The Northeastern Huskies and William & Mary Tribe meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Kaplan Arena. The Northeastern Huskies look for their sixth win. The William & Mary Tribe look for their sixth win.
The Northeastern Huskies are averaging 63.8 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.6 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Jahmyl Telfort is averaging 16 points and 5 rebounds, while Chris Doherty is averaging 7.8 points and 5 rebounds. Joe Pridgen is grabbing 3.1 rebounds and Jared Turner is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Northeastern Huskies are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 61.3 percent from the free throw line. The Northeastern Huskies are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game.
The William & Mary Tribe are averaging 68.8 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Anders Nelson is averaging 10.8 points and 2 rebounds, while Ben Wight is averaging 10.2 points and 0.4 assists. Gabe Dorsey is the third double-digit scorer and Noah Collier is grabbing 8.6 rebounds. The William & Mary Tribe are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 67.1 percent from the free throw line. The William & Mary Tribe are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game.
The Huskies are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 road games and 10-24 ATS in their last 34 games overall. The Tribe are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Huskies last 7 road games. The under is 4-1 in Tribe last 5 overall. The home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
I'm not sure why the Northeastern Huskies are favored on the road, as you can make a strong argument William & Mary is the better team in this spot. The William & Mary Tribe are also an even safer bet at home, where they win by an average of 14.6 points and allow 40.2 percent shooting. Northeastern in the favorite role is a bit laughable. Give me the free bucket.