Delaware vs. Northeastern CAA Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023
The No. 6 seed Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (16-15, 8-10 CAA) are 5.5-point favorites in the CAA Tournament against the No. 11 seed Northeastern Huskies (10-19, 6-12 CAA) on Saturday at St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena. The contest tips off at 8:30 PM and airs on FloSports, with the winner moving one step closer to securing a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup has an over/under set at 136.5 points.
Delaware vs. Northeastern Odds
- Delaware odds to win: -230
- Northeastern odds to win: +189
- Spread: Delaware (-5.5)
- Total: 136.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV: FloSports
- Where: Washington D.C.
- Venue: St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena
Who Will Win Delaware vs. Northeastern?
Delaware and Northeastern Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
In games this season it was favored by 5.5 points or more, Delaware has a 3-5 record against the spread.
Northeastern has a 4-9 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year.
The two teams average a combined 1.8 fewer points per game (134.7) than this game’s over/under of 136.5 points.
Delaware and Northeastern have seen its opponents average a combined 5.1 more points per game than the over/under of 136.5 set in this outing.
The average point total in Delaware’s games this season is 3.3 more points than the total of 136.5 in this matchup.
Huskies games this season have averaged an over/under that equals the point total in this matchup.
The Fightin’ Blue Hens have a 12-16-2 record against the spread this season.
The Huskies are 11-17-1 against the spread this year.
Delaware Stats & Insights
Delaware scores 69.7 points per game (226th in college basketball) and gives up 70.1 (183rd in college basketball) for a -12 scoring differential overall.
Delaware records 29.3 rebounds per game (302nd in college basketball) while conceding 32.5 per outing to its opponents. It is outrebounded by 3.2 boards per game.
The Fightin’ Blue Hens hit 6.7 three-pointers per game (258th in college basketball), while their opponents have made 7.5 on average.
Delaware averages 92.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (210th in college basketball), and allows 93.2 points per 100 possessions (228th in college basketball).
The Fightin’ Blue Hens are posting 71.5 points per game this season in home games, which is 4.4 more points than they’re averaging away from home (67.1).
Northeastern Stats & Insights
Northeastern has a -188 scoring differential, falling short by 6.5 points per game. It is putting up 65.0 points per game, 332nd in college basketball, and is giving up 71.5 per outing to rank 225th in college basketball.
Northeastern ranks 114th in college basketball at 32.8 rebounds per game. That’s 3.0 more than the 29.8 its opponents average.
Northeastern hits 7.2 three-pointers per game (203rd in college basketball), 1.2 more than its opponents.
Northeastern ranks 341st in college basketball with 85.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 261st defensively with 94.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.
The Huskies average 65.8 points per game at home, and 64.8 on the road.
Delaware Key Players to Watch
The leader in points and assists for the Fightin’ Blue Hens is Jameer Nelson Jr., who scores 20.5 points and distributes 3.6 assists per game.
Delaware’s best rebounder is Christian Ray, who averages 8.8 boards per game in addition to his 9.4 PPG average.
The Fightin’ Blue Hens get the most three-point shooting production out of Nelson, who makes 1.7 threes per game.
Nelson is Delaware’s leader in steals, averaging 2.4 steals per game, while Gianmarco Arletti leads them in blocks with 0.9 per contest.
Northeastern Key Players to Watch
Chris Doherty paces the Huskies in rebounds and assists with 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.
Jahmyl Telfort counts for 16.2 points per game, making him the top scorer on Northeastern’s squad.
Coleman Stucke is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Huskies, hitting 1.9 threes per game.
Telfort (1.0 steal per game) is the steal leader for Northeastern while Doherty (0.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
Delaware vs. Northeastern Prediction
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- Pick OU:
Delaware 72, Northeastern 66
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