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North Carolina A&T vs Northeastern Pick & Preview: Thursday, December 29th Betting Odds
Aggies vs Huskies Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: North Carolina A&T Aggies at Northeastern Huskies
- Where: Boston at Matthews Arena
- Date: Thursday, December 29th
- Betting Odds: North Carolina A&T +6, NCAT +213 | NEAST -274 O/U 134.5
North Carolina A&T will take the floor against the Huskies with an overall record of 5-8. So far, the Aggies have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 0-6. For the season, North Carolina A&T has been the underdog in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 2-8. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Aggies being +6 point underdogs.
North Carolina A&T will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kam Woods who is averaging 17.33 points per game for the Aggies. Woods is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Aggies’ offensive gameplan is the play of Marcus Watson who has hit 47.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.08 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for North Carolina A&T this season, as they are currently ranked 308th in college basketball at 67.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Aggies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.2%, placing them 404th in the NCAA.
The Northeastern Huskies head into today’s game in what will be their 12th game of the season, posting a record of 4-7. So far this season, Northeastern has played 4 games at home, sitting with a record of 3-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Huskies as the -6 point favorites. The Huskies have been favored 2 times, going 2-0 straight up.
Northeastern’s leading scorer this season is Jahmyl Telfort who is averaging 16.0 points per contest. So far, Telfort has accounted for 25.07% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.0 rebounds per game and 2.36 assists. Jared Turner is the second leading scorer for the Huskies, averaging 6.9 points per game. Between him and Turner, they are accounting for 34.9% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Northeastern this season, as they are currently ranked 398th in college basketball at 64.3 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Huskies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.0%, placing them 366th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: North Carolina A&T Aggies +6
In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Northeastern Huskies are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -6. However, we anticipate North Carolina A&T putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Huskies as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Aggies to cover.