Boston University Terriers vs. Dartmouth Big Green Betting Prediction

Victor TrejosBasketball, College Basketball

The Boston University Terriers (6-4) will travel to Edward Leede Arena to meet the Dartmouth Big Green (6-5). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Boston University Terriers vs. Dartmouth Big Green Betting Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Big Green easily got past the Newbury Nighthawks 114-39, while the Terriers barely escaped the Northeastern Huskies 77-74.

The Terriers had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (37.1 vs. 24.2) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.542 vs. 0.500). Meanwhile, Dartmouth played a flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.096 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 48.8. For those same stats, Newbury was 0.014 and 20.4, respectively. Dartmouth rallied around Brendan Barry, who contributed 26 points and five assists. Tyler Scanlon, meanwhile played a key role for Boston University with 16 points and eight rebounds.

Chris Knight has really been playing well recently for Dartmouth, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Looking at effective field goal percentage, this appears to be a balanced matchup. The upper-echelon Dartmouth offense ranks 34th in the nation in that metric at 0.558, while the elite Boston University defense is ranked 33rd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.455). Also, the Terriers rank 350th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.145), while the Big Green rank 18th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.170).

Boston University Terriers vs. Dartmouth Big Green ATS Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Dartmouth, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Dartmouth ranks 19th in three pointers attempted per game (27.8) while Boston University ranks 221st (19.9).
  • The Terriers rank 49th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while the Big Green rank 73rd (3.0).
  • The Big Green rank 41st in assists per game (15.8) while the Terriers rank 131st (13.7).
  • Boston University ranks 130th in rebounds per game (36.3) while Dartmouth ranks 183rd in rebounds allowed per game (36.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Terriers\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 5.2, matching their season average.
  • During their last five games, the Big Green have scored an average of 88.6 points per game (9.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 72.4 points per game (0.8 above their season average).