Betting on today’s Terriers and Eagles game? Catch the action at Bender Arena in Washington, DC, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Patriot League conference contest is set at 127 points, with American being favored by -4.5 at home against Boston.

BOSTON TERRIERS VS AMERICAN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: American Eagles -4.5

This game will be played at Bender Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.

WHY BET THE AMERICAN EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will American pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 127 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will Boston Win on the Road?

As the Boston Terriers get set to take on the American Eagles, they will be looking to improve upon their 11-16 record this season. So far, the Terriers have gone 6-8 in Patriot League action, while going 5-8 in non-conference games.

On the road, Boston has gone 5-10 this season, and they come into this game with an average scoring margin of -3.9 points per game. So far, they have been the underdog in 17 of their 27 games, going 6-11 in those contests.

As the underdog this season, Boston has gone 7-10 vs. the spread. On the road, the Terriers are 6-9 ATS in 15 games this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Boston is 5-5 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Boston University games is 11-15, and today’s line of 127 is lower than their average over/under line of 133. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than 127. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 131 points.

In their recent matchup, the Boston offense ended with 74 points against Navy. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.2% and made 6 threes. Miles Brewster is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 10.2. Meanwhile, Otto Landrum also brings a PPG average of 8.9 into the game.

Currently, the Terriers’ defense holds the 36th rank in the nation, allowing 65.8 points per game. Against Navy in their most recent game, the Boston defense gave up a total of 65 points while allowing Navy to hit 47% of their shots.

Do the Eagles Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

After losing their last game to Lafayette by a score of 68-62, the American Eagles will look to get back on track as they face the Boston Terriers. American’s record this season is 14-13, and they are currently 8-6 in Patriot League play.

At home this season, the Eagles have gone 7-4, and they are 11-5 when favored. So far, they have been favored in 16 of their 27 games. Their average scoring margin at home is +5.9 compared to -3.3 on the road.

As the favorite, American has gone 10-6 vs. the spread this season and is 6-5 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are 6-4 ATS.

This season, the over/under record in American games is 14-12 and today’s line of 127 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (136.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 115 points.

The American offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 62 points versus Lafayette. During the game, they attempted 22 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 38.9%. Offensively, the Eagles have a season long field goal percentage of 45%, which is 180th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 125th in percentage and 42nd in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the American defense is giving up an average of 68.3 points per contest. So far, the American defense is giving up an average of 7.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10 times per game (412nd).