Northeastern vs. Hofstra - 1/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hofstra Pride (12-6) at Northeastern Huskies (12-7)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Matthews Arena)
The Line: Northeastern Huskies -3 -- Over/Under: 149 See the Latest Odds
The Northeastern Huskies and the Hofstra Pride face off on Thursday in a Colonial Athletic Association college basketball match up.
The Northeastern Huskies are 12-7 this season and they are coming off of a win over Delaware that ended a two game losing skid. Northeastern is averaging 72.8 points per game and they are shooting 43.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.8 points and their opponents are shooting 46.7 percent. David Walker leads the Huskies averaging 17.7 points per game. Quincy Ford is averaging 16.6 points and 7.2 rebounds, Zach Stahl is averaging 11.6 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Jeremy Miller is averaging 8.1 points. Northeastern is 5-2 at home and 4-2 in CAA play.
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The Hofstra Price are 12-6 this season and they are coming off of a loss that ended a two game winning streak. Hofstra is averaging 79 points per game and they are shooting 43.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent. Juan’ya Green leads the Pride averaging 17.2 points and 6.6 assists per game. Ameen Tanksley is averaging 15.8 points and 5.5 rebounds, Brian Bernardi is averaging 14.2 points, and Rokas Gustys is averaging 11.7 points and 10.1 rebounds. Hofstra is 4-3 on the road and 4-2 in CAA.
Northeastern is 6-2 against the spread against CAA, 20-8 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games. Hofstra is 2-5 against the spread against CAA and 7-2 against the spread following a loss. The underdog is 8-3-1 against the point spread in the last 12 meetings of these two.
This should be a good one and even though it is just three points we may be glad we have them.