The Lehigh Mountain Hawks (8-20, 5-11 Pat) wrap up their home schedule at Stabler Arena against the Boston University Terriers (17-12, 11-5 Pat). Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.
Boston University Terriers vs. Lehigh Mountain Hawks Betting Odds
Both teams beat their last opponent. The Mountain Hawks defeated the Bucknell Bison 69-60, while the Terriers beat the American University Eagles 64-60.
Boston University dominated every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.155 (below their season average of 0.179) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.1 (above their season average of 29.0). For those same stats, American University had marks of 0.105 and 29.4, respectively. Meanwhile, Lehigh dominated nearly every stat category in their game. They had a fantastic free throw rate of 0.327 (above their season average of 0.193) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.5 (above their season average of 26.0). For those same stats, Bucknell was 0.082 and 22.5, respectively. Lehigh’s James Karnik had a solid performance, finishing with 17 points and six rebounds. Boston University, meanwhile, rallied around Max Mahoney, who put up 15 points and 13 rebounds.
In their first matchup this season, Mahoney led the Terriers to an 84-67 victory. He notched a double-double with 23 points and 15 rebounds. Boston University’s rebounding was their largest strength. The Terriers had 11 offensive rebounds and 42 total rebounds, while the Mountain Hawks had four and 33, respectively.
Points at the line might be hard to come by for Lehigh in this meeting. The Mountain Hawks rank 285th in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.198, while Boston University ranks 42nd in FTA rate allowed (0.182). Additionally, the Terriers rank 55th in turnover percentage (17.1 percent), while the Mountain Hawks rank 302nd in opponents’ turnover percentage (17.2 percent).
Boston University vs. Lehigh Odds Pick
College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Lehigh, ATS Winner – Lehigh, O/U – Under
- Boston University ranks 92nd in three pointers allowed per game (20.3) while Lehigh ranks 258th (24.6).
- The Terriers rank 165th in assists per game (12.7) while the Mountain Hawks rank 213th in assists allowed per game (14.3).
- The Mountain Hawks have outscored opponents by an average of 0.6 points in their last five games. For the season, Lehigh has been defeated by an average of 5.4 points.
- During their last five games, the Terriers have scored an average of 68.0 points per game (3.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 64.4 points per game (3.0 below their season average).