The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (4-4) will be at home in Moore Gym when they meet the Boston University Terriers (3-4). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Friday, December 8, 2017.
Boston University Terriers vs. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats ATS Preview
The Terriers were beaten by the No. 10 Miami (FL) Hurricanes in their last matchup, 69-54. Boston University’s Cedric Hankerson contributed 10 points in the contest. Miami (FL) had a free throw rate of 0.167 (above their season average of 0.156). Boston University, on the other hand, forced the Hurricanes into a turnover percentage of 21.6 (above their season average of 14.2).
In the Wildcats last matchup, they were defeated by the Florida Atlantic Owls, 93-75. Brandon Tabb was Bethune-Cookman’s high scorer with 26 points on 11-for-19 shooting. Getting to the charity stripe was one of Florida Atlantic’s biggest strengths. They made 42 trips to the line, while Bethune-Cookman went just 24 times.
This contest should be a matchup of opposite paces. Bethune-Cookman ranks 58th in possessions per game (72.9) while Boston University is 172nd (70.4) since the 2016-17 season.
Boston University Terriers vs. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Boston University, ATS Winner – Boston University, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Terriers rank 181st in rebounds per game (35.5) while the Wildcats rank 311th in rebounds allowed per game (40.3).
- Bethune-Cookman ranks 37th in steals per game (7.6) while Boston University ranks 202nd in steals allowed per game (6.7).
- The Terriers rank 139th in assists per game (13.9) while the Wildcats rank 288th in assists allowed per game (16.2).
- Bethune-Cookman averages 23.1 three pointers per game, which ranks 93rd in the nation. Boston University ranks 241st in three pointers allowed per game (23.1).