Bucknell vs. Boston University - 2/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston University Terriers (17-11) at Bucknell Bison (14-12)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Sojka Pavilion)
The Line: Bucknell Bison -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston University Terriers and Bucknell Bison meet Sunday afternoon at the Sojka Pavilion.
The Boston University Terriers look to build on their solid seven-game winning streak. The Boston University Terriers are averaging 73.3 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 72.8 points on 43 percent shooting. Eric Fanning is averaging 14.9 points and 1.5 assists while Cheddi Mosely is averaging 13.8 points and 3.4 rebounds. John Papale is dishing 2.2 assists and Nathan Dieudonne is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Boston University Terriers are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The Terriers are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.8 rebounds per game. The Boston University Terriers have won four straight road games.
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The Bucknell Bison look for consistency after splitting their last six games. The Bucknell Bison are averaging 77.8 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 73.8 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Chris Hass is averaging 16.8 points and 1.6 assists while Nana Foulland is averaging 12.1 points and 6.7 rebounds. Zach Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Stephen Brown is dishing 5.1 assists. The Bucknell Bison are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Bison are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.8 rebounds per game. The Bucknell Bison have won six of their last eight home games.
The Terriers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games following a straight up win. The Bison are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 home games and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games following a straight up win.
Boston is playing some great basketball and has even covered seven of its last eight road games. Meanwhile, Bucknell has been up and down as of late and has covered just two of its last 12 home games. I'll gladly take the points here with possibly the better team.