Northeastern Huskies (15-9) at Delaware Blue Hens (11-14)
|Date & Time||Thursday February 8, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Delaware Blue Hens +6 -- Over/Under:
The Northeastern Huskies and Delaware Blue Hens meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Bob Carpenter Center.
The Northeastern Huskies look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The Northeastern Huskies are averaging 74.6 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 70.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Vasa Pusica is averaging 16.1 points and 5.2 assists while Shawn Occeus is averaging 10.7 points and 2.3 rebounds. Donnell Gresham Jr. is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Bolden Brace is dishing 2.3 assists. The Northeastern Huskies are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Northeastern Huskies are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game. The Northeastern Huskies have won five of their last eight road games.
The Delaware Blue Hens need a victory here in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Delaware Blue Hens are averaging 71.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 73.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Ryan Daly is averaging 16.9 points and 2.3 assists while Ryan Allen is averaging 15.1 points and 2.7 rebounds. Eric Carter is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Mosley is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Delaware Blue Hens are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.1 percent from the free throw line. The Delaware Blue Hens are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The Delaware Blue Hens have lost three straight home games.
The Huskies are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games. The Blue Hens are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The Huskies are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings, the favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Delaware Blue Hens have lost six straight games and are shooting just 42 percent from the field while scoring under 65 points in their last five games. That's not enough to hang with a Northeastern Huskies squad that can light it up offensively and does shoot 46.6 percent on the road. Northeastern beat Delaware by 12 points a couple of weeks ago and has won five of the last six meetings overall. I'll eat the reasonable number with the road team.