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Northeastern vs Charleston Pick & Preview: Monday, February 13th Betting Odds

Huskies vs Cougars Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Northeastern Huskies at Charleston Cougars
  • Where: Charleston at TD Arena
  • Date: Monday, February 13th
  • Betting Odds: Northeastern +16.5, NEAST +1075 | CHAR -2320 O/U 147.5

Huskies Preview:

Coming into today’s matchup, the Northeastern Huskies are in the middle of a 6 game losing streak and have an overall record of 8-16. On the road, the Huskies will be playing their 13th game of the season, having gone 3-10. So far, the Huskies have been the underdog 14 times, going 2-12 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +16.5 underdogs on the spread.

Northeastern’s leading scorer this season is Jahmyl Telfort, who is averaging 16.17 points per contest. So far, Telfort has accounted for 24.62% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.54 rebounds per game and 2.17 assists. Coleman Stucke is the second leading scorer for the Huskies, averaging 9.65 points per game. Between him and Stucke, they are accounting for 38.7% 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 they 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.

Cougars Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Northeastern, the Charleston Cougars will be taking the floor for the 28th time this season and have an overall record of 24-3. So far this season, Charleston has played 15 games at home, sitting with a record of 14-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Cougars as the -16.5 point favorites. The Cougars have been favored 23 times, going 21-2 straight up.

Charleston’s leading scorer this season is Dalton Bolon, who is averaging 12.89 points per contest. So far, Bolon has accounted for 16.03% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.56 rebounds per game and 1.19 assists. Pat Robinson III is the second leading scorer for the Cougars, averaging 11.19 points per game. Between him and III, they are accounting for 29.9% of the team’s scoring.

Charleston comes into today’s matchup vs Northeastern, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 78.2 points per game. Through 27 games, they have hit 44.0% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Cougars have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 220th in possessions per game.

Free Spread Prediction: Charleston Cougars -16.5

Our analysis of the matchup between the Northeastern Huskies and Charleston Cougars shows that Northeastern will cover the spread as +16.5 point underdogs. We feel that the spread for this game is set too high, creating an opportunity for Northeastern to cover. Even if they are trailing throughout the game, the Huskies are a good candidate to keep the final score closer than predicted. In these scenarios, the better team’s pace of play can be a major factor in covering such a large spread. However, since both teams have possession rates that are near the NCAA average, Northeastern won’t have to play an unfamiliar style of basketball. Based on our model, we recommend betting on the Northeastern Huskies at +16.5.