Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Cougars and Huskies. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on FloH, and it’s hosted by the Huskies at Matthews Arena in Boston, MA. Get ready to place your bets! Charleston is favored by -4 in this Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup the against Northeastern. The over/under for the game is set at 154.5 points.

CHARLESTON COUGARS VS NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Northeastern Huskies +4

This game will be played at Matthews Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Not only will Northeastern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will Charleston Make it Happen on the Road?

Charleston heads into today’s game against Northeastern as the favorite, as they have been in 19 of their 25 games this season. They have gone 14-5 in those games, including a current win streak of three games.

On the road, the Cougars have gone 8-5 this season, and they have won their last three games away from home. Over their last 10 road games, they are 8-2, and they come into today’s game with an average scoring margin of +2.1 points per game on the road.

As the favorite this season, Charleston has gone 8-10-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cougars are 5-4-1 vs. the spread. On the road, Charleston is 5-7-1 vs. the spread this year and 2-1 in their last 3 road games vs. the spread.

Charleston’s over/under record this season is 14-10 and today’s line of 154.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (152.4). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Charleston offense tallied 80 points in a matchup against Drexel. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45.5%, and they made 13 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Frankie Policelli with 22 points. Ante Brzovic also added 19 points for the Cougars.

Coming into today’s game, the Charleston defense is giving up an average of 74.6 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Charleston’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.9% this season.

Can the Huskies Please their Home Crowd?

At home this season, Northeastern is 6-5, and they enter this game with a two-game win streak. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 5-5.

So far this season, Northeastern is 10-15 overall, and they have gone 5-8 in non-conference games. They have gone 5-7 in Coastal Athletic Association games.

As the underdog, Northeastern has gone just 5-8 against the spread this season. Their overall ATS mark is 13-12. At home, the Huskies are 6-5 vs. the spread this year, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, their ATS record is 4-6.

This season, the over/under record for Northeastern games is 16-8-1. The average over/under line in their games is 138.2, and their games have averaged 143.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 154.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1 with an average scoring total of 138 points.

In their recent matchup, the Northeastern offense ended with 77 points against Monmouth. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 45.6% and made 8 threes. Chris Doherty is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13.4 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Harold Woods brings a PPG average of 10.4 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Northeastern defense is giving up an average of 72.6 points per contest. Against Monmouth in their most recent game, the Northeastern defense gave up a total of 65 points while allowing Monmouth to hit 45% of their shots.