Holy Cross Crusaders (4-11) at Boston University Terriers (5-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Case Gym)
The Line: Boston University Terriers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Holy Cross Crusaders and Boston Univ. Terriers meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Case Gym.
The Holy Cross Crusaders need a win after losing nine of their last 11 games. The Holy Cross Crusaders are averaging 69.6 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 76.1 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Gerrale Gates is averaging 18 points and 1.8 assists while Austin Butler is averaging 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds. Matt Faw is the third double-digit scorer and RJ Johnson is grabbing 1.4 rebounds. The Holy Cross Crusaders are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Holy Cross Crusaders are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game.
The Boston Univ. Terriers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Boston Univ. Terriers are averaging 69.7 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 76.2 points on 47.9 percent shooting. Javante McCoy is averaging 17 points and 2.5 assists while Walter Whyte is averaging 14.3 points and seven rebounds. Sukhmail Mathon is the third double-digit scorer and Jack Hemphill is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Boston Univ. Terriers are shooting 29.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Boston Univ. Terriers are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game.
The Crusaders are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 Wednesday games. The Terriers are 13-32 ATS in their last 45 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 6-2 in Crusaders last 8 road games. The over is 4-1 in Terriers last 5 overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Boston Univ. Terriers are the better team here, but neither of these clubs are lighting the world on fire, and the Terriers are just 1-5 against the spread at home and they lose by an average of 0.8 points in the favorite role. The Holy Cross Crusaders are 4-2 against the spread on the road. If forced to pick here, give me the points.