Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Huskies versus the Pride? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 138.5 points, and Hofstra is favored by -6.5 vs. Northeastern in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.

NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES VS HOFSTRA PRIDE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hofstra Pride -6.5

This game will be played at Mack Sports Complex at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE HOFSTRA PRIDE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Pride.
  • Not only will Hofstra pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Huskies Win on the Road?

Through 26 games this season, Northeastern has a record of 10-16, including a 5-8 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. On the road, the Huskies have gone 4-10, and they are 2-12 as underdogs.

Most recently, Northeastern lost to Charleston by a score of 77-73. Over their last 10 road games, the Huskies have gone 3-7, and they are 2-3 in their last five.

As the underdog, Northeastern has gone 6-8 vs. the spread this season and 14-12 overall. On the road, the Huskies are 7-7 vs. the spread and have gone 2-1 in their last three games as the underdog.

This season, Northeastern games have an over/under record of 16-9-1. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 138.8 and the average scoring total is 143.4. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1 and the average scoring total is 150 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Northeastern offense tallied 73 points in a matchup against Charleston. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50.9%, and they made 10 threes. On the offensive front, the Huskies have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 117th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 328th in terms of percentage and 292nd in three-pointers made.

On the defensive side, Northeastern is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.8 points per game. The Northeastern defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 77 points and allowed Charleston to connect on 10 threes.

Can Hofstra Deliver Being Favored at Home?

At home this season, Hofstra has gone 8-2, and over their last ten games at home, they have gone 8-2. They are also 14-6 this season when favored, and they have won their last five games at home.

So far this year, Hofstra has a record of 15-11, and they are 8-5 in the Coastal Athletic Association. They are also 7-6 in non-conference games, and they have gone 6-9 on the road.

As the favorite, Hofstra has struggled against the spread this season, going 7-12-1. They have fared even worse vs. the spread as the favorite over their last 10 games, going just 2-8. Their home ATS record is 2-7-1 this season and they are 0-5 vs. the spread in their last 5 home games. Overall, Hofstra’s ATS mark for the year is 9-15-1.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Hofstra’s games this season (145.4). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 135 points.

In their recent matchup, the Hofstra offense ended with 77 points against Drexel. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 52% and made 10 threes. Tyler Thomas is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 22.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Darlinstone Dubar brings a PPG average of 17.7 into the game.

At present, the Pride’s defense is nationally ranked 107th, allowing 69.6 points per game. Hofstra’s three-point defense is currently 210th in the country at 8.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.3% of their shots vs. Hofstra.