Holy Cross at Boston University: 2/24/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions

Holy Cross at Boston University: 2/24/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions Photo by Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Boston University Terriers (5-8) vs Holy Cross Crusaders (4-11)

Game Info: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Case Gym)

Betting Odds: Boston University Terriers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Holy Cross Crusaders and the Boston University Terriers face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at Case Gym.

These two teams have faced off five times already this season and it is Boston who has come away with wins in three of the games. 

The Holy Cross Crusaders comes into this game with a 4-11 record overall and coming into this game they have lost three of the last four games. In the last games against Army, the defense was strong giving up only 51 points and that led to the victory. Holy Cross on the season is averaging 69.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 76.1 points per game. Holy Cross on the season is averaging 43.6 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from behind the three point line. Gerrale Grates has been the best player for Holy Cross averaging 16.4 points while shooting 47.6 percent from the field.

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On the other side of this matchup is the Boston University Terriers who sit with a 5-8 record overall and they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Colgate, the offense scored 63 points and that led to the defeat. Boston on the season is averaging 69.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 76.2 points per game. Each of the last two games against Holy Cross the offense was strong and they need that to happen again. 

The over is 7-2 in Holy Cross last nine games played on Wednesday. Holy Cross is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight road games. Boston is 13-32 against the spread in their last 45 home games. 

Boston University is the better team and Holy Cross is going to have no chance to keep this game close. Back Boston University to come away with a cover the spread.

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Shane’s Pick Boston University -7.5

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