Betting on today's Seawolves and Huskies game? Catch the action at Matthews Arena in Boston, MA, as the Huskies hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on CBSS. The odds for this Coastal Athletic Association conference game currently have the Huskies as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 145 points.

STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES VS NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stony Brook Seawolves +6.5

This game will be played at Matthews Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 4th.

WHY BET THE STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-70 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Even though we have Northeastern winning straight-up, we like Stony Brook at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will Stony Brook Be The Talk of Matthews Arena?

Stony Brook improved to 7-6 on the season following a 69-65 victory over Brown. The Seawolves have struggled on the road, posting a 1-5 record, while they have excelled at home with a 5-1 mark. Stony Brook has a positive ATS record, sitting above .500 at 8-4. Over their last five games, the team is 4-1 versus the spread.

Stony Brook comes in with an over/under record of 8-4-0 through 13 games, with their games averaging a combined 144.8 points per game so far. The Seawolves have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 146 points per game.

The Stony Brook offense is coming off a game where they scored 69 points against Brown. They posted a field goal percentage of 45% and connected on 6 threes. The Stony Brook offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 24.6 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 35% of their looks from outside this season.

On defense, Stony Brook is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.1 points per game. Stony Brook's three-point defense is currently 180th in the country at 9.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.6% of their shots vs. Stony Brook.

Will the Huskies Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Northeastern, who are 5-8 on the season, are coming off a loss to Rhode Island (82-71). In their previous ten home games, the Huskies have a 5-5 record, including last year. As of now, Northeastern holds a 7-6 ATS record heading into today's game. Over their last five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

After 13 games, Northeastern has an over/under record of 11-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 147.3 points per game so far. The Huskies' last five games have finished with a combined 141 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

In their recent game, the Huskies' offense concluded with 71 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.8 points per contest. Joe Pridgen led the team in scoring, putting up 19 points. Additionally, Rashad King contributed 14 points for the Huskies.

Coming into today's game, the Northeastern defense is giving up an average of 74.5 points per contest. So far, the Northeastern defense is giving up an average of 7.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.4 times per game (592nd).