Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Huskies and Fightin’ Blue Hens. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on FloH, and it’s hosted by the Fightin’ Blue Hens at Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest is set at 142.5 points, with Delaware being favored by -5.5 at home against Northeastern.

NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES VS DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens -5.5

This game will be played at Bob Carpenter Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 29th.

WHY BET THE DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Fightin’ Blue Hens.
  • Not only will Delaware pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen on the Road?

With a record of 12-17, Northeastern is coming off a 70-62 win over Hampton. They have won their last two games and have a record of 7-9 in the Coastal Athletic Association this season.

So far, the Huskies have been much better at home compared to on the road. They are 8-6 at home, compared to just 4-11 on the road. As the underdog, Northeastern is just 2-13 this season.

As the underdog, Northeastern’s ATS record this season is 6-9, and their overall ATS mark is 14-15. On the road, the Huskies are 7-8 vs. the spread this year and they are just 1-2 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Northeastern has gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 142.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Northeastern’s games this year (139.2). So far, the over/under record for the Huskies this year is 17-11-1. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 131 points.

The Northeastern offense is coming off a game where they scored 70 points against Hampton. They posted a field goal percentage of 45.9% and connected on 6 threes. Chris Doherty led the scoring for the Huskies, contributing 21 points. Additionally, Harold Woods chipped in with 12 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Northeastern defense is giving up an average of 72.2 points per contest. Against Hampton in their most recent game, the Northeastern defense gave up a total of 62 points while allowing Hampton to hit 45% of their shots.

Can Delaware Pull Off a Home Win?

Delaware comes into today’s game against Northeastern as the favorite, with a record of 13-5 when favored this season. They are 7-7 at home, including a 5-5 mark in their last 10 games at home.

So far this season, Delaware has a record of 17-12, and they have lost their last two games. They are coming off a 70-60 loss to Drexel.

Delaware has an ATS record of 13-14 this season and is 5-9 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Blue Hens are just 2-8 ATS.

Delaware’s over/under record for the season is 13-14, and today’s over/under line of 142.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games this year (143.2). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 135 points.

In their most recent game, the Delaware offense put up just 60 points vs. the Drexel Dragons. Overall, they are now averaging 74.1 points per game which is 189th in the country. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jyare Davis who comes into today’s matchup averaging 17.5. Gerald Drumgoole also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.8.

Currently, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense holds the 115th rank in the nation, allowing 70.0 points per game. So far, the Delaware defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.1 times per game (432nd).