The Huskies and Seawolves are set to face off at 6:30 ET on FloH. The Seawolves will host the game at Island FCU Arena in Stony Brook, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 139.5 points, and Stony Brook is favored by -3.5 vs. Northeastern in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES VS STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Stony Brook Seawolves -3.5
This game will be played at Island FCU Arena at 6:30 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.
WHY BET THE STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Seawolves.
- Not only will Stony Brook pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Can The Huskies Secure a Win at Stony Brook?
Heading into their matchup with Stony Brook, Northeastern has lost three straight games, including their most recent game against Towson by a score of 83-76. So far this season, the Huskies have an overall record of 8-14, including a 3-9 record on the road.
As the underdog, Northeastern has gone just 2-10 this season, and they are currently 3.5-point underdogs for their game against Stony Brook. For the year, the Huskies have an average scoring margin of -6.6 points per game on the road.
As the underdog, Northeastern has gone 5-7 vs. the spread this season and they are currently 11-11 overall. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Huskies have an ATS mark of 5-5. On the road, their ATS record is 6-6 this year and they are 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 road contests.
Today’s over/under line of 139.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in Northeastern’s games this season (138.3). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.
Coming off their recent game, the Northeastern offense tallied 76 points in a matchup against Towson. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45.6%, and they made 8 threes. The top scorer for the Huskies was Harold Woods with 25 points, while Chris Doherty also chipped in with 17 points.
So far, the Huskies’ defense is ranked 205th in the country at 73.4 points per contest. Northeastern’s three-point defense is currently 191st in the country at 8.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 47.6% of their shots vs. Northeastern.
Can The Seawolves Secure a Home Victory?
Stony Brook will look to bounce back from a tough 72-71 loss to Hofstra in their last game. The Seawolves are 11-11 overall and 3-5 in Coastal Athletic Association play.
At home, Stony Brook is 6-3 this season, and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games at home. Over the course of the year, they have been favored in nine games, going 8-1 in those contests.
Stony Brook has been a great team to bet on this season, as their ATS record is 13-6-1. At home, they have gone 6-2-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seawolves have an impressive mark of 9-1.
On the season, the over/under record in Stony Brook games is 12-8, and today’s over/under line of 139.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (140.3). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 147 points compared to their season average of 143.2 points per game.
The Seawolves’ offense finished with 71 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 71.6 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Tyler Stephenson-Moore, who holds an average of 14.9 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Aaron Clarke is averaging 13.2 points per game this season.
The Seawolves’ defense is presently ranked 181st nationally, allowing an average of 72.5 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Stony Brook defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Hofstra knocked down 11 three-pointers on their way to 72 points.