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Northeastern vs Delaware Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 1/16/23

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (10-8) vs. Northeastern Huskies (6-10)
January 16, 2023 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Northeastern Huskies -2.5 / Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens +2.5; Over/Under: +138
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The Delaware Blue Hens and Northeastern Huskies meet Monday in college basketball action at the Matthews Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Delaware Blue Hens Preview

The Delaware Blue Hens are averaging 69.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.2 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Jameer Nelson Jr. is averaging 19.7 points and 5.1 rebounds, while Jyare Davis is averaging 16.3 points and 3.3 assists. LJ Owens is the third double-digit scorer and Christian Ray is grabbing 9.2 rebounds. The Delaware Blue Hens are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Delaware Blue Hens are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game.

The Northeastern Huskies Preview

The Northeastern Huskies are averaging 65.7 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.7 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Jahmyl Telfort is averaging 16.2 points and 5.2 rebounds, while Chris Doherty is averaging 9 points and 5 rebounds. Joe Pridgen is grabbing 2.6 rebounds and Coleman Stucke is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Northeastern Huskies are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 62.9 percent from the free throw line. The Northeastern Huskies are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.

Delaware Blue Hens and Northeastern Huskies Trends

The Blue Hens are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Monday games. The Huskies are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 home games and 11-26 ATS in their last 37 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Blue Hens last 10 overall. The over is 6-1 in Huskies last 7 overall.

Randy’s Free Pick

Two bad teams you shouldn’t be looking to back. The difference here is Northeastern is at home where it plays OK ball and Delaware is on the road where it loses by an average of 11.1 points and allows nearly 47 percent shooting. The chalk is reasonable. Give me the Northeastern Huskies.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Northeastern Huskies -2.5

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Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

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