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Boston University vs Marist 12/18/21 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Marist Red Foxes (4-5) vs. Boston University Terriers (9-3)
December 18, 2021 5:00 pm EDT
The Line: Boston University Terriers / Marist Red Foxes ; Over/Under: -
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The Marist Red Foxes and Boston University Terriers face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown in Boston, Massachusetts. These two teams last faced off in November of 2010 it was Boston that won 58-37. 

The Marist Red Foxes come into this game with a 4-5 record and they have gone 5-4 against the spread. Marist has been up and down this season and in their last game against Navy they were defeated by six points. Marist is averaging 70 points while their defense is giving up 69.6 points per game. Ricardo Wright has been the top player for Marist averaging 14.9 points while shooting 45.9 percent from the field and 43.5 percent from behind the three point line. There are four different players who are averaging at least 10 points per game. 

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On the other side of this matchup is the Boston University Terriers who sit with a 9-3 record and they have gone 6-3-2 against the spread. Boston has won five games in a row, and in the last game against Dartmouth the defense was strong giving up only 62 points and that led to the victory. Boston is averaging 68.3 points while their defense is giving up only 62.5 points per game. Guard Javante McCoy has been the top player for Boston averaging 17.2 points while shooting 51.7 percent from the field. 

Marist is 7-0 against the spread in their last seven games following a straight up loss. Boston is 9-1-2 against the spread in their last 12 games following a straight up win. The under is 4-0 in Boston’s last four home games. The over is 8-2 in Marist’s last 10 games overall. The over is 6-1 in the Red Foxes last seven games following an against-the-spread loss. 

Boston has been quite impressive this season because of their defense and they are going to lock down in this game. Look for Boston’s defense to lock down, and that is going to be enough to get the job done. Back Boston to cover the spread. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick:
Boston ATS

Shane Mickle

I have been following sports for as long as I can remember and started writing about them back in high school. My favorite sports include MLB, NBA, NFL, CFB, CBB, and the UFC. Follow me on Twitter at @shanemickle

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