaging 11.5 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Jeremy Miller is averaging 8.0 points. Northeastern is 5-4 at home and 4-5 in Colonial Athletic Association games.
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The Elon Phoenix are 12-10 this season and they have lost their last three games and five of their last six. Elon is averaging 76.4 points per game and they are shooting 43.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 79.4 points and their opponents are shooting 45.6 percent. Tanner Samson leads the Phoenix averaging 13.6 points per game. Luke Eddy is averaging 11.4 points, Dainan Swoope is averaging 10.4 points, and Christian Hairston is averaging 9.7 points and 6.6 rebounds. Elon is 5-5 on the road and 3-6 in CAA play.
Northeastern is 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, and 1-5 against the spread against the CAA. Elon is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games, 3-7 against the spread following a loss, and 0-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
This game looks closer than the seven Northeastern is laying so I will take the points with Elon.