The Boston University Terriers (15-11, 9-4 Pat) will be at Alumni Hall to meet the Navy Midshipmen (13-11, 7-6 Pat) in a Pat matchup. Action starts at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 15, 2020.
Boston University Terriers at Navy Midshipmen ATS Odds
In their last matchup, the Midshipmen won a close one over the Bucknell Bison, 60-59, while the Terriers were beaten by the Colgate Raiders, 79-63.
Navy dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.255 (above their season average of 0.230) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.0 (above their season average of 34.0). Bucknell put up marks of 0.060 and 21.4, respectively, for those same stats. Boston University, on the other hand, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (33.3 vs. 32.3). Cam Davis was a key piece for Navy with 22 points. Meanwhile, Max Mahoney had a good game for Boston University, putting up 16 points and eight rebounds.
In their first matchup this season, Greg Summers led the Midshipmen to a 60-58 win. He was the game’s top overall scorer with 19 points. Navy had a much better free throw rate (0.341 vs. 0.105). Boston University, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (16.4 vs. 22.7).
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams face off. Navy ranks 349th in possessions per game (62.4) and Boston University is 259th (67.7).
Boston University Terriers at Navy Midshipmen Odds Pick
Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Navy, ATS Winner – Navy, O/U – Under
- Navy ranks 24th in rebounds allowed per game (30.9) while Boston University ranks 78th (33.2).
- During their last five games, the Terriers have scored an average of 77.8 points per game (5.3 above their season average) and allowed an average of 69.4 points per game (0.9 above their season average).
- The Midshipmen have been outscored by an average of 1.0 point in their last five games. For the season, Navy has defeated opponents by an average of 1.3 points.