Navy Midshipmen vs. Boston University Terriers ATS Prediction 01/22/20

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The Navy Midshipmen (10-7, 4-2 Pat) will be at Case Gym to go head-to-head with the Boston University Terriers (10-9, 4-2 Pat) in a Pat matchup. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Navy Midshipmen at Boston University Terriers ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Terriers lost to the Colgate Raiders, 79-70, while the Midshipmen barely escaped the Lafayette Leopards, 68-66.

The Midshipmen had a ridiculously low turnover percentage of 6.4 (better than their season average of 18.0) and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.4 (above their season average of 34.9). Boston University, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 5.2 (better than their season average of 15.4). Boston University’s Jack Hemphill led the way, finishing with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Navy was lifted by Cam Davis, who had 23 points and seven rebounds.

This was a highly competitive series last year, as the teams split their two games last season. In the last game, the Midshipmen won 79-74. Navy had a much better free throw rate (0.255 vs. 0.143). Boston University, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (12.9 vs. 19.1). This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Points at the line might be scarce for Boston University in this contest. The Terriers rank 332nd in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.170, while Navy ranks 37th in FTA rate allowed (0.168).

Navy vs. Boston University Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Boston University ranks 49th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Navy ranks 147th (4.4).
  • The Midshipmen rank 25th in rebounds allowed per game (31.3) while the Terriers rank 102nd (34.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Midshipmen have scored an average of 68.0 points per game (4.6 above their season average) and allowed an average of 67.6 points per game (6.5 above their season average).
  • The Terriers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 11.6, up from 2.5 for the season.