Boston University vs Holy Cross: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Boston University Terriers visit the Holy Cross Crusaders in a matchup of Patriot teams at Hart Center, tipping off at 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17. The Terriers are  favorites in the game, the third matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Boston University Betting Information

  • Boston University has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, amassing a record of 3-5 against the spread.
  • The Terriers are an even 1-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • 5 of 8 Boston University games this season (62.5%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Boston University Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Javante McCoy 8 17.0 4.5 2.4 0.3 0.5 0.9
Walter Whyte 8 14.3 6.3 0.8 1.1 0.5 1.0
Sukhmail Mathon 10 11.0 7.5 1.6 0.5 1.0 0.1
Jack Hemphill 10 7.3 4.3 1.1 0.5 0.2 1.2
Jonas Harper 7 6.6 3.1 1.1 1.1 0.1 1.0

Holy Cross Betting Information

  • The Crusaders hold a losing record ATS this season, covering four times and failing to cover six times.
  • Six of Holy Cross’ 10 games (60%) this season have covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Holy Cross Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Gerrale Gates 12 18.0 7.8 1.8 1.1 0.6 0.0
Austin Butler 12 13.8 8.5 1.3 1.2 0.2 1.5
Matt Faw 12 10.6 5.8 0.7 0.9 2.3 0.6
R.J. Johnson 12 8.0 1.4 4.5 0.6 0.1 0.8
Ryan Wade 12 6.2 2.1 1.3 0.7 0.0 1.3

Total Facts

  • Boston University’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup total (142.5 points) in 50% of opportunities (four out of eight matchups).
  • In seven out of Holy Cross’ 10 games this season (70%), the competing teams scored more points than the point total in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • The Terriers average 68 points per game against the Crusaders’ 69.9, amounting to 4.6 points under the matchup’s point total of 142.5.
  • This matchup’s total is 14.1 fewer points than the 156.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Terriers have seen a 145.1 over/under in their games this season, 2.6 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 6.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Crusaders games this season (149.4 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/14/2021 Boston University Boston University -7.5 141.5 -357 +273 Regular Season 86-68 BU
2/13/2021 Boston University Holy Cross -5.5 143.5 -243 +193 Regular Season 82-65 HOLYCR
2/8/2020 N/A Boston University N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-68 BU
1/25/2020 N/A Holy Cross N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-64 BU

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