Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Phoenix 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! The over/under for this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest is set at 145.5 points, with Northeastern being favored by -8.5 at home against Elon.

ELON PHOENIX VS NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Elon Phoenix +8.5

This game will be played at Matthews Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE ELON PHOENIX:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Even though we have Northeastern winning straight-up, we like Elon at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will Elon Be The Talk of Matthews Arena?

Elon has a record of 12-15 for the season as they prepare to take on Northeastern. So far this season, all of Elon’s games have been away from home. As we examine Elon’s performance vs. the spread, they currently hold a 10-15 ATS record heading into today’s game. This includes a 7-8 record on the road vs. the spread and a 3-7 record at home.

Up to this point, games involving Elon have had an average of 148.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 146.5 points. Their over/under record is 14-10-1. The Phoenix have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 140 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Phoenix’s offense tallied 73 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 74.7 points per game. Max Mackinnon is leading the team in scoring at 12.6 points per contest. TK Simpkins has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.6 going into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Elon defense is giving up an average of 76.0 points per contest. In their previous game vs. UNCW, the Seahawks finished with a field goal percentage of 47% and a total of 72 points vs. Elon.

Can the Huskies Offense Score Enough at Home?

The Northeastern Huskies have a record of 10-17 this season, including a 4-11 record on the road and a 6-6 record at home. They will be facing Elon in their next game. Northeastern enters today’s game with a 14-13 record against the spread. In their previous five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

In 27 games, Northeastern comes in with an over/under mark of 17-9-1, with their games averaging 143.4 points per game. The Huskies’ last five games have culminated with an average of 141 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2-1.

In their recent matchup, the Northeastern offense ended with 62 points against Hofstra. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 48% and made 8 threes. Chris Doherty is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Harold Woods brings a PPG average of 10.4 into the game.

On defense, Northeastern is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.1 points per game. So far, the Northeastern defense is giving up an average of 7.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.2 times per game (613rd).