Boston University Terriers vs. Elon Phoenix ATS Prediction

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The Elon Phoenix (3-4) will be at home in the Schar Center when they square off against the Boston University Terriers (4-4). The game begins at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Boston University Terriers at Elon Phoenix ATS Odds

Both teams thoroughly outplayed their last opponent. The Phoenix defeated the Central Pennsylvania College Knights 92-59, while the Terriers beat the New Hampshire Wildcats 82-53.

The Terriers, who came into the game averaging an effective field goal percentage of 0.522, had an absurd mark of 0.623, while the Wildcats had a turnover percentage of 18.4 (above their season average of 14.1). The Phoenix, on the other hand, had a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 46.2 (above their season average of 25.2) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.593 (above their season average of 0.511). Steven Santa Ana played well for Elon with 18 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. Tyler Scanlon had a solid performance for Boston University, contributing 15 points.

The Phoenix won the sole contest between these two teams last year, 77-69. Elon’s 0.140 free throw rate was their biggest strength over Boston University, who had a rate of 0.097.

Boston University may have difficulty getting to the free throw line in this showdown. The Terriers rank 335th in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.189, while Elon ranks first in FTA rate allowed (0.161) since the 2017-18 season.

Boston University Terriers at Elon Phoenix ATS Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Elon, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Elon ranks third in three pointers attempted per game (29.9) while Boston University ranks 243rd (19.9).
  • The Phoenix rank 44th in assists per game (15.7) while the Terriers rank 152nd (13.7).
  • Boston University ranks 177th in blocks per game (3.1) while Elon ranks 279th (2.0).
  • The Terriers rank 81st in steals per game (6.9) while the Phoenix rank 290th (4.5).
  • Boston University ranks 119th in rebounds allowed per game (34.0) while Elon ranks 288th (38.1).