Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks vs. Boston University Terriers Free Prediction

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The Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks (5-5) will travel to Case Gym to challenge the Boston University Terriers (5-4). The game begins at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks vs. Boston University Terriers ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Terriers defeated the Elon Phoenix 65-58, while the River Hawks dismantled the NJIT Highlanders 94-71.

Massachusetts-Lowell played a nearly perfect game. They had a fantastic effective field goal percentage of 0.669 (above their season average of 0.542) and a free throw rate of 0.254 (matching their season average). NJIT was 0.468 and 0.190, respectively, for those same stats. The Terriers, on the other hand, held the Phoenix to an offensive rebounding percentage of 5.4 (below their season average of 28.5) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.418 (below their season average of 0.525). Boston University was led by Max Mahoney, who finished with 18 points and seven rebounds. Christian Lutete, meanwhile played a pivotal role for Massachusetts-Lowell with 28 points and nine rebounds.

The River Hawks won the sole game between these two teams last season, 87-82. Getting to the free throw line was one of Massachusetts-Lowell’s largest advantages. They had 36 free throw attempts, while Boston University had just nine.

This contest should be a matchup of opposite paces. Since last season, Massachusetts-Lowell has preferred to play fast (seventh in possessions per game), while Boston University has been slower-paced (271st in possessions per game).

Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks at Boston University Terriers ATS Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Boston University, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Boston University ranks 100th in steals per game (6.8) while Massachusetts-Lowell ranks 277th in steals allowed per game (7.4).
  • The River Hawks rank 164th in three pointers attempted per game (21.1) while the Terriers rank 240th (20.0).
  • The River Hawks rank sixth in assists per game (15.3) while the Terriers rank 154th (13.6).
  • Massachusetts-Lowell ranks 135th in rebounds per game (33.3) while Boston University ranks 241st (34.3).