Boston University vs Holy Cross: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 24, 2021

Written By Staff on February 24, 2021

The Holy Cross Crusaders (3-10) are  underdogs as they try to break a four-game road slide when they visit the Boston University Terriers (4-7) on Wednesday, February 24 at Case Gym. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The over/under for the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 24, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Boston University Betting Information

  • The Terriers are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 5-6
  • The Terriers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more, going 1-0 this season.
  • In 63.6% of their games this season (7/11), the Terriers and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Terriers got a team-high 14 points from Sukhmail Mathon in a 78-63 loss to Colgate on Sunday. They failed to covered the spread as 11-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 141 points to go under the 152 point total.

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 11 15.6 4.2 2.2 0.6 0.4 0.8
Walter Whyte 11 13.4 5.9 0.7 1.0 0.5 1.0
Sukhmail Mathon 13 11.4 7.9 1.5 0.5 0.9 0.1
Jack Hemphill 13 7.4 3.9 1.2 0.4 0.2 1.0
Jonas Harper 10 6.5 2.7 1.0 1.1 0.1 1.0
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Holy Cross Betting Information

  • Holy Cross has more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 6-7 record.
  • Six of the Crusaders 13 games (46.2%) this season have failed to covered the point total.
  • The Crusaders took down Army 67-51 and covered the spread as 6-point underdogs, while going under the 143.5 point total in their most recent game on Sunday. Austin Butler racked up a team-high 23 points in the victory.

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 14 16.4 7.6 1.9 0.9 0.7 0.0
Austin Butler 15 15.1 8.9 1.3 1.6 0.3 1.6
Matt Faw 15 11.1 5.7 0.7 1.0 1.9 1.0
R.J. Johnson 15 8.1 1.5 4.5 0.7 0.1 0.8
Ryan Wade 15 6.3 2.4 1.4 0.7 0.1 1.4

Total Facts

  • Boston University’s games this year have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup (142.5 points) in six out of 11 opportunities (54.5% of matchups).
  • In 61.5% of Holy Cross’ games this season (8 of 13), the total points scored was more than Wednesday’s 142.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the matchup of 142.5 is 4.5 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Terriers (68.8 points per game) and the Crusaders (69.2 points per game).
  • The 153.3 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 10.8 more than the 142.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the Terriers have seen a 145.7 over/under in their games this season, 3.2 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.1 points fewer than the average over/under in Crusaders games this season (145.6 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/17/2021 Boston University Holy Cross -4 141.5 -182 +150 Regular Season 78-69 BU
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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