Betting on today’s Eagles and Terriers game? Catch the action at Case Gym in Boston, MA, as the Terriers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This Patriot League conference matchup has an over/under of 133 points, and the Terriers are favored to win at home vs. the Eagles.

AMERICAN EAGLES VS BOSTON TERRIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boston Terriers -1

This game will be played at Case Gym at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 10th.

WHY BET THE BOSTON TERRIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Terriers.
  • Not only will Boston pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Can the Eagles Grab a Win in Boston?

After starting the season 5-7, American has won three straight games to improve to 8-7. The Eagles are 2-0 in Patriot League play compared to a 6-7 non-conference record.

On the road, American is 3-6 this season, and their average scoring margin is -8.4 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, the Eagles have gone just 3-7.

As the underdog this season, American has an ATS record of just 2-4. However, they have gone 5-5 vs. the spread in their last 10 road games and are 3-2 ATS at home this year. Overall, the Eagles are 8-6 vs. the spread this season.

Over their last three games, the over/under record for American is 2-1. For the season, their over/under record is 8-6. So far, their games have averaged 145.3 points compared to an average over/under line of 139.8, a difference of 5.5 points. Currently, their over/under record is 2-3 over their last five games and 4-5 over their last 10 games.

The Eagles’ offense wrapped up their last game with 71 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 73.6 points per contest. For the season, the American offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 326th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.

On defense, American is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, American’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 47.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 36.7% this season.

Can the Terriers Hold Strong at Home?

Despite being favored in just one of their 15 games this season, Boston enters this matchup as one-point favorites. Their record sits at 5-10 overall, including a 2-3 mark at home.

Coming off a 59-51 loss to Lafayette, the Terriers have dropped two straight games, and their record in Patriot League action is 0-2. So far, they are 5-8 in non-conference games.

As the favorite, Boston’s ATS mark this year is 0-1 and their home ATS record is 2-3. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Terriers are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 133 is slightly lower than the average over/under line in Boston University’s games this season (134.3). So far, the over/under record in their games is 5-9. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 122 points and their over/under record during that span is 1-2. For the season, their games are averaging 129.6 points per game.

In contrast to their season average of 64.7 points per game, the Boston had a below average performance. They scored 51 points against Lafayette and had a field goal percentage of 30.2%. In terms of offense, the Terriers have a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, putting them 377th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 311st in percentage and 200th in three-pointers made.

Boston’s defense has been playing well, ranking 50th nationally, with 65.5 points allowed per game. So far, the Boston defense is giving up an average of 5.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.9 times per game (553rd).